Pay Grade G
$12.651 per hour
The Baldwin County Commission is accepting applications for a Part-Time Detention Technician position at the Juvenile Detention Center in Bay Minette, AL. This position will work no more than 29 hours per week on average. The functions of this position consist of, but not limited to: responsible for supervision involving the care, custody and control of juvenile population and the facilitating and/or co-facilitating of the educational sessions. Work also involves clerical functions associated with housing, understanding juvenile behavior and performance of security tasks, which includes but is not limited to intervening in altercations to ensure the safety of both the juvenile and fellow staff members. All work is performed in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines under the direct supervision of the Alabama Department of Youth Services. All employees shall comply with all applicable DYS regulations and standards. This is an entry level position. It is a training position that allows a newer staff to be involved in multiple aspects of the operations, in order to expedite learning and judgment when relating with juveniles and the public.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, preference will be given to applicants with a college degree and be willing to submit to background checks to include Department of Public Safety, criminal and DHR central registry.
This position requires the following physical capabilities as an essential function of the position: ability to physically administer emergency medical aid and CPR, ability to walk (at a minimum) 1.5 miles in 30 minutes or less, have the ability to stand for four (4) consecutive hours in order to observe the juveniles in any setting, ability to be outside in a variety of heat and cold conditions for up to three (3) hours at a time, drag, lift and pull a minimum of 50lbs for 20 feet or more, unassisted, ability to rapidly respond, which may include sprinting, jogging, running to maintain safety of residents and staff. ability to bend, kneel and squat repeatedly as needed, ability to engage in a variety of aerobic and anaerobic activities with youth for up to 30 minutes at a time, vision that can adequately supervise juveniles in a variety of light settings, and ability to hear disturbances, alarms, voice tones and warnings from a variety of distances.
Successful applicants must be insurable by the County’s insurance carrier and must have a valid driver’s license.
Part-time positions work no more than 29 hours per week on average. Additionally, part-time positions do not qualify for Baldwin County Commission benefits, with the exception of paid time off (PTO) and retirement through the Retirement Systems of Alabama.
Anyone interested in being considered for this position must submit an application to the Personnel Office by February 23, 2017. Applications can be mailed to 312 Courthouse Square, Ste 17, Bay Minette, AL 36507, faxed to (251) 937-0367 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baldwin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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