Juvenile Correctional Officer II-Santee 2nd Shift
State of South Carolina - Richland County, SC

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Santee 2nd Shift
Provides care, custody, and control of young male juveniles under the jurisdiction of the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Under general supervision, exercises safety and security measures in an institutional setting. Observes and reports activities of institutionalized population; provides counseling to population as a function of treatment plan. Maintain appropriate control and protective services of juveniles on and off campus, including security and well-being of youth at all times. Supervises and directs juvenile movement during various activities on and off campus; maintains correct physical headcount at all times. Conduct regular security checks of living units; completes and submits required reports; supervises, directs and documents activities related to families and volunteers. Observes and reports activities of juveniles; maintain log of all activities. Make regular sanitation and maintenance checks of dorm and report results to appropriate personnel; Complete requisitions for needed household supplies. Serve as a member of the treatment staffing team to develop a rehabilitative program for juveniles. Ensure that juveniles receive prescribed treatment including medical and behavioral prescriptions. Counsel juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems. Attends training and maintains certification required by the Law Enforcement Training Act. This position is responsible for the safety, security and control of incarcerated juveniles, site supervision required and incumbent must be able to physically restrain a juvenile in the event of a disturbance requiring physical intervention.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:
A high school diploma or GED and eighteen (18) months of correctional, law enforcement or military experience. Must have the ability to meet and maintain certification under the Law Enforcement Training Act (LETA). Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license. Must be eligible for certification under the Law Enforcement Training Act and able to successfully complete the Agency’s Basic Training Program.

Additional Comments:
Applications are incomplete if you fail to answer all supplemental questions, education and work history. Incomplete applications are not referred to hiring managers. Applications are accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the stated closing date. You will be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver’s license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Please provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. A resume may be attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.