Bell County
  • 28-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Juvenile Services
  • Killeen, TX, USA
  • 17.05
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Bell County Juvenile Services

FULL AND PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE


Juvenile DETENTION OFFICER I


Position, Level, and Annual Salary:

Part Time Positions: 17.05 per hour

Full Time positions : Group 306 Step 1 $35,605 plus benefits



Position Location: Bell County Juvenile Services Center (Killeen)

Closing Date: Until Filled


Brief Job Description:

This position provides direct care and supervision/security for juveniles in either a pre-adjudicated detention facility or a post-adjudicated residential facility. Positions require shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, and the ability to work overtime if required.


Basic Qualification Requirements:

  1. Must have a High School Diploma or a GED.
  2. Must be of good moral character.
  3. Must be 21 years of age at time of employment
  4. Possess the ability to appropriately respond to youth with varying emotional, physical, or psychological needs.
  5. Possess physical stamina to handle potential outbursts of violent residents, and/or can restrain a child who is resisting.
  6. Must have a valid Driver's License and proof of adequate liability insurance and have a reliable means of transportation.
  1. Must possess a non-qualifying criminal history/sex offender registration background check.

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit the following prior to the closing date:

  1. A completed Bell County application, available on the Bell County Website, must be submitted.
  2. A copy of applicant's DD214, if prior military (if applicable). Applicants discharged from military services under less than honorable conditions will not be considered for employment. (External applicants only).
  3. Failure to follow all required guidelines can result in the applicant not being considered.

Upon successful completion of a face-to-face interview, applicants continuing in the hiring process can expect to complete a criminal background form, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) form, and CPS check to be considered for this position.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Candidates will be evaluated without discrimination for any non-merit reason such as race, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age, membership, or non-membership in an employee organization.


NOTE: The length of the application/hiring process may vary, depending on the applicant.

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