Juvenile Counselor/Correctional

By May 16, 2018 No Comments

Probation Department


$14.11 per hour
This is a part-time (hours vary weekly), non-benefited position.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Under supervision, to learn to supervise and be responsible for the custody, rehabilitation, health care, safety, security and daily living activities of juvenile wards in the County Juvenile Hall; to learn to counsel wards and monitor progress in meeting counseling objectives; and to do related work as required.
Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge of:
Basic knowledge of the functions and procedures of the County Juvenile Hall. Behavior problems of juveniles. Basic knowledge of principles and techniques of individual and group counseling. First Aid and emergency medical practices and procedures.
Ability to:
Learn the psychodynamics and physical manifestations of chemical dependency. Learn the policies and procedures of Juvenile Hall operations. Learn behavior modification techniques. Learn to apply counseling and treatment techniques in working with juveniles. Apply the methods, procedures, and practices used in the care, custody, and detention of juveniles. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Recognize health and behavioral problems in juveniles. Effectively respond to emergency or critical situations. Drive an automobile to transport wards. Deal tactfully and courteously with people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Exercise good judgment in handling potentially hostile situations. Effectively represent the Juvenile Hall in contacts with the public, other County staff and other law enforcement agencies. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience, which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience in supervising or counseling youth is desirable. Completion of advanced level course work in sociology, psychology, behavior sciences, or a closely related field is highly desirable.
Special Requirements:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License. Ability to complete P.C. 832 Training within one year of employment. Possession of or ability to obtain valid First Aid and CPR certificates.

Job Summary

Worksite City: Weaverville

Wages / Salary: $14.11

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Contract Status: Regular


Driver’s License Required: Yes

Class: C

DMV History: No

FMCSA Medical Card Required: No

Ways to apply

To apply for this job email your details to mharlow@trinitycounty.org

Apply to Fax: 530-623-4222

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