Full-Time Juvenile Detention Officer (Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office)
Position Title: JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER (FULL-TIME)
Posting Begins: November 6, 2014
Posting Ends: N/A
Division: Juvenile Detention
Position Type: Replacement, Full-time, 40+ Hrs./Week
Location of Position: 710 N. 7th St., Justice Complex
Applications and instructions to applicants may be obtained in the Human Resources Department of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, 701 North 7th Street, Rm. 646, Kansas City, Kansas 66101 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Application packets may also be obtained by phone 913-573-5660, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or on our website www.wycokck.org.
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsibilities include direct supervision of juvenile offenders detained in Detention. Duties include assisting in the admission and discharge of residents, participating in the organizing, directing and evaluating the juvenile offenders' activities of the shift, ensuring all records are accurate and complete before transferring responsibility to the next shift, and providing support and structure for detained juveniles through fair and consistent enforcement of rules through application of consequences and through active listening and understanding. Continual documentation of offenders' actions and behaviors. Be advised this position requires rotational 12 hour shifts and one 6 hour shift. The position offers three and a half days off per week.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a minimum of three semester hours of college-level study in adolescent development, psychology or a related subject; or forty-five clock hours in documented training in child care or child development; or one year of experience as a child care worker or house parent in a facility serving youth of the same age. Must pass background check and CVSA (truth verification exam All applicants are required to provide Human Resources with the following original documents: State Certified Birth Certificate, High School Diploma or GED, DD-214 if applicant has prior military service, valid driver's license and official sealed transcripts for any colleges attended, at the time the application is submitted.
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN.
Salary Range: $20.01/hr
PI #: 6703, 6947, 6598, 6600, 6602, 6594, 4063, 6869, 6581
Class. Code: 5330
It is the policy of the Unified Government not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion or creed, sex, age or disability. All applicants for this position who do not presently hold a safety sensitive position with the Unified Government will be required to submit to a drug test after successful bid and before actual
MUST BE A RESIDENT OF WYANDOTTE COUNTY OR WILLING TO RELOCATE.
PUBLIC LAW REQUIRES ALL NEW APPOINTEES TO SUBMIT PROOF OF IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
The United Government of Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce.