N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Overall Job Objective Description of Work *Salary Grade 76* Recruitment Range - $50,238.00 - $85,115.00This position is located in Juvenile Court Services District 3 which covers Carteret, Craven, Pamilco and Pitt counties.This is an internal posting open to current NC Department of Public Safety Employees or those with RIF priority within NCDPS only.This position's responsibilities are to organize and direct a district court juvenile court counseling program which provides a comprehensive array of supportive services, court-ordered supervision, and treatment for delinquent and undisciplined juveniles. This position is responsible for directing and supervising juvenile court counseling services and community- based programs serving the district. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate programming and the delivery of services. Work involves coordinating workflow, developing resources for juvenile programming, and ensuring the quality and consistency of program services with general statutes and department standards. Employees develop community relations and manage liaison activities with human service agencies, community groups, and schools, and provide consultation to court and law enforcement officials.Management Preference: Preference will be given to an applicant with Juvenile Court Counselor Supervisor experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, adolescent development and behavior, dynamics of juvenile delinquency, group norms, family dysfunction, juvenile court program, juvenile laws, regulations and guidelines which govern the program; Skill in facilitating and managing liaison activities between human services agencies, community groups, and schools; Ability to manage and administer a comprehensive program of juvenile court counseling services of significant size and complexity; Ability to develop and coordinate program services and resources within diverse county systems; Ability to manage and direct multiple Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils and facilitate the development and sharing of community resources. Ability to direct the work of professional subordinate supervisors and employees, develop and implement new programs and evaluate their effectiveness, apply and interpret a wide range of laws and regulations related to juvenile services. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with community agencies and county government. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Graduation from a four-year college/university with a degree in a human services field such as social work, psychology, counseling, or criminal justice and six years of progressively responsible experience in juvenile court counseling; including one year in a supervisory or administrative role; or, a master's degree in a human services field and four years of progressively responsible experience in juvenile court counseling, including one year in a supervisory or administrative role; or, an equivalent combination of training and experience. Necessary Special Qualifications:applicants for positions designated as juvenile justice officers are subject to and must meet the hiring and training standards established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, as defined in Title 12, Chapter 9 of the NC Administrative Code, by the Statutory Authority of GS 17c. Supplemental and Contact Information The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process. Necessary Special Qualifications:Selected applicant must attend and successfully complete and pass the Juvenile Justice Officer Basic Training certification program. The certification requires four weeks to complete and is comprised of classroom and physically demanding training. This training is carried out at regional training centers and requires consecutive overnight stays. In addition the selected candidate must:· Have or be able to obtain required documentation for certification as a Juvenile Justice Officer (i.e. a diploma).· Pass a Criminal Background check· Pass a Drug Screening test· Pass a Psychological test· Pass a Sexual Risk Screening test· Pass a Physical· Be a US citizen· Be at least 20 years of age· Have a valid driver's licenseInformation regarding required documentation and the JJO certification requirements may be found on the NC Dept of Justice website: http://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/aed01fee-d4e3-439f-9f52-ae8ee538bc30/2-6-3-1-1-5-Juvenile-Justice-Officer---Juvenile-Co.aspx If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certification-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements.The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000122,002149 for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click Application Status.If there are any specific questions to this posting, you may contact DPS Human Resources at 919-324-6281.
N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the agency in state government responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians, providing human service needs for special populations including individuals who are deaf, blind, developmentally disabled and mentally ill, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.