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TJJD - Program Specialist V - Staff Learning & Professional Development Leader - (EVN) - 39825

  • ... Edinburg, Texas, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 5833.34 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 02, 2024       Expires on:

TJJD - Program Specialist V - Staff Learning & Professional Development Leader - (EVN) - 39825   

JOB TITLE:

TJJD - Program Specialist V - Staff Learning & Professional Development Leader - (EVN) - 39825

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Edinburg Texas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

TJJD - Program Specialist V - Staff Learning & Professional Development Leader - (EVN) - 39825 (00039825)
Organization: TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
Primary Location: Texas-Edinburg
Work Locations: Evins 3801 E Monte Cristo Road Edinburg 78541

Job: Office and Administrative Support
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.
00
State Job Code: 1574
Salary Admin Plan: B
Grade: 21
Salary (Pay Basis): 5,833.
34 - 5,833.
34 (Monthly)
Number of Openings: 1
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Posting: Feb 2, 2024, 3:13:26 PM
Closing Date: Ongoing
Description


HOW TO APPLY

Complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and the following additional forms (available at http://www.
tjjd.
texas.
gov/index.
php/doc-library/category/304-forms):

  • TJJD Employment Application Supplement (HR-003)
  • Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form (HR-028)
  • Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation (HR-975)
  • Authorization to Release Information (HR-074)

Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays in your consideration for this position.

Apply Online at https://capps.
taleo.
net/careersection/644/jobdetail.
ftl?job=00039825&tz=GMT-05:00 and attach to the application the above additional forms along with copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).

Apply through Work-In-Texas at https://www.
workintexas.
com/vosnet/loginintro.
aspx.
You will also need to complete and attach to the application the supplemental questions/forms indicated above along with a copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).
The additional forms are available at: http://www.
tjjd.
texas.
gov/index.
php/doc-library/category/304-forms) and can be submitted via email to: HRJobs@TJJD.
Texas.
gov
.

PLEASE NOTE

Your job application must be completely filled out and include all employment, do not limit employment to the past 10-15 years.
Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment (month & year), supervisors name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week.
If any of this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete.
Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.

BENEFITS

State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.
ers.
texas.
gov.
Benefits include: Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program.
Optional add-on benefits include: Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health & Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc.
Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior level) consultative services and technical assistance work.

Work involves classroom and on-the-job training to facility staff; coordinates staff training schedules and delivers annual mandated in- service training.
Focuses on creating and maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment for new hire staff and ensures staff are learning the required materials.
Manages the re-training of staff and implementation of new initiatives based on facility trends and agency vision.
Works collaboratively with facility administration and staff to troubleshoot training pitfalls and transition new hires from training to on-going coaching and development.
Maintains communications with the Director of Training, JJTA Management, facility administration, and other internal stakeholders to support the needs of new hires consistent with all policies, procedures and facility safety and security.

Utilize a blended learning approach to effectively deliver training to staff with varying learning styles, preferences, and difficulties.
Supervises all JCO New Hires and ensures they meet all the requirements for sole supervision

Acts as a resource for staff to assist with program needs, which may include but is not limited to providing refresher trainings, training materials, ERGO Action Plans, participate in FIT TEAM, and other resources for staff.
Work involves assisting in establishing structured safety and goals/objectives; adhering to all guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; and establishing priorities, standards, and measuring tools for determining progress in meeting operational goals.

Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
May be required to work alternating shifts, work in excess of 40 hours per workweek, be on-call, and travel occasionally.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Serves as a trainer, coach, mentor, role model, evaluator, and classroom trainer for all newly hired JCOs for the first 90 days of employment and documents progress and performance based on standardized evaluation guidelines.
Serves as supervisor for newly hired JCOs until approved to independently work with youth (approved for sole supervision).
(30%)

Collaborates with subject matter experts and Academy management staff in the development, delivery, and evaluation of training programs specifically related to OJT and classroom training; shares information, identifies concerns and trends, and recommends improvements to enhance training development and delivery.
(10%)

Ensures the JCOs are familiar with the complete operation of the facility, layout of the physical location, and introduction of key leadership within the facility as directed by Academy management and serves as intermediary between facility administration and JCO.
(5%)

