Montgomery City County Personnel

Juvenile Detention Supervisor (#CO0302)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to manage a shift of Juvenile Detention Officers who are responsible for the care, custody and control of children in a secure detention facility. Major work responsibilities include performing crisis management; counsels detainees and staff; supervising two or more full-time employees; performing administrative duties; conducting and coordinating in-service training; and contributing to department objectives by assisting co-workers, accepting additional assignments and performing related tasks. Employee reports to the Juvenile Detention Director and the Assistant Juvenile Detention Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have four (4) years of experience working with at risk juveniles. Education from a recognized college or university with a major or minor in Criminal or Juvenile Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or closely related field and 2 (two) years of experience will substitute for experience on a year for year basis. 

NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of supervisory experience.

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


Special Requirements

Employee is required to work shifts which include weekends and holidays and is subject to on call responsibility. Must have sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile in a volatile, possibly dangerous situation. Willingness to attend workshops and training sessions.

CLASS: CO0302; EST: ; REV: 6/19/2020;