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 Detention Counselors - Juvenile Bureau
Location: 315 South Gilcrease Museum Rd, Tulsa, OK
Openings: 1
Job Definition: Under direction and within the scope of department policies and guidelines, provides secure supervision, aids juveniles with personal and environmental difficulties by participation and interaction in programs.
Job Grade: 40
Description: Process all new admissions and releases; records and maintains all medical needs, administration of medicine, and referral to the nurse. Orientates residents to policies, rules, and procedures; supervises residents and enforces rules; guides residents in program participation; and provides security. Reports any irregularity, emergency or matters of consequence to the Superintendent. Acts as liaison between Bureau staff and residents. Records and maintains written reports regarding behavior and adjustments of residents. Makes sure all areas and rooms are clean, sanitized, and presentable at all times. Plans or assists in planning and participates in staff meetings and staff training. Works any other shift during emergencies. Counsels the residents and supports positive changes in behavior. Uses personal computer for admissions and releases. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills: Skill in recognizing underlying causes of social problems; in counseling an individual concerning personal and family problems; in eliciting pertinent personal information. Knowledge of personal computers; of principles and practices of sociology applicable to juvenile casework; of county and state regulations pertaining to juvenile care; and of departmental policies and procedures. Ability to deal tactfully with others; to express both orally and in writing, facts and opinions clearly and concisely; to establish effective interpersonal relationships; to gain respect and cooperation of others; to keep alert and vigilant; to handle stressful situations; and to create a constructive atmosphere for crisis problem solving.
Education / Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in sociology or closely related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of satisfactory, full time paid employment in juvenile work or closely related work for one year of the required education, with a maximum substitution of four years. Must be at least 21 years old.
Licenses/Certificates: First Aid & CPR Certifications Valid Oklahoma Drivers License CPI Nonviolence Crisis Intervention Certification
Salary Range: $2,130.60 per month
Work Schedule: Shift is 3pm-11pm; Must be willing to work weekends.
Tulsa County Benefits: Benefit Summary

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