Assesses what remedial training may be needed by a JCO and develop an action plan for completion.
Reasonable effort made for length of time required for demonstration before corrective action or remedial training is recommended or required.
(5%)

Provides routine feedback to JCOs to enhance their professional growth in a positive regard and rectifying any performance deficiencies in a timely manner.
(5%)

Utilizes positive reinforcement to change behavior while teaching or coaching JCOs to help building positive relationships.
Praises good performance and improvements during learning, encourages, recognizes effort, supports supervisory staff to enhance recognition of skill development, and encourages peers to reinforce one anothers skills.
(5%)

Maintains a formalized record keeping methodology for new hire records and documentation in accordance with the agencys records retention schedule and accurately enters in data for JCOs to receive course credit for OJT in the agencys training tracking system.
(5%)

Coordinates training schedule with appropriate team and facility leadership or their designee as directed and approved by Academy management.
Works with the appropriate training specialist if any changes are deemed necessary and appropriate.
(5%)

Works with facility leadership to provide ongoing OJT and Annual training in dorm shift meetings, management meeting, and town hall meetings.
(5%)

Coach and guide Senior Vs and others on how to deliver / facilitate learning, assess capabilities and provide on- going feedback.
(5%)

Serves as Use of Force reviewer in Accident Review Boards and Use of Force Reviews.
(5%)

Maintains active knowledge of all training curriculums related to secure facilities, can champion these topics, and regularly monitors staff development and performance.
(5%)

Assist in the creation and completion of ERGO Action Plans for New Hires.
(5%)

Reports any presence or perception of racial, ethnic, and gender disparities and recommends actions to address disparities.

Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures:

  • Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible.
  • Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested time frames.

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.


Qualifications


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree.
Four (4) years of full-time wage-earning experience providing direct care services for juveniles in a correctional program or a program dealing with at-risk youth.

OR

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Eight (8) years of full-time wage-earning experience providing direct care services for juveniles in a correctional program or a program dealing with at- risk youth.

Preferred:

  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible full-time wage-earning experience specifically working in a direct care position providing supervision to youth in a TJJD state-operated facility (e.
    g.
    , juvenile correctional officer, case manager).
  • Major course work in criminal justice, social work, education, behavioral science, public administration, business administration, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory or training experience.

Experience and Education Substitutions:

  • Completed course hours of undergraduate study may be substituted for up to four years of experience on a basis of 30 course hours for one year of experience.
  • Pro-rated part-time experience may satisfy the experience requirement.

Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.

Pre-employment conditions require acceptable results from mandatory:

  • pre-employment drug test;
  • finger printing, criminal records check, and TB testing;
  • Fitness-for-Duty Assessment which may include both physical and behavior evaluations.

Requirements for Continued Employment:

  • Obtain and maintain certification as an instructor in TJJDs approved use of force techniques.
    An employee must obtain such certification or recertification within 60 days of employment in this position if he or she does not have a current certification.
  • Obtain and maintain certification as an instructor in First Aid and CPR.
    An employee must obtain such certification or recertification within 60 days of employment in this position if he or she does not have a current certification.
  • Obtain and maintain certification as an instructor in oleoresin capsicum (OC) aerosol.
    An employee must obtain such certification or recertification within 60 days of employment in this position if he or she does not have a current certification.
  • Maintains approved status for sole supervision.
  • Failure to maintain required licensure/certification will result in termination of employment.

This position is subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results from a drug screen conducted for the agency and the results of the Pre-Employment Medical Exam Report for hazardous duty positions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The following physical demands and working conditions are representative of those encountered and/or necessary for the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Analyzing

Alphabetizing

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

Ability to see

Ability to hear (with or without aid)

Ability to perform tactile discernment

Identify colors

Depth perception

Operate motor equipment

Heavy lifting, up to 45 lbs.

Heavy carrying, up to 45 lbs.

