Department of Juvenile Justice
MUSCOGEE YDC

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Job Announcement

Job Title : JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER 1   Position Number : 00180257  
Location : MIDLAND (MUSCOGEE COUNTY) Opening Date : 06/14/18  
Job Number : PSP060 Closing Date : OPEN

Hiring Range From : $27,936.00
Hiring Range To : $29,150.10
Pay Grade : LF

Duties & Responsibilities :   

Under supervision, maintains custody and security of youth offenders and maintains order in the youth detention facility. Enforces all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations. Enforces rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of youth offenders and the maintenance of public safety. Escorts youth offenders in transit and during temporary leaves. Guards facility entrances in order to screen visitors. Handles and trains canines for tracking, search and rescue, guard duty, detection of contraband. Inspects, inventories, maintains physical control of, logs keys, tools, weapons and related equipment. Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and laws. Observes conduct and behavior of youth offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes. Oversees youth offenders during work assignments, meals, and recreation periods. Patrols assigned areas and report any problems. Prepares admission, program, releases, transfers and other reports. Responds to emergencies. Takes youth offenders in custody and escort to locations within and outside of the facility. Transports youth offenders to and from youth detention facilities.

NOTES:

Applications for JCO 1 positions will only be considered with accompanying passing test scores. If an applicant for a JCO 1 position has a 4 year degree from an accredited college or university OR a current POST certification they are EXEMPT from having to take the Accuplacer test and do NOT have to provide a SAT or ACT test score. However, the applicant must provide a copy of the degree or POST profile with their completed application.

For more information on this requirement, click here: DJJ Homepage


This position is eligible for a Military Salary Incentive. This incentive is for current/former service members who have served on active duty.

Please attach a copy of your test scores with your application.

Acceptable test scores are:

SAT: 430 Verbal; 400 Math
ACT: 18 Verbal; 16 Math
CPE: 75 Reading; 75 Math; 75 English
Compass: 70 Reading; 32 Writing
Accuplacer: 55 Reading; 60 Writing
  

Minimum Qualifications :   
High school diploma or GED AND Any combination of training and experience which would enable the applicant to meet the minimum standards of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.   

Preferred Qualifications :   
N/A.

NOTES:

1. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.

2. Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

3. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable, must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  

Notes:
This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.
Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The Department of Juvenile Justice offers competitive salaries, career opportunities, and an excellent benefits package. To view a list of benefits offered for most of our positions, click here:
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THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.   To apply, click HERE to login or create an applicant profile. The designated contact person will only be able to provide generic information concerning this announcement. Status updates on your resume/application will not be available at the phone number or email address provided. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Contact Details :   
Stephanie Lundy
7700-A Chattsworth Road
Midland , GA 31820
Phone : 706/5657815
Email : stephanie.lundy@djj.state.ga.us
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