YOUTH CORRECTIONS OFFICER (E) (CO-04) - ...
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Recruitment Number 213169 - Shift Work - Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility - Kailua, Oahu Employment Only.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
Interviews are tentatively scheduled for September/October 2013 with the Department of Human Services - Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility .

Note: Pursuant to HRS 352-5.5, prospective staff members of the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility must receive clearances in the following areas prior to employment: a) Comprehensive Background Character Reference Check and b) Fingerprint and name inquiry into the State and national Criminal history files.

Duties Summary:

Maintains care, custody and control, and assists in the adjustment and redirection of juvenile wards in a youth correctional setting and performs security duties for an assigned post, and performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Applicants must be able to work 24-hour rotating shifts, including weekends, evenings, holidays, and mandatory overtime. The work shifts are 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent, with satisfactory completion of courses demonstrating knowledge of spoken and written English, including grammar.

General Experience: One year of progressively responsible work experience that demonstrated the ability to follow instructions, learn and apply work procedures, work effectively with other people, and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Specialized Experience: Six months of either A or B below:
A. Work experience (paid or unpaid) which demonstrated knowledge of adolescent behavior, concerns, interests and the ability to discuss with them their concerns and problems. Qualifying experience may have been gained through part-time or unpaid work. There must, however, be evidence that work was performed on a continuous basis but not necessarily on a full-time, normal-work basis, e.g., a part-time or volunteer coach for a football team.
B. Work experience in an institution which involved maintaining security and effective relationships with residents.

Note: The Specialized Experience and General Experience may have been gained concurrently.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

License: Applicant must possess a valid driver's license.

Special Requirements: For certain positions, applicants must be females per Bona Fide Occupational Qualification requirements.

Suitability Investigations: For this recruitment, the State Department of the Attorney General will conduct a thorough investigation of an applicants' personal suitability for employment before being hired. Only applicants selected for hire will be required to complete and submit the following forms-prior to their employment start date:

A. The Waiver of Liability and Release Form. (This form must be signed and dated by a witness.)
B. The Applicant's Personal History Questionnaire Form. For this form, you must list 6 references (3 relatives and 3 non-relatives), provide complete names, addresses, and phone numbers for all references.

If you refuse to submit the above information or the completed forms, your selection for hire will be rescinded.

Other Requirements: Applicants must demonstrate that they possess traits and characteristics required for this work. Among these are: alertness, caution, integrity, honesty, good judgment, accuracy in work, skill in handling special assignments, initiative, and adaptability. In addition, applicants must possess the ability to: learn quickly, work under pressure, respond calmly and appropriately in emergencies, plan work, meet work schedules, react positively to constructive criticism, treat others with assertiveness, respect, tact and courtesy, remain objective and impartial, and resist coercion; and attend work regularly.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements . To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE .

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Other Information:

TESTING INFORMATION
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

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