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Juvenile Probation Counselor I

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Job Title:
JUVENILE PROBATION COUNSELOR I
Type of Vacancy:
Open Competitive
 
2 Vacancies - 1 Conditional
Job Opening No.:
2021740-1
Job Code: 
2208
Work Location:
JUVENILE SERV-PROBATION & FAM\
JUVENILE SERV-GRANTS
Starting Salary:
$15.4880 Hourly / $32,215 Annually
Pay Grade:
1170
Application Dates:
07/16/2021 - 07/29/2021
Application Times:
Friday 12 Noon - Thursday
 
NOTE:
Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST attach a copy of their degree or transcript to their application at the time of applying. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST attach a copy of that certification at the time of applying. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such. Failure to provide documentation of education, licenses, certifications, and courses may result in your application being REJECTED or a lower application score.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the supervision of a Senior Juvenile Probation Counselor, with clinical support and supervision from a Juvenile Probation Counselor II, performs complex professional work in either the INTAKE or Families in Need of Services (FINS) unit by implementing a service plan for client counseling of non-delinquent youths, and parents needing assistance. Work involves the examination, evaluation and review of information obtained through office or fieldwork interviews used to determine the appropriate case action and/or recommendations for specific assigned cases. Employees of this class perform case management services including file maintenance, control sheets, and implementing specific clinical treatment plans. Performs other work as requested.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, criminal justice, or a closely related field, and one year of experience as a juvenile probation officer, counselor or social worker.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.)
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION
None.
 
EXAMINATION
Professional Series written examination required (may take up to 3 hours from test start time). Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at: https://www.brla.gov/261/Examination-Preparation. Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, 8:30 – 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed online employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
 
APPLICATION NOTE
In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Failure to provide a detailed description of job duties may result in your application being rejected or a lower application score.