Area Supervisor - Juvenile Services
Company: Bell County
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Brief Job Description:
for managing the daily operations of the assigned field unit of the
Juvenile Services Department. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff,
processing employee concerns and problems, directing work,
counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance
assigns and reviews work and establishes work schedules; maintains
standards; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed
work assignments; answers questions; gives advice and direction as
needed. Assigns all caseload and/or transportation duties to
probation officers and ensures compliance with the Texas Family
Code and departmental policies and procedures.
- Master's degree in counseling,
psychology, social work, psychology, sociology, or a related field
strongly preferred but not required.
- Must have bachelor's degree
conferred by a college or university accredited by an accrediting
organization recognized by the Coordinating Board, Texas College
and University system; and must have either: (a) One year of
graduate study in criminology, corrections, that has been approved
by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; or (b) One year
experience in full-time casework or counseling in a social service,
community correctional or juvenile agency that deals with offenders
or disadvantaged persons.
- Three years' experience as a
certified juvenile probation officer preferred.
- Supervisory experience
- Must have a valid Texas Driver's
License and proof of adequate liability insurance, and reliable
means of transportation.
- Must possess physical stamina to
handle potential physical outbursts of violent youth. Be able to
restrain and handcuff a child who is resisting.
- Must have the ability to work with
a diverse population.
- Must be of good moral
- No staff member may possess while
on duty any firearm, illegal weapons, or chemical agents.
How to Apply:
posting will not close until the date indicated, or until the
hiring manger determines a sufficient number of qualified
applications have been received.
Applicants must submit the following
prior to the closing date:
- A completed Bell County on-line application, available on the
Bell County Website at
- A completed Background Investigation Release Form and Prison
Rape Elimination Disclosure form, both of which can be obtained
from the Bell County Website at
- A copy of applicant's DD214, if
prior military (if applicable).
- Failure to follow all required
guidelines can result in the applicant not being considered.
Candidates will be evaluated without
discrimination for any non-merit reason such as race, religion,
sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap,
age, membership, or non-membership in an employee organization.
NOTE: The length of the
application/hiring process may vary, depending on the
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