Pulling

Pushing

Walking

Standing

Sitting

Prolonged sitting

Repeated bending

Reaching above shoulder

Manual/finger dexterity

Dual simultaneous grasping

Crawling

Twisting

Kneeling

Stooping

Climbing stairs

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • TJJD programs, policies, and procedures including safety, security, and facility rules, regulations, procedures, and practices.
  • TJJD direct-care training requirements.
  • Laws governing training requirements, professional accreditation, copyright and failure to train.
  • Adult education and training procedures, principals, practices, and techniques.
  • Agencys learning management system.
  • Group processes, group dynamics, and interpersonal relations.
  • Trauma Informed Care Practices as it relates to direct care supervision of youth.
  • Trust Based Relational Interventions (TBRI).

Skill in:

  • Physically restraining youth in the appropriate manner, maintain order and discipline, and act quickly in emergencies.
  • Use of standard business software, personal computers, recording devices and various available presentation technologies.
  • Maintaining written files and records.
  • Verbal and written communications.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

Ability to:

  • Develop training objectives and formulate learning objectives.
  • Assess training needs and the effectiveness of training.
  • Remain alert, observant, and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to, physical restraint of youth.
  • Intervene, correct behavior and facilitate group discussions and activities in accordance with agency policy.
  • Appropriately respond to abusive language and conduct in a manner consistent with instructions received in training.
  • Work in stressful situations, with possible periods of extreme stress.
  • Interpret and explain policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines to different audiences.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks with varying deadlines, and complete work within required timeframes.
  • Process information logically, make decisions, and to demonstrate the soundness of those decisions.
  • Follow ethical standards and enforce agency policies.
  • Provide effective leadership and provide training in JCO skills.
  • Accept and adapt to changes in assignments, methods, policies, etc.
  • Encourage others to become involved in solving problems, recognize when an individual or group requires direction, and effectively interact to guide them to accomplish a task.
  • Work a variety of shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime when required.
  • Plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.
  • Provide and implement agency rehabilitative strategies into training modules.
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders and maintain a professional, courteous demeanor.
  • Work alternating shifts, work in excess of 40 hours per work week, and be on-call.
  • Work in excess of 40 hours per workweek, be on-call, and travel occasionally.

VETERANS

In order to receive veterans preference, a copy of your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), VA disability rating (if applicable), or a DD Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) must be attached to your application.

Go to https://texasskillstowork.
com/, https://www.
onetonline.
org/, or http://www.
careeronestop.
org/ for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements, and skill sets.

Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditors Office at Program Management MOS Codes.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview.
Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls.
If you submitted your application through the CAPPS Career Center (https://capps.
taleo.
net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.
ftl?lang=en), you may also check the status of your application by accessing your profile and selecting My Jobpage and selecting My Submissions.

Thank you for considering employment with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 02, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

5833.34 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707362282-2feef70958a8ae8190078be678ee81cc

LOCATION:

Texas United States

CITY:

Edinburg

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TJJD - Program Specialist V - Staff Learning & Professional Development Leader - (EVN) - 39825 (00039825)
Organization: TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
Primary Location: Texas-Edinburg
Work Locations: Evins 3801 E Monte Cristo Road Edinburg 78541

Job: Office and Administrative Support
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
State Job Code: 1574
Salary Admin Plan: B
Grade: 21
Salary (Pay Basis): 5,833.34 - 5,833.34 (Monthly)
Number of Openings: 1
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Posting: Feb 2, 2024, 3:13:26 PM
Closing Date: Ongoing
Description


HOW TO APPLY

Complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and the following additional forms (available at http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms):

  • TJJD Employment Application Supplement (HR-003)
  • Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form (HR-028)
  • Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation (HR-975)
  • Authorization to Release Information (HR-074)

Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays in your consideration for this position.

Apply Online at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/644/jobdetail.ftl?job=00039825&tz=GMT-05:00 and attach to the application the above additional forms along with copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).

Apply through Work-In-Texas at https://www.workintexas.com/vosnet/loginintro.aspx. You will also need to complete and attach to the application the supplemental questions/forms indicated above along with a copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214). The additional forms are available at: http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms) and can be submitted via email to: HRJobs@TJJD.Texas.gov.

PLEASE NOTE

Your job application must be completely filled out and include all employment, do not limit employment to the past 10-15 years. Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment (month & year), supervisors name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week. If any of this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.

BENEFITS

State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.ers.texas.gov. Benefits include: Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program. Optional add-on benefits include: Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health & Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc. Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior level) consultative services and technical assistance work.

