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Juvenile Justice Specialist

Recruitment #130125-K10A-03


This position is located at Woodward County JSU in Woodward.


Current State of Oklahoma employees in the classified service or those having reinstatement rights; Submit one (1) complete sets of all of the following application materials: An OJA cover memo - (101B - OHRM) or a cover letter containing the Job Announcement Number, Job Title and Job Code of the position for which you are applying, a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your home mailing address, your current classification and job code and a completed Office of Personnel Management Personal Data Summary Sheet (OPM-4B). These forms can be found at the OJA’s Job Announcements website.

Send or Fax OHRM 101B and OPM-4B forms to:

Office of Juvenile Affairs
Attn: Human Resources
3812 N. Santa Fe, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-8812
Fax: (405) 530-2982

Mailed or faxed forms must be received by 5:00PM on the date of closing. If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact HR at (405) 530-2976.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing services in the areas of rehabilitation of juvenile offenders and protection of the public through clinical and case management activities in the areas of juvenile intake, probation, parole and custodial responsibility for delinquent children and their families.  Within an Office of Juvenile Justice facility provides clinical social work services to residents and their families.  Employees perform both program delivery and client intervention functions.


This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for the completion of the assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where employees perform entry-level work in a training status in learning technical skills in providing juvenile services to clients and their families.  Casework determinations are tentative and require supervisory approval.  Employees at this level work with low risk clients and provide routine services in the areas of intake, custody, probation and parole; or entry-level work within a Juvenile Justice facility.


Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science; or a bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole.

NOTE:  No substitution of experience for education will be allowed for the bachelor’s degree.


Must be able to pass background check and drug screening. A probation/trial period may be required.


Selection Plan

Scores based on:   100% Written Test

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