Montgomery City County Personnel

Juvenile Detention Officer (#CO0300)

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Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to monitor and care for the needs of detainees in secure custody at the Montgomery County Youth Facility. The Montgomery County Youth Facility is a controlled security facility. The work responsibilities of the position are: monitors detainees in all daily activities, events, school and their assigned duties; oversees detainees in performing daily housekeeping duties; documents all daily activities and movements of detainees; processes new detainees for detention; and contributes to department objectives. Employees receive direct supervision from the shift supervisor, and general supervision from a Compliance Officer, the Assistant Detention Director, or the Detention Director.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or G.E.D. and one of year experience working directly with detainees or youth in an institutional setting, organized recreational program, or the juvenile justice field OR a Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences such as Criminal Justice, Justice and Public Safety, Human Services, Social Work, or a closely-related field.

Note:  Qualifying educations, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Special Requirements

Employment is conditional upon applicants acquiring and maintaining an Alabama Driver's License and providing a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) from the Department of Public Safety as proof of an insurable driving record and passing a Physical Agility Test.

CLASS: CO0300; EST: ; REV: 4/17/2019;