Team Leader

Recruitment #220113-J40C-01

Introduction

This position is located at Thunderbird Challenge Program in Pryor, OK

Location: Mayes county

Benefits
This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits. Employees receive a benefit allowance that assist with the cost of insurance.  Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

Basic Purpose
Monitor and supervise 35 to 45 youth (ages 16 to 18) in the Oklahoma Youth ChalleNGe Program (Thunderbird Challenge Program).

Essential Functions:
• Under administrative supervision monitors and supervises 35 to 45 youth (ages 16 to 18) in the Oklahoma Youth ChalleNGe Program (Thunderbird Challenge Program)
• Maintains accountability of assigned platoon at all times
• Maintains discipline, security, and safety within a quasi-military atmosphere
• Develops a team-oriented attitude in the Cadets
• Mentor/role model for those assigned cadets during the residential phase of the program
• Conducts first line counseling and problem solving for those assigned cadets and is the primary instructor in Drill and Ceremony and group living skills
• Directs and participates in cadet physical training
• Maintains supporting documentation and evaluations for those assigned cadets

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Military background preferred, but no necessary 

Licenses/Certificates required:  
Possession of or ability to obtain a CDL within 90 days of employment

Physical Requirements
• Requires long periods of standing and walking indoors and outdoors throughout the day
• Working in conditions of both high and low temperatures
• Ability to climb stairs
• Ability to run a mile and walk extended distances
• Ability to do pushups, side straddle hops, sit ups and other physical training and fitness activities
• Ability to teach and perform physical training to cadets as outlined by the Presidents Challenge for Physical Fitness
• Ability to drive or ride in a vehicle for extended distances

Conditions of Employment
• Employment is in the unclassified service as an employee at will
• Contingent on a favorable background check
• Contingent on passing pre-employment drug & alcohol screening
• Contingent on a favorable pre-employment physical
• CNACI (child care check) security clearance—must be a US citizen
• Employee will be considered essential personnel (required to work during inclement weather)
• Available to work if called in due to an emergency
• Shift work and working weekends (facility open 24 hours, 7 days a week)
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license
• Required to complete and pass the CDL written test and receive CDL driving permit within 90 days of hire
• Required to obtain a CDL driver’s license within 12 months of hire
• Requires long periods of standing and walking indoors and outdoors throughout the day
• Working in conditions of both high and low temperatures
• Ability to climb stairs
• Ability to run a mile and walk extended distances
• Ability to do pushups, side straddle hops, sit ups and other physical training and fitness activities
• Ability to teach and perform physical training to cadets as outlined by the Presidents Challenge for Physical Fitness
• Ability to drive or ride in a vehicle for extended distances

Notes:  This position is located at Thunderbird Challenge Program in Pryor, OK.  Travel may be required at the expense of the employee to be reimbursed within 45 days of travel

Employment eligibility verified through e-Verify (Homeland Security), and a National Agency Check for positions that require computer access.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School diploma or GED.  Degree not required

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