JJS Technician II- Logan, Utah
JJS Technician II
Candidates who are interested must apply through www.statejobs.utah.gov
If you would like a position working with today's youth, then you are in the right place! A great way to start your career in Juvenile Justice is to become a Technician II. A Juvenile Justice Technician's work with delinquent adolescents in the following types of environments:
- Short- and long-term secure confinement
- Multi-use facilities
- Community-based programs
Not only does working for Juvenile Justice Services provide a sense of stability and teamwork, we also offer fantastic benefits, work-life balance and a career that is personally rewarding.
- Oversee and work closely with high risk/ violent youth offenders
- Monitor visitors & residents within the facility
- Schedule and coordinate activities for the youth
- Assist the Control Supervisor by making perimeter checks
- Resolves potentially dangerous situations to ensure the safety of staff, clients, and or the public by applying appropriate intervention techniques to people, facilities and property
- Pass the Integrated Crisis Response (ICR) intervention program within 90 days of employment
- Practice "Standards of Care" and supervision of delinquent youth
- Communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely in writing (read and understand information presented in writing)
- Write correspondence, reports, documents and other written materials
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys being challenged while working with troubled youth. We are looking for a candidate who is available to work rotating shifts, which include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Has obtained a high school diploma or GED
21+ years in age
May be given to candidates who have previous experience in working with troubled youth.
The Department of Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) provides a continuum of intervention, supervision and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety. For more information on Juvenile Justice Services with the Department of Human Services, please click here!
Employees within Juvenile Justice Services have an opportunity to see the impacts that their hard work and dedication does for the well-being of today's youth. It is imperative that our employees provide support and guidance to troubled youth while they are transitioning into adulthood. Together, we can help to improve the lives and welfare of troubled youth.
The State of Utah offers a total compensation package that consists of much more than your paycheck. Please click here to see the competitive benefits that begin on DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT!
- High risks in this job include physical intervention with clients in order to de-escalate hostile or volatile situations
- Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.