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Juvenile Justice Specialist IV

Recruitment #190306-K10D-01

Introduction

Position is located at the Central Oklahoma Juvenile center in Tecumseh OK

Supervises subordinate Juvenile Justice Specialists. Supervises case work, reviews court reports, treatment plans and other documents to ensure compliance with OJA policy and ACA standards.

Monitors the development and implementation of treatment plans. Will conduct individual counseling sessions for any resident in need of additional services, as well as review of treatment plans.

Coordinate JJS Staff in facilitating UTT, ITT, PMC, RAS, Parole Hearings and Grand Staffings required to monitor the resident’s movement through the COJC program and manage specific modalities/issues assigned to each juvenile.

Prepares reports for the Court, District Attorney and Parole Board. Ensure that all documentation is accurate regarding juvenile's treatment. May testify in court as an expert witness. Prepares monthly and annual reports.

 

 

 

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

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 IV:
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees are responsible for the direct supervision of lower level Juvenile Services Specialists.  Employees acting as direct supervisors will supervise a staff of juvenile service specialists; act as experts in a specialized field, and implement and direct of juvenile services programs in multiple counties or a metropolitan area.  Employees at this level may be designated backup supervisor in the absence of the District Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level IV:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in a behavioral science 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; or a juris doctorate 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; or a master’s degree and three 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; or a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and three 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; or a bachelor’s degree and four 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 be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days 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.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Qualification Review.

 ***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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