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Assistant Juvenile Detention Director

Recruitment #18-CO0329-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this classification exists is to supervise the detention staff and perform administrative duties under the direction of the Detention Director.  Major work responsibilities include managing a juvenile detention facility shift, supervising employees, resolving and investigating emergencies and complaints, managing documents and files related to federal, state and professional standards, manages employee training programs, and assisting the director with facility operations.  The incumbent is supervised by the Juvenile Detention Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in criminal or juvenile justice or a social or behavioral science and five (5) years of experience in a secured juvenile facility including three (3) years of juvenile facility leadership or supervisory experience.

Special Requirements

Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays and willing to be on-call to respond to emergency incidents as needed.  Must possess or be able to attain a valid Alabama Driver’s license within 60 days and have an acceptable driving record.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) current vacancy and any vacancies that may occur from the date of the established list of eligible candidates. The current vacancy is with Montgomery County Youth Facility. Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on their online applications. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the appropriate number of eligible applicants for immediate referral, the supplemental questionnaire will be scored and used to rank the qualified applicants on the eligible register. Tied scores will not be broken. If the number of qualified applicants is equal to or less than the appropriate number for referral, qualified candidates will be certified as equally qualified.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

This position is open only to Montgomery County Youth Facility  employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.