Supervising Youth Detention Worker

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No.: OC-67325 Name: Supervising Youth Detention Worker
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/06/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/05/22 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $42,545 - $53,957 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This supervisory position is responsible for the operation of various programs initiated for adolescent youth who reside in the Monroe County Children’s Center (a Specialized/Secure Detention Facility), usually by court order. Duties include the court ordered transporting of youth and coordinating and implementing orientation and training of Senior Youth Detention Workers and Youth Detention Workers. Employees work a variety of shifts and schedules and physically restrain youth when conditions arise.  This position differs from Senior Youth Detention Worker by virtue of the overall supervision provided to staff and youth at the Children’s Center, and the overall development of procedures and training.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Assistant Coordinator of the Children’s Center or other higher level staff member.  General supervision is exercised over Youth Detention Workers, Senior Youth Detention Workers and other staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:
(A)     Three (3) years paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent* experience providing custodial care, recreation, counseling or guidance (including vocational guidance), casework, or instruction to youth (up to and including age twenty-one [21]) in a facility, institution, or agency; or in law enforcement, corrections, or security work, or as military police; OR,
(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience described in (A) above; OR,
(C)       An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

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