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Juvenile Correctional Lieutenant- Cadwell RYDC- Cadwell, GA (FSC)

Georgia.gov

Georgia.gov

Georgia
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

JOB SUMMARY:

Positively impact the lives of youth in the care of the Department of Juvenile Justice through the collaborative creation and maintenance of a safe, therapeutic, and educational environment in facilities. Provide support, guidance, and structure for our detained youth by modeling, encouraging, and reinforcing pro-social behaviors to include patience, empathy, cooperation, professionalism, and respect. Supervises, guides and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Performs as shift supervisor of a unit or program.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Assumes responsibility for the custody, security, and care of youth through adherence to policies and standard operating procedures governing the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • Maintains order and discipline by intervening with youth through active supervision and controlling inappropriate youth behavior to maintain a safe and secure environment.
  • Ensures the provision of direct support, guidance, and structure for detained youth with an emphasis on safety, personal conduct, care, and rehabilitation.
  • Supervises and plans work of assigned staff.
  • Completes administrative paperwork, the preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and reports.
  • Develops work and security procedures.
  • Supervises contraband searches and inspections, inventories, maintains physical control of logs, keys, tools, weapons, and related equipment.
  • Maintains knowledge of, complies with, and enforces all facility policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Provides support in training, selecting, and orienting subordinate staff.
  • Reads and reviews youth information to identify issues that require special attention.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma/GED and one (1) year of experience as a Juvenile Correctional Officer Sergeant (PSP223) or equivalent. Must possess and maintain State of Georgia P.O.S.T. certification within the first six months of employment.

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

· Current and valid certification as a Juvenile Correctional Officer by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council

· One or more years of experience in a Juvenile Justice environment

· Completion of one or more years of college

Military Salary Increase Incentive Amount:

· 2.5% for one year of active-duty service

· 5% for two years of active-duty service

· 7.5% for three years of active-duty service

· 10% for 4+ years of active-duty service

BENEFITS:

In addition to a competitive salary & benefits, GA Department of Juvenile Justice is part of a statewide initiative called Total Rewards that seeks to attract and retain employees by supplementing their base pay and benefits with programs designed to improve the quality of their work environment and lead to greater job satisfaction and work/life balance. Eligible employees are offered generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. For more information, visit https://djj.georgia.gov/Online-Applications/employee-benefits

We are a qualified employer for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR

CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

DJJ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

High school diploma/GED and one (1) year of experience as a Juvenile Correctional Officer Sergeant (PSP223) or equivalent. Must possess and maintain State of Georgia P.O.S.T. certification within the first six (6) months of employment.
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