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SOYS06-2024-00369-Youth Services Specialist II-Worland

  • ... Worland, WY, Wyoming, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 22.63 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 29, 2024       Expires on: Apr 14, 2024

SOYS06-2024-00369-Youth Services Specialist II-Worland   

JOB TITLE:

SOYS06-2024-00369-Youth Services Specialist II-Worland

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Worland, WY Wyoming United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Open Until Filled


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:




Worland is located within the Big Horn Basin along the Big Horn River in beautiful Northwestern Wyoming.
Worland has easy access to the Big Horn Mountains to the west and the Wind River Mountains to the south, including the Wind River Canyon.


The Wyoming Boys School (WBS) is a secure facility providing adjudicated delinquent males ages 12-21 years with opportunities to make changes in their lives.
Staff members provide supportive services focusing on psychological/emotional stability, educational and physical development, and mental health therapies.
Programs are specifically designed for youth to learn socially responsible values and life skills, restructure their critical thinking and prepare for a successful transition back to their families and communities.


This position, during active programming hours (6 am - 10 pm), will provide supervision, safety, security, advice, counsel, correction, teaching, direction, and coordination of all services required for adjudicated male delinquents ages 12 - 21, at a juvenile correctional facility.


The State of Wyoming's total compensation package is excellent and includes:

  • Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Retirement investment options with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive Benefits package including Health, Dental, Life, Vision, Short Term Disability and more with an employer contribution toward premiums
  • Longevity pay

Human Resource Contact: alicia.
glover1@wyo.
gov



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.


  • As a student's clinical team member, communicate, document, and assess each student's changing individual needs, including families and the public.
  • Within the scope of facility policy, structure, and position duties, this position has the authority to make decisions regarding general program/activity adjustments and changes to student program status.
  • Provide advice, counsel, teaching, and direction to students assigned to the dorm.
  • Assess behavior and recommends interventions to the counseling and senior staff.
  • Determine and assess youth progress within the program and documents using incident reports.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and motivate students during general daily activities and ensure youth participate and meet the requirements of all program components they are responsible for completing.
  • Manage and supervise students' general daily activities.
  • Participates in youth accountability and disciplinary processes.
  • Manage crises in compliance with current certification in the crisis management system and the policies, and promptly respond to emergencies or situations as needed.
  • Safely and securely transport students on/off-campus for activities and work projects.
  • Explain agency rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to new residents during intake to the dormitory.
  • Supports the educational department in assuring students have the opportunity to complete assignments.
  • Supports and ensures students receive access to services that benefit their emotional stability and development.
  • Provides leadership to a unit through disciplinary actions, setting standards and guidelines, and ensuring academic support is provided and all medical issues are attended to.


PREFERENCES:




Preference may be given to applicants with an Associate's Degree
Preference may be given to applicants with one year of work experience in youth services.



KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of facility policy/procedures
  • Knowledge of safety/security procedures
  • Knowledge of Right Response Principles
  • Knowledge of non-physical and physical intervention skills during crises
  • Skills in written, verbal, and non-verbal communication
  • Knowledge and skills in preparing and teaching group material


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
Associate's Degree (typically in Social Services)

Experience:
0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Youth Services Specialist

OR

Education & ExperienceSubstitution:
2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Youth Services Specialist
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None


PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Afternoon/Evening shift work (Wed-Sat or Sun-Wed) that can change based on coverage needs.
  • Must remain awake and alert during shift.


NOTES:



  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Insurance and Retirement Benefits Package
  • All positions within the Department of Family Services will require a background information check, including the taking of fingerprints, which will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for every successful applicant.


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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change; please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.


Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 29, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

22.63 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1709854417-ccdc4febf91dea8f226eaa20e0f11754

LOCATION:

Wyoming United States

CITY:

Worland, WY

Job Origin:

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:




Worland is located within the Big Horn Basin along the Big Horn River in beautiful Northwestern Wyoming. Worland has easy access to the Big Horn Mountains to the west and the Wind River Mountains to the south, including the Wind River Canyon.

The Wyoming Boys School (WBS) is a secure facility providing adjudicated delinquent males ages 12-21 years with opportunities to make changes in their lives. Staff members provide supportive services focusing on psychological/emotional stability, educational and physical development, and mental health therapies. Programs are specifically designed for youth to learn socially responsible values and life skills, restructure their critical thinking and prepare for a successful transition back to their families and communities.

This position, during active programming hours (6 am - 10 pm), will provide supervision, safety, security, advice, counsel, correction, teaching, direction, and coordination of all services required for adjudicated male delinquents ages 12 - 21, at a juvenile correctional facility.

The State of Wyoming's total compensation package is excellent and includes:

  • Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Retirement investment options with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive Benefits package including Health, Dental, Life, Vision, Short Term Disability and more with an employer contribution toward premiums
  • Longevity pay

Human Resource Contact: alicia.glover1@wyo.gov


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • As a student's clinical team member, communicate, document, and assess each student's changing individual needs, including families and the public.
  • Within the scope of facility policy, structure, and position duties, this position has the authority to make decisions regarding general program/activity adjustments and changes to student program status.
  • Provide advice, counsel, teaching, and direction to students assigned to the dorm.
  • Assess behavior and recommends interventions to the counseling and senior staff.
  • Determine and assess youth progress within the program and documents using incident reports.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and motivate students during general daily activities and ensure youth participate and meet the requirements of all program components they are responsible for completing.
  • Manage and supervise students' general daily activities.
  • Participates in youth accountability and disciplinary processes.
  • Manage crises in compliance with current certification in the crisis management system and the policies, and promptly respond to emergencies or situations as needed.
  • Safely and securely transport students on/off-campus for activities and work projects.
  • Explain agency rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to new residents during intake to the dormitory.
  • Supports the educational department in assuring students have the opportunity to complete assignments.
  • Supports and ensures students receive access to services that benefit their emotional stability and development.
  • Provides leadership to a unit through disciplinary actions, setting standards and guidelines, and ensuring academic support is provided and all medical issues are attended to.


PREFERENCES:




Preference may be given to applicants with an Associate's Degree
Preference may be given to applicants with one year of work experience in youth services.


KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of facility policy/procedures
  • Knowledge of safety/security procedures
  • Knowledge of Right Response Principles
  • Knowledge of non-physical and physical intervention skills during crises
  • Skills in written, verbal, and non-verbal communication
  • Knowledge and skills in preparing and teaching group material


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
Associate's Degree (typically in Social Services)

Experience:
0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Youth Services Specialist

OR

Education & ExperienceSubstitution:
2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Youth Services Specialist
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None


PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Afternoon/Evening shift work (Wed-Sat or Sun-Wed) that can change based on coverage needs.
  • Must remain awake and alert during shift.


NOTES:



  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Insurance and Retirement Benefits Package
  • All positions within the Department of Family Services will require a background information check, including the taking of fingerprints, which will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for every successful applicant.


049-Department of Family Services - Wyoming Boys' School

Click hereto viewthe State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change; please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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