STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A16

Class No. 4524

JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER V

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) work overseeing correctional staff who provide direct care to juveniles in a correctional residential facility. Work involves overseeing the daily operations of a juvenile residential facility. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees juvenile activities, programs, and behaviors on an individual and group basis.

Oversees searches for contraband and oversees searches of juveniles.

Oversees inspections for health and safety hazards and facility cleanliness.

Oversees investigations of incidents and submits reports.

Counsels juveniles, offering advice and guidance.

Documents and notifies appropriate authorities concerning the abnormal behaviors of juveniles.

Ensures that juveniles in custody are present or accounted for, and reports escapes.

Ensures that work shifts are adequately staffed.

Transports juveniles as appropriate.

Instructs and trains correctional staff on agency procedures.

Completes and approves time sheets and leave requests.

May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in juvenile guidance work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of safety and security procedures and practices, of counseling and guidance techniques, and of facility rules and regulations.

Ability to maintain order and discipline; to respond quickly to emergencies; to oversee juvenile programs; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Must possess a valid driver’s license.


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Revised 9-1-15