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Juvenile Court Counselor Supervisor

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Description of Work

* This position is assigned to District 12 and based out of the Cumberland County Office in Fayetteville, NC.

About Juvenile Justice:

The Juvenile Justice Section is committed to the reduction and prevention of juvenile delinquency by effectively intervening, educating and treating youth in order to strengthen families and increase public safety. Clickhereto learn more about the North Carolina Department of Public Safety's Juvenile Justice Overview. If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of North Carolina's youth, we would welcome you to be part of the team.

Why work for Juvenile Justice? Make a difference in the lives and futures of North Carolina's youth. Be part of the leading edge for North Carolina's Raise the Age law that will let non-violent offenses alleged to have been committed by those up to 18 years old be heard in juvenile court. https://www.ncdps.gov/our-organization/juvenile-justice/key-initiatives/raise-age-nc.

About the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NC DPS):

NC DPS is the largest state agency with more than 26,000 employees. It is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection and preparation. We have a mission that matters!

Work involves the administrative and technical supervision of a staff of Juvenile Court Counselors who provide an array of supportive services, court ordered supervision, and treatment of delinquent and undisciplined juveniles. This position requires that the employee travel around the District providing direct supervision to staff. This employee assigns cases, coordinates workflow, and provides supervision to Juvenile Court Counselors through review and evaluation of counseling activities. Employee is responsible for staff orientation, training and development, resolving problems, ensuring the quality of services and adherence to Department standards and statutory requirements. Employee provides input to higher-level management on administrative and personnel issues. Employee may carry a small caseload of very complex cases or supervise special community based or court related programs. Employee provides training and presentations on a variety of intervention and prevention topics to juveniles, law enforcement, school personnel, and the general public. Employee reports to a Chief Court Counselor. Employee is responsible for the quality of services provided by staff, and compliance with established standards and guidelines. Employee is reviewed through periodic meetings, formal and informal reviews with the Chief Court Counselor.

Applicant has requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to assume responsibilities of the Chief Court Counselor in his/her absence.

Work Schedule:

The office is open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Work schedule is flexible to meet the needs of the Department, working sometimes more, sometimes less than 8 hours a day, with work sometimes after 5:00 and on weekends. Employees in the position must be accessible to subordinate employees after hours, on weekends, and holidays to meet on-call needs of the district; and to ensure effective supervision/time management of staff working variable work schedules.

* Valid NC Driver's License is required.

Must maintain Criminal Justice Certification. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

The Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review attachments in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click on thisLINKfor additional information.

Working knowledge of:

* Adolescent development and behavior and the dynamics of juvenile justice & delinquency, group norms, family dysfunction, juvenile laws, regulations and guidelines governing agency programs; * Application of appropriate counseling approaches & methods, etc. 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:

* The practical application of a variety of counseling approaches, crisis intervention techniques, and individual and family therapy; * Evaluating complaints against juveniles and in reviewing plans of supervision; * Consulting effectively with other professionals involved in the intervention process.

Ability to:

* Plan, assign, and supervise the work of professional subordinate employees and interpret a wide range of laws and regulations related to juvenile services; * Develop and maintain relationships with parents and community agencies.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a human services field such as social work, psychology, counseling, or criminal justice with 25 semester hours of coursework related to the human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of progressively responsible experience in juvenile court counseling


Master's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of progressively responsible experience in juvenile court counseling


an equivalent combination of education 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/. * To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. 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.

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 tohttps://files.nc.gov/ncdps/documents/files/Employee_StatementPREA.pdf(Download PDF reader)(Download PDF reader)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.

Keywords: State of North Carolina, Fayetteville , Juvenile Court Counselor Supervisor, Other , Fayetteville, North Carolina

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