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Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018 2:20 PM

Job Description:/h3:

The following is a composite representation of the actual positions which make up this classification. It is not intended to cover all possible job requirements or job factors which, if applicable, are included by reference. Lines of supervision and reporting are as shown on an organizational chart.

A. Position Definition and Summary:

Under the direction of a supervisor, oversees the supervision of the custody workforce; responsible for insuring the care, custody, and discipline of juveniles; does related work as required. Is on 24:hour call to respond to emergencies.

B. Position Expectations and Essential Functions:

Is responsible for all operations activities on a shift, including monitoring master schedules.

Serves as the Duty officer when assigned.

Coordinates transportation in the absence of the Intake/Transport Supervisor or transportation coordinator, including emergency transportation in the event of an injury, etc.

Organizes supervisory custodial work and develops effective work procedures.

Manages the overall operations of assigned staff and briefing of same regarding the proper performance of essential facility routines.

Participates in Youth Care Worker evaluations, discipline and terminations.

Participates on interview panel for Youth Care Workers and makes hiring recommendations.

For the shift, assists the preparation of schedules for Youth Care Workers; the assignment of YCWs to stations and shifts, the scheduling of overtime as required; and vacation scheduling recommendations.

Insures the observance of laws and regulations by juveniles, Youth Care Workers, civilian employees, and visitors.

Assists in overseeing investigations of the facts when complaints are made by staff members or juveniles and recommends remedial measures.

Notes suspicious persons and behavior and takes action; notes, and reports significant conditions constituting hazards, and takes the steps necessary to insure safe and orderly conditions.

Insures the proper supervision of juveniles and helps maintain order.

Reviews pertinent information regarding facility security; initiates appropriate action.

Supervises the disbursement of and where necessary obtains and distributes needed equipment and materials.

Gives instruction in facility methods.

Insures that Facility ratios are filled in conformance with required staff to youth ratios.

Reviews violation reports and recommends as needed.

Cooperates with members of the treatment staff in developing, supporting, and maintaining facility programs and services.

Supervises the overall safety and Security operations and/or functional programs and has responsibility for providing information for employee evaluations and for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, and/or disciplining of employees.

Directs and participates in escape apprehension activities.

Supervises all population counts.

Supervises and directs responses to emergency situations.

Performs inspections and files reports of findings as directed.

Assists in the facilitys training program, to include training in custody policy and procedures; use of special force equipment; effectively providing for the care, custody, and security of the population.

Prepares reports; maintains the essential records and files.

Maintains and updates all policies, procedures, directives, and post orders.

May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or related units.

C. Position Requirements:


High school diploma or G.E. D. equivalent and successful completion of a required training program

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• Location: Lakeland

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