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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Employment Type:Seasonal
Category:Public Services
Pay:$12.12 - Hourly
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Annual Pay Rate:  $34,252.00                
About the Job:                 
Juvenile Detention Specialists participate in the security, care and custody of youth residents in the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility who have been accused of criminal activity and are going through the judicial process. They are responsible for maintaining control and security of living quarters; instructing and supervising youth in personal hygiene; counseling youth on personal behavior problems and supervising the housekeeping activities of the youth in and about the facility. Juvenile Detention Specialists are also responsible for documentation of youth activities and behavior, maintaining housekeeping supplies and clothing and special detail work in the Facility.                
At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have: A Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Corrections, Human Services, Social Services, Education or a closely related degree; OR An Associate's Degree or 60 semester hours and (2) years full-time paid professional experience in corrections, law enforcement, education, human services or social services; AND A valid State of Michigan Chauffeur's license and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION).
NOTE: Applicants must describe their experience and training in sufficient detail to allow evaluation of their acceptability under the above qualifications and submit proof of education (MUST BE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS).
Applications that were previously received will be reassessed under the new qualifications.
Career Opportunities:                 
A Written test (40%) will be administered covering knowledge of juvenile behavior traits, care and treatment in a confined juvenile facility and related factors. Personal Qualifications Interview will be rated at (60%). Applicants who fail the written examination must wait 60 days before reapplying for this announcement.
Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, Military Personnel, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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