Bring your case management skills and experience working with youth to the Sonoma County Probation Department and begin your rewarding career as a Juvenile Correctional Counselor.
Starting salary up to $28.15/hour*
Working as a Juvenile Correctional Counselor I (JCC I) with the County of Sonoma offers an expansive opportunity for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a collaborative work environment that provides continuous training and education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits*, including:
Eligibility for a 5% salary increase after 1040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a 5% salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
Opportunities for additional premium pay depending on assignment, generally 5% for each assignment for a maximum of 10%
May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
With experience and good work performance, advancement to Juvenile Correctional Counselor II ($27.37-$33.27/hour)
Being a JCC I This position offers a challenging and rewarding start to a career helping our community's youth. In addition to learning the fundamental principles of the juvenile justice system, JCC's have the unique opportunity to use their skills to directly and positively influence the course of a young person's life. As a JCC I, you will perform a wide variety of duties related to the care, guidance, and supervision of juvenile offenders. Responsibilities include:
Communicating directly with detained youths, on an individual or group basis
Maintaining on-going security checks, and overseeing and directing the activities of youth offenders detained in Probation facilities
Performing minor clerical duties, including data entry into justice system databases
Transporting youth to and from various locations
Maintaining the cleanliness and order of the facility
Candidates with experience working with challenging populations (i.e. youth/adults with mental health conditions, youth/adult offenders, trouble youth) are highly desirable. EXTRA-HELP EMPLOYMENT Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Intermittent, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most regular employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Intermittent, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of 1,380 hours within any twelve month consecutive period. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements (generally worked 11 consecutive pay periods with a minimum of 440 hours and are scheduled at least 40 hours per pay period) may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.
* Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information & to apply online, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 10/15/19
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