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SENIOR JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

at Fresno County

Pay: $53404.00 to $64922.00/year
Salary : $25.68 - $31.21 Hourly $2,054.00 - $2,497.00 Biweekly $4,450.33 - $5,410.17 Monthly $53,404.00 - $64,922.00 Annually
Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Reference #: 2306272
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Job Title:SENIOR JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 01/04/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$25.68 - $31.21 Hourly
$2,054.00 - $2,497.00 Biweekly
$4,450.33 - $5,410.17 Monthly
$53,404.00 - $64,922.00 Annually
Job Type:Permanent
Department:Probation Department
 
Scheduled salary increases:
Five (5) Step salary conversion effective 1/14/19 ($2,054 - $2,497 Biweekly) 
2% increase effective 10/21/19
 
APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME
 
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY
 
The Fresno County Probation Department has rewarding advancement opportunities available for experienced individuals interested in furthering their Criminal Justice careers as Senior Juvenile Correctional Officers.

Senior Juvenile Correctional Officers act in a lead capacity over lower-level Juvenile Correctional Officers, perform specialized assignments as determined by department management, and are responsible for maintaining institutional security; youth and staff safety; and supervising adult or youth offenders on-site or in the community. Other duties include performing control room activities and functions; transporting youths; and providing other services and support to institutional programs.

APPLICANTS MUST BE WILLING TO WORK OVERTIME IF NECESSARY AND SHIFTS AS ASSIGNED INCLUDING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.

As a condition of employment with the Probation Department, candidates must undergo and pass a thorough and rigid background investigation, polygraph, and medical and psychological examinations. The background investigation will require candidates to provide information regarding personal history including legal issues - arrests and/or convictions; personal information - relatives, references, and acquaintances; verification of education, experience and employment; residences; financial status; military service; and vehicle operation history. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive; other relevant areas may be investigated and verified.


Fresno County Juvenile Institutions are "No Hostage" facilities. In the event you are taken hostage, the County will not bargain for your safe release.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

 Samples of Duties:
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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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 Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Completion of sixty (60) semester units of coursework that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.
 
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience as a Juvenile Correctional Officer in a Fresno County Juvenile Institution, or equivalent experience in a juvenile or adult commitment/detention facility, correctional facility, military or law enforcement experience.
 
License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent. Incumbents may be required to obtain a Class "B" driver's license, or equivalent.
 
Certificate: Possession of a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate is required prior to appointment.
 
Completion of the Juvenile Counselor Core Course as certified by the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Proof of completion is required and must be submitted by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may attach a copy to your online application, submit a copy in person in our office, or fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Fine Nai.
 
Age: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
 
Other: Under California Penal Code Section 830.5, the Senior Juvenile Correctional Officer classification is defined as a Peace Officer.  Therefore, candidates must be able to meet all pre-employment as well as ongoing peace officer status requirements pursuant to Federal, State, and local legislation.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Proof of completion of the Juvenile Counselor Core Course is required and must be submitted with your application. You must either attach a copy to your online application, submit a copy in person in our office, or fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Fine Nai. Failure to provide this information will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Valid driver's license number is required and must be listed on your application. Failure to provide this information will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Please fully list your education and work experience, including current position. Failure to list current and complete education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and if applicable, which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • College/university transcripts may be requested to verify completion of qualifying units.
  • If you have completed education at a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You must either attach a copy to your online application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Fine Nai, or deliver a copy to our office. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.
  • Resumes and attachments will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one or more of the processes below:
  • Written Examination
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.
Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
  • Fresno County Employment Application - must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline.
  • Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Proof of completion of the Juvenile Counselor Core Course as certified by the California Board of State and Community Corrections must be submitted by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You must attach a copy to your online application, submit a copy in our office, or fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Fine Nai.
Please note: All required application materials must be submitted online only via our website by the filing deadline. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, email, fax, or in person in our office will not be accepted. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted online only. The online application may be found at http://agency.governmentjobs.com//fresnoca.

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions (such as the formatting of education or work experience) will result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline.

Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. Mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination, or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Analyst: Fine Nai