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Juvenile Justice Specialist II

Recruitment #181108-K10B-11

Introduction

Position is located at the Pawnee CO JSU in Pawnee OK

Provide intake, probation and parole services to youth and families as mandated by statute. Travel is required across the State of Oklahoma, including transporting youth and families.

Provide 24-hour direct services to clients within the OJA administrative district; maintain contact with youth in and out of home placement. Requires on-call responses 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Develops individual service plans. Initiate and prepare all case documentation in accordance with policy. Enter, update and maintain all pertinent information on JOLTS, CMS and related data systems.

Prepare all appropriate reports to court and other formal reports of services provided to clients. Attends all court hearings for assigned cases. Submit monthly reports and attend training as required. Participates in other related duties as assigned. May provide liaison services to group home, local CIC, youth shelter, detention center, hospital and youth services.

 

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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 II:
At this level of this job family employees provide juvenile services to youth and their families at the full performance level.  In addition to differentiated casework activities and development of a treatment plan and provision of services, employees at this level will evaluate residents placed in facilities; monitor provider contracts; conduct foster care studies; act as liaison with community resources; act as client advocate; and develop and maintain expertise in specialized areas of treatment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in a behavioral science; or a juris doctorate degree; or a master’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; or a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science 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; or a bachelor’s degree and two years 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 below the bachelor’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.

A probation/trial period may be required.

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position, possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license at time of appointment and be willing to work 2 evenings a week.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.

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