County Of Mendocino

Ukiah , CA
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Deputy District Attorney I/II/III and Juvenile Corrections Officer

County Of Mendocino
Ukiah, CA Full-time
Posted on January 5, 2019
  • Deputy District Attorney I/II/III
  • Juvenile Corrections Officer

Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Book juveniles into facility following prescribed procedures; assign rooms for juveniles; orient new arrivals; issue supplies to inmates; process inmate discharges or transfers; determine if youth is at risk of suicide or self-harm requiring evaluation by professional.
  • Monitor behavior of juveniles when going to and from school, cafeteria, while in living unit, during showers, during visits, and during outside recreation.
  • Refer juveniles in crisis situations to appropriate specialist.
  • Explain, monitor, and reinforce Juvenile Hall rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Receive, maintain, and account for the personal property of juveniles; return or send personal property to juveniles upon discharge; maintain appropriate written records.
  • Visually and physically search juveniles for prohibited possessions, contraband, weapons, or narcotics; inspect quarters of juveniles for contraband; inspect and direct cleaning activities of juveniles for maintenance of sanitation, orderliness, and safety.
  • Promote acceptable attitude and behavior of juveniles to assist them in adjusting to confinement; confer with assigned supervisors or officers regarding behavioral or other inmate problems; hold juveniles accountable for their behavior.
  • Communicate with Probation Officers, Public Defender, and/or other law enforcement and social service agencies on juvenile cases.
  • Write special reports for Probation Officers and courts as requested.
  • Counsel juveniles and/or their families on problems; develop treatment plans detailing behavioral goals.
  • Conduct group sessions to resolve problems between juveniles and to structure shift activities.
  • Dispense medically cleared prescription medications and over-the-counter medications.
  • Transport inmates to and from medical appointments, court, or other locations; transfer inmates to other facilities.
  • Perform laundry duties as required.
  • Anticipate and avert potential problems; assist in suppressing and controlling problems that occur; report incidents in the prescribed manner.
  • Enter and retrieve a variety of information from a computer; maintain daily logs and records on school attendance, medical treatment, unusual incidents, and the number and location of juveniles; write reports concerning juvenile activities and behavior.
  • Answer inquiries from the public and family members.
  • Attend staff or other meetings.
  • Assume responsibility for operation and security of unit when regular supervisor is unavailable.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer