We are looking for positive individuals to join our team as Juvenile Security Officer! This is a great full-time role for anyone interested in working with youth and contributing to the community. This full-time position is entry-level and works from 5 am to 5 pm with every other weekend off.
The Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center provides a safe and restrictive environment for juveniles requiring secure residential detention within the five Florida Parishes. We are a nationally recognized award winning agency and pride ourselves on our service to the community. Our team is growing, and we are looking for great individuals to join our facility as Juvenile Security Officer.
Our Juvenile Security Officer provide direct care and constant supervision to the residents. As members of our Operations Department (Corrections), their primary duty is to assure the safety and security of each juvenile, yet this position is much more dynamic and interactive. The position is rewarding, and greatly contributes to the success of our communities’ at-risk children.
Our Ideal Candidate:
What We Offer Our Staff:
General Juvenile Security Officer Duties:
Accompany the residents as they attend school in a classroom setting and enjoy structured recreational time
Escort residents to the dining hall for meals, and then dine with the residents
Implement FPJDC’s therapeutic behavior management program, utilizing basic tenants of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to change criminal thinking (This includes grading behavior, discussing key program tenants, appropriately utilizing our token economy and serving as an unbiased and fair positive adult role-model.)
Lead daily interactive therapeutic groups with residents aimed at teaching pro social behaviors and life skills
Process new residents into the facility ensuring they are properly screened for contraband, receive medical and mental health assessments, and are oriented to the facility
Maintain a safe and secure atmosphere for all residents and staff
Candidates MUST successfully complete all pre-employment requirements, as listed at FPDJC.org.
Visit http://fpjdc.org/pre-employment-requirements for more information
Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible for employment with FPJDC: