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Job Description:

  

Position Requirements:

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of a required training program.

Other Requirements:

LICENSE (s)

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in the state where the work site is located only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to cope with crisis situations that occurs in a juvenile facility.
  • Ability to follow orders explicitly.
  • Ability to empathize with juveniles from different backgrounds.
  • Ability to work with a variety of behaviors.
  • Ability to tolerate verbal and mental abuse while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to perform appropriate crisis intervention, including physically breaking up fights.
  • Ability to participate in escape apprehension activities and to respond to emergency situation requirements.
  • Ability to complete pre-service and annual in-service CPR and first aid certification training and self-defense and physical intervention training.
  • Ability to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines; set priorities; deal diplomatically with difficult individuals; and supervise others; ability to manage multiple programs; lead management teams and work independently. Adherence to the highest ethical standards essential.
  • Ability to write concise and accurate reports.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

Position Requirements:

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of a required training program.

Other Requirements:

LICENSE (s)

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in the state where the work site is located only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Equipment Utilized

Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the company undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

School vocational classroom; living quarters of residents; various indoor and outdoor facility recreation areas and other areas frequented by residents. Work environment may involve exposure to noise, dust, fumes, dangerous machinery, chemicals, body fluids, falling objects, and aggressive verbal and physical behavior from students, and weather and temperature extremes.

The following is a composite representation of the actual positions which make up this classification. It is not intended to cover all possible job requirements or job factors which, if applicable, are included by reference. Lines of supervision and reporting are as shown on an organizational chart.

Position Definition & Summary:

Under direction of a supervisor, manages the general conduct and behavior of juvenile residents, the maintenance of discipline, and the custodial, life and social skills training, recreation, transportation, and housekeeping functions; does related work as required. The YCW 1 must make every attempt to minimize adverse affects of confinement by supporting the juvenile's physical, emotional, educational, and social development in an atmosphere, which is as non-threatening as possible. Is on call to respond to emergencies.

Position Expectations and Essential Functions:

Transports juvenile residents to various locations outside the facility using a van or car to assist residents in obtaining needed treatments, employment, attend court, and so forth.

YCW's designated for transportation have the authority to transport medical files.

Supervises and/or participates in various recreation programs and activities with juvenile residents to stimulate interest in and cooperation with various social and education programs.

Teaches, supervises and/or participates in various daily living activities with juvenile residents to stimulate interest in and train skills needed for independent living.

Provides advice to individual juvenile residents on personal problems they encounter while in the facility such as peer pressure, adapting to the surroundings, and so forth by presenting a positive role model and using common sense to relieve tension and prevent additional problems.

Keeps continual track of the number of juvenile residents under direct supervision through periodic head counts and records in a log book all movements of juvenile residents in areas both inside and outside the facility to be aware at all times of the whereabouts of juvenile residents.

Uses understanding to calm disruptive residents in a potentially dangerous situation and may physically restrain residents to prevent endangering the health and safety of the resident and others.

Constantly observes unusual physical appearance or behavior of juvenile residents throughout the facility to uncover violations of rules and protect the health, security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents.

Detects unusual odors such as marijuana, cigarette smoke, fires, or alcohol to uncover violations, and protects the security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents.
Listens for unusual sounds such as a sudden change in noise level, calls for help, cries of fire, arguments among juvenile residents, scraping of metal, and so forth to maintain the security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents, and to react in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures in crisis situations.

Learns the names and recognizes juvenile residents under immediate charge and maintains a constructive personal relationship with the juvenile residents to control their general conduct and behavior and to identify the problem residents so that these persons can be closely watched.

Patrols various locations within the facility for the purpose of checking safety and security hazards such as fire, smoke, broken pipes, unlocked doors, and tampered windows and locks to protect the security and safety of the inmates and the facility.

Searches juveniles clothing and possessions, and makes periodic room checks to detect contraband in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures.

Participates in escape apprehension activities.

Participates in emergency response activities.

Supervises, performs, and instructs juvenile residents in housekeeping duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, making beds, and so forth to maintain sanitary conditions in resident areas.

Ensures that all residents are washed and properly dressed by observing them, and thus maintains personal hygiene of the residents.

Remains alert to possible security problems such as the planning of escapes and so forth, and reports such information in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures.

Writes comprehensive, factual, incident reports and/or fills out short forms such as head counts and safety reports to give routine and detailed information.

Perform related tasks as required to include operation of the facility's central control center

 

Minimum Education Required: High School Diloma or Equivalent

 

To apply for this position, please visit the CareerSource Heartland center nearest you.

Position Requirements:

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of a required training program.

Other Requirements:

LICENSE (s)

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in the state where the work site is located only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to cope with crisis situations that occurs in a juvenile facility.
Ability to follow orders explicitly.

Ability to empathize with juveniles from different backgrounds.

Ability to work with a variety of behaviors.

Ability to tolerate verbal and mental abuse while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Ability to perform appropriate crisis intervention, including physically breaking up fights.

Ability to participate in escape apprehension activities and to respond to emergency situation requirements.

Ability to complete pre-service and annual in-service CPR and first aid certification training and self-defense and physical intervention training.

Ability to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines; set priorities; deal diplomatically with difficult individuals; and supervise others; ability to manage multiple programs; lead management teams and work independently. Adherence to the highest ethical standards essential.

Ability to write concise and accurate reports.

Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

Equipment Utilized

Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the company undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

School vocational classroom; living quarters of residents; various indoor and outdoor facility recreation areas and other areas frequented by residents. Work environment may involve exposure to noise, dust, fumes, dangerous machinery, chemicals, body fluids, falling objects, and aggressive verbal and physical behavior from students, and weather and temperature extremes.

The following is a composite representation of the actual positions which make up this classification. It is not intended to cover all possible job requirements or job factors which, if applicable, are included by reference. Lines of supervision and reporting are as shown on an organizational chart.

Position Definition & Summary:

Under direction of a supervisor, manages the general conduct and behavior of juvenile residents, the maintenance of discipline, and the custodial, life and social skills training, recreation, transportation, and housekeeping functions; does related work as required. The YCW 1 must make every attempt to minimize adverse affects of confinement by supporting the juvenile's physical, emotional, educational, and social development in an atmosphere, which is as non-threatening as possible. Is on call to respond to emergencies.

Position Expectations and Essential Functions:

Transports juvenile residents to various locations outside the facility using a van or car to assist residents in obtaining needed treatments, employment, attend court, and so forth.

YCW's designated for transportation have the authority to transport medical files.

Supervises and/or participates in various recreation programs and activities with juvenile residents to stimulate interest in and cooperation with various social and education programs.

Teaches, supervises and/or participates in various daily living activities with juvenile residents to stimulate interest in and train skills needed for independent living.

Provides advice to individual juvenile residents on personal problems they encounter while in the facility such as peer pressure, adapting to the surroundings, and so forth by presenting a positive role model and using common sense to relieve tension and prevent additional problems.

Keeps continual track of the number of juvenile residents under direct supervision through periodic head counts and records in a log book all movements of juvenile residents in areas both inside and outside the facility to be aware at all times of the whereabouts of juvenile residents.

Uses understanding to calm disruptive residents in a potentially dangerous situation and may physically restrain residents to prevent endangering the health and safety of the resident and others.

Constantly observes unusual physical appearance or behavior of juvenile residents throughout the facility to uncover violations of rules and protect the health, security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents.

Detects unusual odors such as marijuana, cigarette smoke, fires, or alcohol to uncover violations, and protects the security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents.
Listens for unusual sounds such as a sudden change in noise level, calls for help, cries of fire, arguments among juvenile residents, scraping of metal, and so forth to maintain the security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents, and to react in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures in crisis situations.

Learns the names and recognizes juvenile residents under immediate charge and maintains a constructive personal relationship with the juvenile residents to control their general conduct and behavior and to identify the problem residents so that these persons can be closely watched.

Patrols various locations within the facility for the purpose of checking safety and security hazards such as fire, smoke, broken pipes, unlocked doors, and tampered windows and locks to protect the security and safety of the inmates and the facility.

Searches juveniles clothing and possessions, and makes periodic room checks to detect contraband in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures.

Participates in escape apprehension activities.

Participates in emergency response activities.

Supervises, performs, and instructs juvenile residents in housekeeping duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, making beds, and so forth to maintain sanitary conditions in resident areas.

Ensures that all residents are washed and properly dressed by observing them, and thus maintains personal hygiene of the residents.

Remains alert to possible security problems such as the planning of escapes and so forth, and reports such information in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures.

Writes comprehensive, factual, incident reports and/or fills out short forms such as head counts and safety reports to give routine and detailed information.

Perform related tasks as required to include operation of the facility's central control center