Juvenile Corrections - Phoenix, AZ

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We are looking for YOUTH CORRECTIONS OFFICERS 1 for our secure care schools located in Northwest Phoenix to start our Academy in the near future

Location assignment and shift schedule are determined by the needs of the agency, and are not guaranteed or implied at any time during the selection or employment tenure.

This position participates in the Corrections Officer Retirement Program (CORP)

Listed below is a tentative schedule of the selection process.

  • Testing dates to be determined.
  • Interviews to be determined
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DUTIES OF THE POSTION INCLUDE: Maintaining security, discipline, and supervision, in a therapeutic role, on daily basis for youth adjudicated by the court system. Maintaining records, log books, evaluations and other forms. Assisting teachers with classroom management.

Knowledge of human behavior to include growth, development, needs and problems of youth. Proper methods and circumstances requiring use of force. Language as it pertains to youth care, custody, treatment and rehabilitation. Standard housekeeping practices.

Skill/Ability to apply appropriate restraint techniques. Respond to emergency situations and provide crisis intervention and first aid/basic life support. Provide positive pro-social role modeling to interact and communicate effectively with youth and coworkers. Utilize portable two-way radio communication. Learn and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Perform physical duties such as lifting/carrying.

KSAs are typically obtained by experience and/or education in working in a residential, group home, detention institution or community program setting. Course work towards a degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social justice, counseling, mental health, social work or closely related field.

Completion of a Written Exam, IMPACT Video Test (Human Interaction Skills Test), Panel Interview, Full Background Investigation and Pre-employment drug test & Physical examination.
Employment is contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency's ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).
Requires successful completion of eight week ADJC Pre-Service Training Academy located in Phoenix and a two-week on-the-job training course.

Federal Regulations: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S., and to complete the required verification document upon hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections will make reasonable accommodation(s) during any and all phases of the selection process for individuals with a disability and/or make this announcement available in an alternative format. Please contact the Employment Unit at 602-542-0476 to request an accommodation or an alternative format.

Elective benefits for new employees will be subject to a 90 day waiting period.

ADJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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