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Juvenile Corrections Officer

Company: Douglas County Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Douglas County is accepting applications for a 3-month pool (February 7, 2022 - May 6, 2022) of candidates for Juvenile Detention Corrections Officers with 3 open positions available to fill immediately. Job Requirements:Douglas County offers a competitive salary, raises after 6 month evaluation of satisfactory job performance, advancement opportunities, plus health benefits, vision, dental, KPERS (Kansas Public Employee Retirement System), paid vacation and sick leave. The Juvenile Corrections Officer is responsible for assuring that offenders at Douglas County Juvenile Detention Center are provided oversight and structure through the supervision of their daily routine. Staff model behavior for the offenders to increase their accountability, competency development and reintegration techniques. Duties include supervising residents, conducting safety and security inspections, providing access to health care facilities, and facilitating housing, feeding, bedding, and well-being activities. Maintains security of the facility through resident counts, searches, inspections, and building security systems; books in juveniles using Jail Management Software system; ensures communication between shifts, teachers, supervisors and administration. Incumbents must maintain accurate records about the residents and the facilities and remain alert and attentive at all times. Candidates must be 21 years old with a valid Kansas driver's license or the ability to obtain one. Required qualifications include minimum of 3 hours college coursework, high school diploma or G.E.D., and basic computer skills. Preference given to applicants with human services experience. Compliance with shift work is mandatory. For priority consideration of current open positions, submit application and resume online at by 5:00pm on Friday, May 6, 2022. EOE.

Keywords: Douglas County Kansas, Lawrence , Juvenile Corrections Officer, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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