Fort Bend County, Texas
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Juvenile Detention Officer - Male Only - Juvenile Probation
at Fort Bend County, Texas
- Job Code
- # of Openings
- Min Start Salary
- USD $1,241.60/Bi.
- Civilian Services
- Max Start Salary
- USD $1,426.40/Bi.
Maintains care, custody, and control of juveniles in custody at the Juvenile Detention facility. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.
Provides care of residents in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provides safe living environment for residents. Transports residents to court, doctors appointments and placements as needed. Searches incoming residents for items not permitted. Supervises recreation of residents in accordance with procedures. Restrain residents when required. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
High School Diploma/GED; Must be 21 years of age or older. One year job related experience; (residential supervision preferred). Good computer skills; strong organizational, verbal and written communications skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees. Eligible to be a Certified Detention Officer. Valid Texas Driver’s License; CPR, First Aid, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification. Availability for shift work and weekends. Male applicants only.
SALARY RANGE: Civilian Services Grade 7, $1,241.60 - $1,426.40 biweekly based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position
For certain positions requiring certification, state standards shall disqualify an applicant if their criminal history reveals:
1) A felony conviction against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 10 years; a deferred adjudication for a felony against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 10 years or current felony probation or parole
2) A jailable misdemeanor conviction against the laws of this state, another state or the United States within the past 5 years; a deferred adjudication for a jailable misdemeanor against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 5 years or current misdemeanor probation or parole
3) Registered as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS).
Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.
Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national
origin or any other reason protected by law.
To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs