JUVENILE SUPERVISION OFFICER (BOOT CAMP)
Company: Cameron County
Location: San Benito
Posted on: June 6, 2021
JUVENILE SUPERVISION OFFICER
$ 29,000.00 per year
are under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisors,
Operations Manager, and Facility Administrator.
Associate's Degree in a related field of criminal justice,
psychology, or government preferred; must have a high school
diploma or GED.
Certificates, and Experience
- Must be
over twenty-one (21) years of age (for state certification
Texas Driver's License and must have current automobile
- Ability to
communicate effectively (reading, writing, and understanding) in
English; knowledge of Spanish is preferred;
- Able to
submit to a drug urinalysis pre-screening exam and pass a criminal
background check. If the candidate for employment does have a
criminal record, it must be cleared through the requirements as set
forth by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department;
Licenses or Certificates
Supervision Officer Certification;
Resuscitation (CPR) Certification and First Aid (FA);
with Care (HWC) State Approved Restraint Technique
direct supervision of all resident's daily activities, including
but not limited to the education program, basic arts and crafts,
outdoor activities all while maintaining safety and order of all
residents. In addition at times there may be the requirement to
provide one-to-one supervision where appropriate to ensure the
safety of youth including moderate or high risk suicide risk
- Assign and
supervise residents in daily housekeeping details as required by
maintaining accountability of all residents and equipment and
ensure that the environment is safe, clean, and secure.
available treatment plans, corrective disciplinary strategies and
effective treatment intervention programs. Ensure that residents
are aware of and understand their responsibilities and appropriate
cognitive skill groups and teamwork activities.
and document resident's behavior and maintain basic discipline and
control of residents through careful and consistent enforcement of
the rules and regulations.
information and completes written reports on incidents that occur,
using data from direct witnessing or other sources.
individual and crisis coping techniques such as de-escalation
skills to maintain control of situations and help relieve the
resident's anxieties and tension.
security and fire alarm systems, including closed circuit
residents to off-site locations as required, to include medical and
communication with other staff to ensure continuity of
oversight and participate in committees and special
- May assist
in investigating incidents involving residents.
apply a physical restraint as instructed by Handle With Care, when
a resident is physically harming themselves or others, property
damage over $50 and/or attempting to escape.
maintain, and comply with professional conduct and ethical behavior
consistent with the standards and policies and procedures expected
by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), TJJD, Cameron County,
and Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department (CCJJD) at all time,
both on duty and off duty.
- A JSO
shall not initiate or maintain an inappropriate relationship with
any children under the supervision of the CCJJD. An inappropriate
relationship can include but is not limited to bribery,
solicitation of gifts, favors or services from the resident or
their families and/or any actions that could be construed as an
- Adhere and
comply with all PREA standards and will follow zero tolerance
towards all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment following a
duty to report immediately, without reservation any possible PREA
- Adhere and
comply with all TJJD standards to include Abuse, Neglect, and
Exploitation (ANE) standards following a duty to report, without
reservation any standard violation and cooperate with all ANE
- Adhere and
comply CCJJD's and Cameron County's policies and procedures and
know how to keep abreast of any changes to said policies and
procedures, including maintaining an effective safety program as
established by Cameron County.
- Abide by
all federal, state, and local laws; the nature
of our profession requires being a good role model and setting a
good example at all times.
staff meetings and trainings as required and scheduled.
is contingent upon federal, state, local and/or grant
- CCJJD is
an At-Will employer; the department has the right to terminate your
employment for any legal reason, or no reason, at any time either
with or without notice.
Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the Chief Juvenile
Probation Officer and/or designee to include reassignment which is
in the best interest of the department.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
practices, procedures and legal terminology related to court
juvenile justice system standards and procedures.
practices in area of assignment.
knowledge of providing trauma-informed care, establishing
appropriate relationships, and social adjustment.
- Safety and
security techniques and standards.
restraint techniques to prevent self-injurious and assaultive
behaviors and escape.
and responding to resident behavior.
solving and decision making.
verbal and written communication.
computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and a
variety of software packages
- Adhere to
facility's strength based behavior modification
to work a rotating schedule in order to meet the needs of the
efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
- Reason and
make judgments and decisions.
resident and program confidentiality.
effectively with mentally disturbed, hostile and aggressive
time well, perform multiple tasks, and organize diverse
written documentation clearly, accurately, and
effectively and courteously in a stressful environment while
maintaining a professional manner.
and maintain effective working relationships with departmental
clientele, representatives of outside agencies, other county
employees and officials, representatives of the juvenile justice
system and the general public.
off site supervision contingent with facility policies.
WORK ENVIORNMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
no electronic devices, smart watches or cell phones allowed in the
facility while either on/off shift.
travel with little or no notice (emergency transport) requiring
additional hours after scheduled shift and/or overnight stays may
be required for transports and/or training.
- Subject to
contact with communicable diseases, hazardous waste, human fecal
matter and foul odors.
- Must be
able to work in high noise level environment.
- At no
time, will the review or use of social media be allowed while on
duty, and/or on County provided electronic equipment, except in
limited situations where such activity is work related and is
authorized by the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer or
requirements include the ability to life/carry up to 50-100 pounds,
visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and
manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and basic office
equipment. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs,
bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching,
twisting, balancing, repetitive motion, and squatting to perform
- Subject to
stressful environment and resident contact for extended periods of
back-up emergency response is needed, must be able to run to the
set is approved by the county.
Boots/Shoes/PT gear and Ear Pieces must be purchased by
- If visible
tattoos, sleeves or cover ups must be worn.
- Sets the
example regarding personal appearance with regards to hair being
neatly trimmed and combed and tied back daily (women).
jewelry allowed is a watch, wedding band and stud earrings for
females. Necklaces may be worn inside your county issued
not a Civil Service covered position.
County Offers Excellent Fringe Benefits, Including: Health and Life
Insurance Protection, Sick and Annual Leave, Retirement System and
Paid Holidays. Cameron County has a mandatory direct deposit
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