Incumbent provides direct supervision to Intake, Probation, and Parole Officers, as well as designated clerical staff; reviews social histories and approves recommendations; assigns cases, provides case consultation; reviews case decisions and service plans, makes recommendations, reviews data entry into DJJ's computer system and monitors work for compliance with DJJ and CSU standards, policies, procedures and judicial requirements; evaluates Intake decisions based on DJJ policy and procedures and Code of Virginia; provides and arranges for staff training; completes performance evaluations; interprets and implements DJJ policies and procedures and makes recommendations, where appropriate; promotes inter and intra agency relationships. Performs other duties as assigned by Director.
Considerable knowledge of the juvenile justice system, including intake, probation and parole; and the principles and practices of court proceedings and how to apply this knowledge in specific cases. Considerable knowledge of case management and adolescent development. Experience in interviewing and counseling. Ability to identify and utilize community resources, relate to a variety of socioeconomic and ethnic groups and maintain effective working relationships with different levels of staff, courts, and public officials. Ability to plan, and supervise staff and facilitate team building; assess the needs of juveniles and their families and use this information to support and/or develop services and programs. A valid driver's license is needed by the time of employment.
A related degree in human services; supervisory experience; and experience in juvenile justice work.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Completed applications for employment must be submitted online to the Virginia Jobs website at http://jobs.virginia.gov/ or at www.djj.virginia.gov.
A pre-employment drug screen and background investigation will be required of the finalist(s) for the position. The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.
A valid Virginia driver's license is required by the date of employment.