Bell County
  • 07-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Juvenile Services
  • Killeen, TX, USA
  • 18.8003
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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Apply at: www.bellcountytx.com

JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER I


Beginning Position, Level, and Annual Salary:

Group 308, Step 1 $39,255 Annually Plus benefits


Position Location: Closing Date:

Bell County Juvenile Services Until Filled


Applicants considered for employment will be required to submit to a post offer physical.



Brief Job Description:

Monitors and supervises youth on juvenile probation. Conducts appropriate screenings, assessments, referrals, and follow-up of youth on his/her caseload. Ensures the completion of court and case documentation in a timely and accurate manner. Fulfills on-call rotation duty.



Basic Qualification Requirements:

  1. Master's degree preferred but not required.
  2. Must have bachelor's degree conferred by a college or university accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University system; and
  3. Must have either:
  4. One year of graduate study in criminology, corrections, counseling in a social work, psychology, sociology or a related field that has been approved by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; or
  5. One-year experience in full-time casework or counseling in a social service, community correctional or juvenile agency that deals with offenders or disadvantaged persons;
  6. Must have a valid Driver's License and proof of adequate liability insurance and have a reliable means of transportation.
  7. Must possess physical stamina to handle potential physical outbursts of violent youth. Be able to restrain and handcuff a child who is resisting.
  8. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population.
  9. Must be of good moral character.
  10. No staff member may possess while on duty any firearm, illegal weapons, or chemical agents.

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit the following prior to the closing date:

  1. A completed Bell County on-line application, available on the Bell County website at bellcountytx.com, go to Human Resources Page. All current employees must also complete their application on the county website.
  2. The Background investigation Release Form and the Prison Rape Elimination Act Disclosure form which can be obtained on the Bell County Website at bellcountytx.com, Human Resources page, or on the server for current juvenile services employees.
  3. A copy of applicants DD214 if prior military. (External Applications Only)

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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