Department of Juvenile Justice
CADWELL RYDC

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Job Announcement

Job Title : JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL LIEUTENANT   Position Number : 00217021  
Location : CADWELL ( LAURENS COUNTY) Opening Date : 10/01/18  
Job Number : PSP065 Closing Date : OPEN

Hiring Range From : $37,558.00
Hiring Range To : $39,190.69
Pay Grade : LI

Duties & Responsibilities :   

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Performs as shift supervisor of a unit or program. Maintains custody and security of youth offenders and maintains order in youth detention facility. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff. Completes administrative paperwork, the preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and reports. Develops work and security procedures. Enforces rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of youth offenders and the maintenance of public safety. 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 knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations. Maintains order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies and laws. May conduct hearings of disciplinary infractions. Observes conduct and behavior of youth offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes. Provides support in training, selecting, and orienting subordinate correctional security staff. Reads and reviews offender information to identify issues that require special attention. Responds to emergencies.




NOTES:

This position is subject to a background check which may include, criminal history, employment history, references and social media.

There are five (5) positions: 00217021, 00217022, 00217023, 00217024 and 00217020.

The candidate selected to fill this position will be temporarily placed at our Eastman Regional Youth Detention Center in Eastman, GA until the opening of the new facility in Cadwell, GA.
  

Minimum Qualifications :   
High school diploma or GED AND P.O.S.T. certification AND One (1) year of experience required at the lower level Correctional Sergeant (PSP064) or position equivalent.   

Preferred Qualifications :   

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

1. Current and valid certification as a Juvenile Correctional Officer by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council;

2. One or more years of experience in a Juvenile Justice environment;

3. Completion of one or more years of college.

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 :   
La`Shyria Williams
3408 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone : (404)508-6675
Email : lashyria.williams@djj.state.ga.us
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