Kootenai County - JUVENILE DETENTION SPECIALIST - Coeur d Alene, Idaho

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Job Overview

Department Kootenai County
TypeEntry Level
Corrections
Other
Job TitleJUVENILE DETENTION SPECIALIST - Coeur d Alene, Idaho
Salary$19.10
Contactkchr@kcgov.us
Location Coeur d Alene, ID


Job Announcement

Juvenile Detention Specialist - Dedicated to our youth!

     “The Juvenile Detention Center assures the safety of our community by detaining juvenile offenders.”

***APPLY ONLINE https://www.kcgov.us/356/Employment-Opportunities  AND ATTACH COVER LETTER & RESUME***

THIS POSITION Is responsible for providing direct supervision, direction and guidance of delinquent youth in a secure facility; security and safety of the residents and staff as well as meeting the needs of the individual and of the group through counseling, training, education. NOTE: This position is required to work non-traditional, flexible work schedules, including weekends and holidays and variable shifts, including nights. Final candidates will complete skills testing. Applicants must interview in person at the Juvenile Detention Center in Coeur d Alene.

  • $18.60 + $.50 per hour shift differential
  • Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 11.94% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement.
  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $55.33 per month (2021 nicotine free rate).  View our entire benefits package.
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • 40 hours of paid vacation after 6 months of full-time employment
  • This position is required to work non-traditional, flexible work schedules, including weekends and holidays and variable shifts including nights.

 

View the full job description https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/classspecs/1052364?keywords=juvenile%20detention%20spec&pagetype=classSpecifications

DO YOU QUALIFY?

  • Are you able to attend an interview in person at the Juvenile Detention Center?
  • Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree in Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Counseling or Psychology or a closely related field with related experience and/or training?
  • Do you possess or have the ability to possess Idaho O.S.T. certification, CPR and First Aid Certification, Unlicensed Assistive Personnel certification and Aikido Control Technique certification?
  • Do you possess or have the ability to possess a driver’s license and be insurable?
  • Are you able to pass skills assessments for: Writing/Essay/Skills/Spelling/Grammar/Math/Word/Excel/Outlook?

 

APPLY ONLINE at https://www.kcgov.us/356/Employment-Opportunities. In order to be considered attach cover letter, resume and ALL WORK HISTORY for the last 10 years minimum to the online application. Must successfully pass skills assessment and the County’s pre-employment and subsequent drug testing, the facility’s pre-employment written and psychological examination, and meet entrance requirements for P.O.S.T. Must be available to interview in person at the Juvenile Detention Center in Coeur d Alene.

EOE / Vets Preference / Drug Free Workplace

Please direct questions regarding this position to kchr@kcgov.us


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