|Approximate Salary||$26.17 - $31.81/hour|
|Opening Date||9/17/2021 5:00:00 PM|
|Final Filing Date||Continuous|
|Contact Information||Meoshi Hayes (707) 784-6309|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Continuously|
WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY?
COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.
We serve the public in many different ways, including:
• Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved
• Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county
• Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases
• Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies
• Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation)
• Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and,
• Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning
OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.
WHY WE EXIST
Impact the community in a positive way!
The Probation Department safeguards our community through the services provided to clients, the court, and victims. The Probation Department actively seeks to modify the behaviors that lead to criminal activity and those that allow for a successful transition back into the community. If you are a positive team player with a dedication to community service - this may be the job for you!
The mission of the Probation Department is to protect the community by:
•Facilitating rehabilitation of offenders and holding them accountable
•Conducting investigations and providing recommendations for the court
•Enforcing court orders
•Pursuing victim restoration and advocacy
•Providing safe, secure, effective detention and treatment programs
To learn more about the Probation Department, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/probation/default.asp
Juvenile Correctional Counselors supervise the safety, treatment, recreation, and daily living activities of juveniles detained in the Solano County Juvenile Hall in Fairfield. Juvenile Correctional Counselors oversee a variety of counseling sessions, monitor behaviors, and enforce rules. The Juvenile Hall operates 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Juvenile Correctional Counselors are assigned semi-annual shifts, which include working nights, weekends, and holidays.
The Juvenile Hall safeguards our community by providing short-term residential treatment program that meets legal and departmental parameters. We strive to maintain an environment that is conducive to initiating and motivating individual changes, providing a schedule of constructive and satisfying personal development, physical and educational programs, and minimizing negative effects of detention while in our custody. We care for every youth in a manner that reduces anxiety and maximizes the potential for personal growth, maturity and development.
If you are a positive team player with a dedication to community service, then this may be the job for you!
Education: Completion of thirty (30) semester units is required from an accredited college or university preferably in criminology, social work, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field; OR
Experience: Six (6) months of related experience supervising groups in a detention facility
Other: Successful completion of a P.O.S.T. Background Investigation is required prior to appointment. Upon successful passage of the examination process, candidates will begin the background investigation, as part of the background investigation candidates will be required to submit a completed Personal History Statement (PHS). At this time, candidates are encouraged to view the requirements of the PHS by visiting the Peace Officer Standards and Training website directly, at http://post.ca.gov. The PHS is NOT due by the final filing deadline and will not be accepted as part of your application.
To review the full job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15820
07/07/2022 - 5:00pm Next review of application deadline
*Tentative* Week of 7/25/2022 - Mandatory Information Session and Written Exam.
*Please note this date and make sure you will be able to attend the mandatory information session and written exam. If you are unable to attend, you will not move forward in the hiring process.
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA
Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to email@example.com. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Juvenile Correctional Counselor (Entry) ) and the recruitment number (21-512010-02). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
How do you meet the qualifications for this position?
| Experience - I have six (6) months of related experience supervising groups in a detention facility
| Education - I have completed thirty (30) semester units from an accredited college or university preferably in criminology, social work, psychology, sociology or a closely related field.
| I do not have 6 months of related experience or 30 semester units as described above.
If you selected EDUCATION in Question 1, you are certifying that you have completed the required 30 college units, and acknowledge that you can provide a copy upon request.
If you selected EDUCATION in Question 1, you acknowledge that your application must include your education.
You acknowledge, that if at a later date, you receive a notice requesting a copy of your transcripts you will submit them within the allotted time. You also acknowledge that if you do not submit a copy of your transcripts within the allotted time, you will be disqualified from the Recruitment.
To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.
Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.
It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the deadline identified under the selection process of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.
Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play… The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years—the only California community with that distinction.
•Live – Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
•Learn – Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
•Work – The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
•Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
County Population (2019): 447,643
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Click on a link below to apply for this position:
|Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.|
|View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.||This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.|