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Juvenile Justice Specialist II

Recruitment #180614-K10B-I07

Introduction

Position is located at the Oklahoma Co JSU in Oklahoma City OK

Position may be underfilled as K10A. 

Annual Hiring Rate K10B : $35,916.66
Annual Hiring Rate K10A : $30,982.38

THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO CURRENT OR PREVIOUS PERMANENT CLASSIFIED STATE OF OKLAHOMA EMPLOYEES AND REINSTATEMENTS ONLY.

Provide intake, probation and parole services to youth and families as mandated by statute. Travel is required across the State of Oklahoma including transporting youth and families, sometimes in personal vehicle.

Provide 24-hour direct services to clients within the OJA administrative district; maintain contact with youth in and out of home placement. Requires on-call responses 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Develops individual service plans. Initiate and prepare all case documentation in accordance with policy. Enters, update and maintain all pertinent information on JOLTS, CMS and related data systems.

Prepare all appropriate reports to court and other formal reports of services provided to clients. Attends all court hearings for assigned cases. Submit monthly reports and attends training as required. Participates in other related duties as assigned. May provide liaison services to group home, local CIC, youth shelter, detention center, hospital and youth services.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing services in the areas of rehabilitation of juvenile offenders and protection of the public through clinical and case management activities in the areas of juvenile intake, probation, parole and custodial responsibility for delinquent children and their families.  Within an Office of Juvenile Justice facility provides clinical social work services to residents and their families.  Employees perform both program delivery and client intervention functions.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for the completion of the assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where employees perform entry-level work in a training status in learning technical skills in providing juvenile services to clients and their families.  Casework determinations are tentative and require supervisory approval.  Employees at this level work with low risk clients and provide routine services in the areas of intake, custody, probation and parole; or entry-level work within a Juvenile Justice facility.

Level II:
At this level of this job family employees provide juvenile services to youth and their families at the full performance level.  In addition to differentiated casework activities and development of a treatment plan and provision of services, employees at this level will evaluate residents placed in facilities; monitor provider contracts; conduct foster care studies; act as liaison with community resources; act as client advocate; and develop and maintain expertise in specialized areas of treatment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science; or a bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole.

NOTE:  No substitution of experience for education will be allowed for the bachelor’s degree.

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in a behavioral science; or a juris doctorate degree; or a master’s degree and one year of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole; or a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and one year of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole; or a bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole.

NOTE:  No substitution of experience for education will be allowed below the bachelor’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.

A probation/trial period may be required.

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position, possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license at time of appointment and be willing to work 2 evenings a week.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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