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|Job Title:||Juvenile Corrections Officer|
|Hiring Organization:||NW Ohio Juvenile Detention, Training & Rehabilitation Center|
|Salary Range:||$21840 - $24024|
|Description:||JOB DESCRIPTION: JUVENILE CORRECTION OFFICER
OVERALL PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE Employee functions under minimal supervision. Maintains safety for staff and detainees and ensures continuous security. Follows the established guidelines and procedures in regular daily tasks. Must be mature, patient, and show evidence of personal qualities of character and be able to use good judgment. Unusual problems or deviations from policy are referred to supervisor on duty and/or Assistant Superintendent, and/or Superintendent.
To meet employment eligibility requirements for appointment as a Juvenile Corrections Officer, a person must
CERTIFICATION: To be eligible for certification the applicant must meet eligibility requirements for appointment as a Juvenile Corrections Officer, shall not have disqualifying criminal history, must obtain current CPR certification, current First Aid certification, current physical restraint training/ certification, and forty (40) hours of in-house training that is approved by the Ohio Department of Youth Services and/or American Corrections Association within the first six months of employment. Staff should have attended, or be eligible to attend the 120 hour basic corrections academy.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
This position should be prepared to deal with emotionally disturbed and/or violent children. You must also be aware of crisis prevention and be familiar with restraint. The threat to physically restrain violent youth, who could pose harm to themselves or others, exists at all times. Work involves an exposure to personal danger and psychological stress. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work in outside weather conditions exposed to wet, humid, or cold conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. Work performed in both daylight and at night and may require transport of juveniles though areas of varying population densities and traffic congestion, and under a variety of unsafe road conditions caused by inclement weather.
The following physical demands would exist in the every day duties of this position: Standing, walking, sitting, lifting and/or carrying up to 75 pounds, pushing and/or pulling in physical restraint; reaching to retain objects in high places; stooping and/or kneeling to search or check under chairs, tables, etc (for contraband); speaking and hearing in order to communicate with the juveniles; and sight in order to maintain security of the facility and juveniles.
This position has access to juvenile criminal records, social histories, school records, psychological evaluations, psychiatric evaluations, etc.
The final applicant selected for this position may be required to submit to urinalysis prior to being hired to test for illegal drug use. The Detention Center will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. Applicant must also be able to pass a background check (criminal history).
*This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee filling this position, who will be required to follow instructions and perform any duties required by the employee’s supervisor or designee.
This job description does constitute an employment agreement or contract between the employer and applicant and is subject to change by the employer as its needs change.
|Special Instructions:||Job Applications are available at www.nwojdc.org No phone calls.|
|Additional Online Information:||www.nwojdc.org|
|Contact Information:|| Brian Patrick
03389 County Road 2425
Stryker, Ohio United States
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