Corrections Officer
Job Details
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RM Detention Center - Wheeling, WV
Full-Time/Part-Time
High School
$14.33 - $17.63
Swing
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

A job at Youth Services is not just a job, it’s a MISSION. Join our team of dedicated professionals devoted to making a difference in the life of a child or young adult.  You will work in a challenging, yet highly rewarding work environment. Consistent and staggered shifts available. We offer competitive compensation with advancement opportunities, health/medical, employer-funded Health Savings Account (HSA), dental, vision, voluntary benefits, paid time off, short term disability, (7) paid holidays, paid life insurance, retirement, and discount programs, as well as all the training you need to be successful.    

Responsibilities

You will work with at-risk and troubled youth by supervising, monitoring, and assisting with daily programs, activities and routines, and provide for the care, welfare, safety and security of clients. Responsible for developing positive relationships and modeling appropriate behaviors, facilitating development and improvement of life and social skills, and when necessary responding to crisis episodes in a supportive, empathetic, respectful and professional manner.  Required to attend the Juvenile Corrections Officer Academy.

Qualifications

Responsibilities and Skills

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Corrections, Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
  • Previous experience with target population preferred
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Completion of Juvenile Corrections Officer Academy or willingness to attend
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must pass drug test
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