Work involves classroom and on-the-job training to facility staff; coordinates staff training schedules and delivers annual mandated in- service training. Focuses on creating and maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment for new hire staff and ensures staff are learning the required materials. Manages the re-training of staff and implementation of new initiatives based on facility trends and agency vision. Works collaboratively with facility administration and staff to troubleshoot training pitfalls and transition new hires from training to on-going coaching and development. Maintains communications with the Director of Training, JJTA Management, facility administration, and other internal stakeholders to support the needs of new hires consistent with all policies, procedures and facility safety and security.

Utilize a blended learning approach to effectively deliver training to staff with varying learning styles, preferences, and difficulties. Supervises all JCO New Hires and ensures they meet all the requirements for sole supervision

Acts as a resource for staff to assist with program needs, which may include but is not limited to providing refresher trainings, training materials, ERGO Action Plans, participate in FIT TEAM, and other resources for staff. Work involves assisting in establishing structured safety and goals/objectives; adhering to all guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; and establishing priorities, standards, and measuring tools for determining progress in meeting operational goals.

Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May be required to work alternating shifts, work in excess of 40 hours per workweek, be on-call, and travel occasionally.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Serves as a trainer, coach, mentor, role model, evaluator, and classroom trainer for all newly hired JCOs for the first 90 days of employment and documents progress and performance based on standardized evaluation guidelines. Serves as supervisor for newly hired JCOs until approved to independently work with youth (approved for sole supervision). (30%)

Collaborates with subject matter experts and Academy management staff in the development, delivery, and evaluation of training programs specifically related to OJT and classroom training; shares information, identifies concerns and trends, and recommends improvements to enhance training development and delivery. (10%)

Ensures the JCOs are familiar with the complete operation of the facility, layout of the physical location, and introduction of key leadership within the facility as directed by Academy management and serves as intermediary between facility administration and JCO. (5%)

Assesses what remedial training may be needed by a JCO and develop an action plan for completion. Reasonable effort made for length of time required for demonstration before corrective action or remedial training is recommended or required. (5%)

Provides routine feedback to JCOs to enhance their professional growth in a positive regard and rectifying any performance deficiencies in a timely manner. (5%)

Utilizes positive reinforcement to change behavior while teaching or coaching JCOs to help building positive relationships. Praises good performance and improvements during learning, encourages, recognizes effort, supports supervisory staff to enhance recognition of skill development, and encourages peers to reinforce one anothers skills. (5%)

Maintains a formalized record keeping methodology for new hire records and documentation in accordance with the agencys records retention schedule and accurately enters in data for JCOs to receive course credit for OJT in the agencys training tracking system. (5%)

Coordinates training schedule with appropriate team and facility leadership or their designee as directed and approved by Academy management. Works with the appropriate training specialist if any changes are deemed necessary and appropriate. (5%)

Works with facility leadership to provide ongoing OJT and Annual training in dorm shift meetings, management meeting, and town hall meetings. (5%)

Coach and guide Senior Vs and others on how to deliver / facilitate learning, assess capabilities and provide on- going feedback. (5%)

Serves as Use of Force reviewer in Accident Review Boards and Use of Force Reviews. (5%)

Maintains active knowledge of all training curriculums related to secure facilities, can champion these topics, and regularly monitors staff development and performance. (5%)

Assist in the creation and completion of ERGO Action Plans for New Hires. (5%)

Reports any presence or perception of racial, ethnic, and gender disparities and recommends actions to address disparities.

Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures:

  • Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible.
  • Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested time frames.

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.


Qualifications


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree. Four (4) years of full-time wage-earning experience providing direct care services for juveniles in a correctional program or a program dealing with at-risk youth.

OR

High School Diploma or equivalent. Eight (8) years of full-time wage-earning experience providing direct care services for juveniles in a correctional program or a program dealing with at- risk youth.

Preferred:

  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible full-time wage-earning experience specifically working in a direct care position providing supervision to youth in a TJJD state-operated facility (e.g., juvenile correctional officer, case manager).
  • Major course work in criminal justice, social work, education, behavioral science, public administration, business administration, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory or training experience.

