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SC Department of Public Safety Intensive Supervision Officer-Berkeley in Berkeley County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision by the County Specialist IV/County Manager, assists in the development and implementation of the Intensive Supervision services to juveniles and their families in an effort to provide juveniles Pre and Post services to address needs, positive skill development, victim services and empowerment for success. Serves as the Intensive Supervision Officer/Primary Care Manager for juveniles assigned to that level of supervision (will work flexible hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays), while working closely with the juvenile's family to promote family strengthening, empowerment, and positive youth development. Provides a comprehensive screening/assessment of youth to identify and implement appropriate interventions for youth based on needs and risks. Develops and brokers community partnerships and resources. Provides alternatives to incarceration through the use of graduated responses and promotes community safety. Assists subordinate staff in the development of community services where a gap exists. Maintains case files, to include JJMS data entry, according to Agency Policy and Procedures. Conducts pre-release assessments for appropriate services, living arrangements, and formulates plans for client's re-entry/reintegration to the community setting. Promotes restorative justice practices to address repair of harm/compensation to victim and community. Participates in job-related training and workshops for professional growth. Performs other related duties as requested or required.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and related experience.

Agency Requirements: A bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences, criminal justice, or related field and 2 years of experience in strength-based case management, work with community based programs, intake case management, probation, intensive case management, criminal justice or equivalent related experience.

Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy on or before the HR processing date.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of federal/state laws and regulations pertaining to juvenile offenders and the juvenile justice system. Knowledge of the objective, techniques and practices of the juvenile justice intake and supervision functions. Ability to develop, enhance and work with community collaborative initiatives. Ability to organize and maintain a case load. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to facilitate and broker services for juveniles, their families and victims. Ability to utilize a wide range of graduated responses. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and other MS applications. This position will report to a Community Specialist IV/County Director. Annually scheduled performance review; information conferences as required or requested. Works well with a diverse team. Works independently or in a group with some discretion when needed. Self-starter capable of operating under limited supervision. This position performs job duties relating to the custody, control, transportation, or recapture of juveniles within the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile justice, and the employee may have direct and indirect contact with juveniles within the jurisdiction of the Department of Juvenile Justice. Training applicable to these duties will be provided.

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children
  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs
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Additional Comments

Applications are incomplete if you fail to answer all supplemental questions, education and work history. Incomplete applications are not referred to hiring managers. Applications are accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the stated closing date.

You will be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver's license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Please provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. A resume may be attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Berkeley County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112176

Closing: 4/13/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: GA15

Position Number: 60031738(112176)

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $35,568.00

Opening Date: 04/06/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply online at www.careers.sc.gov, and follow the status of your application online.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

Address: P O Box 21069 4900 Broad River Road, Building 2007 Columbia, South Carolina, 29221-1069

Phone: 803-896-5600

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