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November 17, 2019
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EXTRA HELP POSITIONS

Start your Criminal Justice career now, not later – provide guidance, counseling, and rehabilitation while maintaining security and safety at Juvenile Services.

Get real world experience that future employers are looking for – get the chance to be hired permanently at the Juvenile Department, Sheriff’s Department, or Adult Parole & Probation office.

Get a head start on putting into practice what you’ve learned in college – utilize your knowledge of criminal justice & criminal behavior, attend court cases, and teach life skills.

Make a difference in people’s lives – provide help to youth dealing with emotional and physical problems, help defuse crisis situations, and assist with guidance and suicide prevention.

Work flexible part time hours and get paid above minimum wage – 20 hours per week, night, day and swing shifts available, and wages start at $14/hr (Oregon minimum wage is $11.25).

No professional qualifications needed – just a high school diploma/GED and first aid & CPR certification (which you can get within 30 days of starting employment).

To find out more about this position, come to one of our presentations.

LOCATION:
Juvenile Services
609 W. 10th St.
Medford, Oregon 97501

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ON-CALL POSITION
Temporary On-Call Position: Juvenile Justice Specialist
Positions are non-union and are limited to no more that 1039 total hours in a calendar year. Positions average no more than 20 hours per week and work day (7am-3pm), swing (3pm-11pm) and graveyard (11pm-7am) shifts. Positions fill in for permanent staff within our detention, residential and work crews programs.

Education and Experience
A high school diploma or GED and desire to work with youth in the juvenile justice system.

To apply or receive more information for a temporary on-call position please contact Jean Nicholas, Detention/Residential Manager, at NicholJL@jacksoncounty.org or 541-774-4849.

All individuals selected through an interview process will need to successfully complete additional testing, reference checks and a thorough background investigation prior to a conditional offer of employment being made.

JUVENILE DIVISION - PERMANENT POSITIONS

The Juvenile Division looks to hire the most qualified employees to join a team of creative and energetic individuals who value teamwork and integrity in teaching skills and assisting youth offenders in positive change. Employees work with youth in our community and programs to promote accountability, responsibility, positive values and change.


Per the collective bargaining agreement between the County and Union, when there are four (4) or more fully qualified internal bidders from within County employment, the most qualified bidder among the pool is to be selected.

Juvenile Justice Specialist 1
To direct the activities of juveniles held in the County detention or residential facility, including providing individual guidance, counseling and rehabilitation while maintaining security, safety and general housekeeping standards; to perform related work as required.

Performs a significant portion of the work assigned to the next higher level, but without the independence or full responsibility expected at the journey level. Tasks are limited in scope and are performed within a procedural framework established by higher level employees.

Education and Experience
A high school diploma or GED AND two years college course work in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, communication studies, human services or education AND six months paraprofessional experience working with the criminal justice or social service systems; OR

A high school diploma or GED AND one year certificate in a juvenile justice or criminal justice program and six months paraprofessional experience working with the criminal justice or social services system, OR
Any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.

Juvenile Justice Specialist 2
To direct the activities of juveniles held in the County detention or residential facility, including providing individual guidance, counseling and rehabilitation while maintaining security, safety and general housekeeping standards; to perform related work as required.

Performs a full range of counseling and related journey level duties and is expected to use greater independent judgment in performance of day-to-day tasks. The Juvenile Justice Specialist II provides on-going guidance and training to those in the lower level in the series.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, communication studies, human services or education AND two years of paraprofessional experience working with the criminal justice or social service systems; OR
Any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.

Juvenile Probation Officer
To perform professional case management in the investigation, assessment, counseling, supervision, and rehabilitation of youth offenders; to perform related work as required.

Work is performed within the framework of restorative justice, in addressing needs of offenders, their families and crime victims in the areas of accountability, competency development and public safety. Some direction is provided after assignment; however, employee has some choice of method and occasionally develops their own methods in the delivery of service.

Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, communication studies, human services or education AND three years of professional experience working with the criminal justice or social service systems; OR
Any combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.

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