Resident Care Specialist II

Recruitment #210408-Z60B-I01

Introduction



Position is located at the Canadian Co JSU in El Reno OK.

Please note: This is a safety “safety sensitive” position as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8 (K)(1)(i)(2). Therefore, even for those applicants in possession of a valid medical marijuana license, testing positive for marijuana will result in non-hire, as the position requires “direct child care”. 

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

Special Requirements:
Applicants must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver License at the time of employment and maintain a valid license while employed in this job family.

Applicants must be able to successfully complete all training requirements for sole supervision of residents including, but not limited to first aid certification, CPR, and unarmed restraint training.

Applicants must be willing and able to perform any/all job-related travel.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are involved in providing direct care, supervision and security, transportation, and role modeling to adjudicated youth in the custody of the juvenile justice system. This will include providing paraprofessional guidance and counseling to residents, interventions to control aggressive behaviors, documentation of behaviors and activities, and monitoring and moderation of resident behavior.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The job family has four levels, which are distinguished by the complexity of work performed, the level of expertise required to perform the assigned duties, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II:
This is the career level of the job family where employees are assigned a wide range of duties and responsibilities at a full performance level.  Employees work independently enforcing appropriate rules and regulations to safeguard lives and property. In addition to security work, employees are required to furnish positive guidance, as well as sanctions for inappropriate behavior on the part of juvenile residents. Employees are responsible providing resident supervision, implementing group and individual treatment plans, developing constructive relationships with residents, coworkers, and other treatment team members.  Positions will be assigned duties involving responsibility and sometimes hazardous disciplinary guidance and security work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of OAC 377:3-13-43(c)(1): All direct-care staff shall be at least 21 years of age and possess a high school diploma or its equivalent (10 O.S. § 401 et seq.) and the completion of thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university; or one year of security experience .

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.