Experience and Education Substitutions:

  • Completed course hours of undergraduate study may be substituted for up to four years of experience on a basis of 30 course hours for one year of experience.
  • Pro-rated part-time experience may satisfy the experience requirement.

Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.

Pre-employment conditions require acceptable results from mandatory:

  • pre-employment drug test;
  • finger printing, criminal records check, and TB testing;
  • Fitness-for-Duty Assessment which may include both physical and behavior evaluations.

Requirements for Continued Employment:

  • Obtain and maintain certification as an instructor in TJJDs approved use of force techniques. An employee must obtain such certification or recertification within 60 days of employment in this position if he or she does not have a current certification.
  • Obtain and maintain certification as an instructor in First Aid and CPR. An employee must obtain such certification or recertification within 60 days of employment in this position if he or she does not have a current certification.
  • Obtain and maintain certification as an instructor in oleoresin capsicum (OC) aerosol. An employee must obtain such certification or recertification within 60 days of employment in this position if he or she does not have a current certification.
  • Maintains approved status for sole supervision.
  • Failure to maintain required licensure/certification will result in termination of employment.

This position is subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results from a drug screen conducted for the agency and the results of the Pre-Employment Medical Exam Report for hazardous duty positions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The following physical demands and working conditions are representative of those encountered and/or necessary for the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Analyzing

Alphabetizing

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

Ability to see

Ability to hear (with or without aid)

Ability to perform tactile discernment

Identify colors

Depth perception

Operate motor equipment

Heavy lifting, up to 45 lbs.

Heavy carrying, up to 45 lbs.

Pulling

Pushing

Walking

Standing

Sitting

Prolonged sitting

Repeated bending

Reaching above shoulder

Manual/finger dexterity

Dual simultaneous grasping

Crawling

Twisting

Kneeling

Stooping

Climbing stairs

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • TJJD programs, policies, and procedures including safety, security, and facility rules, regulations, procedures, and practices.
  • TJJD direct-care training requirements.
  • Laws governing training requirements, professional accreditation, copyright and failure to train.
  • Adult education and training procedures, principals, practices, and techniques.
  • Agencys learning management system.
  • Group processes, group dynamics, and interpersonal relations.
  • Trauma Informed Care Practices as it relates to direct care supervision of youth.
  • Trust Based Relational Interventions (TBRI).

Skill in:

  • Physically restraining youth in the appropriate manner, maintain order and discipline, and act quickly in emergencies.
  • Use of standard business software, personal computers, recording devices and various available presentation technologies.
  • Maintaining written files and records.
  • Verbal and written communications.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

Ability to:

  • Develop training objectives and formulate learning objectives.
  • Assess training needs and the effectiveness of training.
  • Remain alert, observant, and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to, physical restraint of youth.
  • Intervene, correct behavior and facilitate group discussions and activities in accordance with agency policy.
  • Appropriately respond to abusive language and conduct in a manner consistent with instructions received in training.
  • Work in stressful situations, with possible periods of extreme stress.
  • Interpret and explain policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines to different audiences.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks with varying deadlines, and complete work within required timeframes.
  • Process information logically, make decisions, and to demonstrate the soundness of those decisions.
  • Follow ethical standards and enforce agency policies.
  • Provide effective leadership and provide training in JCO skills.
  • Accept and adapt to changes in assignments, methods, policies, etc.
  • Encourage others to become involved in solving problems, recognize when an individual or group requires direction, and effectively interact to guide them to accomplish a task.
  • Work a variety of shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime when required.
  • Plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.
  • Provide and implement agency rehabilitative strategies into training modules.
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders and maintain a professional, courteous demeanor.
  • Work alternating shifts, work in excess of 40 hours per work week, and be on-call.
  • Work in excess of 40 hours per workweek, be on-call, and travel occasionally.

VETERANS

In order to receive veterans preference, a copy of your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), VA disability rating (if applicable), or a DD Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) must be attached to your application.

Go to https://texasskillstowork.com/, https://www.onetonline.org/, or http://www.careeronestop.org/ for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements, and skill sets.

Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditors Office at Program Management MOS Codes.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls. If you submitted your application through the CAPPS Career Center (https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en), you may also check the status of your application by accessing your profile and selecting My Jobpage and selecting My Submissions.

Thank you for considering employment with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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