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Denton County requests that applicants who may need accommodations for a disability in order to complete the application process, notify the Human Resource Dept. at least 24 hours in advance of the needed accommodation at (940)349-3080. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Denton County Human Resources
401 W. Hickory, Suite 516

Denton, TX 76201
Job line #: (940)349-3090
http://dentoncounty.com/hr/
DATE: January 22, 2010
CLOSING: March 05, 2010

Internal Posting - Only Denton County Employees May Apply

POSITION: JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER
ANNOUNCEMENT
NUMBER:
10-020
JOB LOCATION: Denton, TX--Juvenile Detention
MINIMUM SALARY: $1,437.346 Bi-weekly
DUTIES: Performs professional correction work supervising juveniles placed on probation or in detention by the courts. Work involves assessing juvenile probationers, meeting with probationers to ensure adherence to terms of probation, and maintaining records of probationers' activities and status. Employee is also responsible for providing clients with limited counseling and referring clients to probation assistance programs, and conferring with law enforcement and court personnel in matters pertaining to violation of probation by clients. Work may also involve developing supervision and treatment plans for probationers, supervising juveniles in detention facilities to ensure their safety and welfare, and transporting juveniles between jails, medical institutions, schools, etc. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Employee is subject to the usual potential hazards of contact with legally delinquent juveniles.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in related field required for this position. Minimum one year directly related experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

REQUIREMENTS:

Eligible for certification within six (6) months as a Juvenile Probation Officer by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission. Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check.

BENEFITS: Denton County offers excellent fringe benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, a retirement system, and paid holidays.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.  RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION.  TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATIONS, AND LICENSE INFORMATION SHOULD BE PROVIDED WHEN APPLICABLE.