Department of Juvenile Justice
CADWELL YDC

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Job Announcement

Job Title : PARKS PROGRAM WORKER   Position Number : 00217016  
Location : CADWELL ( LAURENS COUNTY) Opening Date : 10/04/18  
Job Number : T1301 Closing Date : OPEN

Hiring Range From : BASED ON HOURLY RATE
Hiring Range To : N/A
Pay Grade : TPW

Duties & Responsibilities :   

Under limited direction, provides a program of structured recreation and leisure activities for youth in an assigned facility, and documents all programmatic activities, and performs a variety of administrative duties designed to facilitate juvenile rehabilitation and ensure a safe and secure environment at a youth detention facility



NOTE:

This is an twenty (20) hour per week position and is not eligible for benefits.

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

This is a re-advertisement, previous candidates are still under consideration and do not need to re apply.

  

Minimum Qualifications :   
Associate`s Degree or completion of a vocational/technical school program in the area of assignment.
OR
One (1) year experience in the area of assignment   .
  

Preferred Qualifications :   

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

1. Completion of a Bachelor`s degree from an accredited college or university in any discipline,

2. One or more years’ experience in the area of recreation therapy, or coaching in an athletic program.

3. One or more years of experience working with juvenile offenders in detention facilities or other at-risk youths in group home programs.

4. Three or more months of internship with the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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.

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 :   
Lewanna Jones
Division of Secure Facilities
3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone : (404) 508 - 6509
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