TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
11209 METRIC BLVD. BLDG. H, STE. A
AUSTIN, TEXAS 78758
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Updated: May 18, 2021
Job Classification - Youth Development Coach III-IV-V
Primary Location - Texas - Edinburg
Salary: 3,019.83 - 3,770.83 (Monthly)
Texas Juvenile Justice Department is building an eligibility list for the position of Youth Development Coach III-IV-V!
Apply Online at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/644/jobdetail.ftl?job=00013588&tz=GMT-05:00 and attach to the application the above additional forms along with copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).
Apply through Work-In-Texas at https://www.workintexas.com/vosnet/loginintro.aspx. You will also need to complete and attach to the application the supplemental questions/forms indicated above along with a copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214). The additional forms are available at: http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms) and can be submitted via email to: email@example.com.
Apply via Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send completed application, supplemental questions/forms, and copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).
Your job application must be completely filled out and include all employment, do not limit employment to the past 10-15 years. Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment (month & year), supervisor’s name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week. If any of this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.
Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.
State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.ers.texas.gov. Benefits include: Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program. Optional add-on benefits include: Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health & Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc. Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty.
Age: Must be at least 23 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
College: Preferred but not required
Prior Experience: Two years of full-time wage earning experience may substitute for high school diploma or equivalent. Qualifying experience includes supervising or providing rehabilitation/treatment services to youth or adults in a treatment program, correctional program, or a residential setting (e.g. correctional officer, juvenile detention officer, case manager, counselor, probation officer, or parole officer).
Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Provides supervision and direct care for youth in a residential correctional facility. Works to help youth to achieve progress in learning and applying methods to identify and manage reactions to stress and trauma and react in more socially appropriate ways. Uses appropriate intervention methods in response to behavioral issues that seeks to aid in learning and correcting behavior. Maintains a consistent effort to ensure safe environments and employs security measures when youth, staff, or others are in danger. Interacts and engages with youth in ways that both maintain appropriate structure and exercise understanding of brain development in youth with complex trauma. Maintains healthy relationships and boundaries with youth and consistently recognizes progress and good choices made by youth.
Work involves facilitating youth rehabilitation, supervising youth, and coaching their personal development in accordance with individualized treatment plans. Works assigned shift, is subject to being on-call, and may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per work week. Occasional travel may be required.
Career Ladder Promotion Opportunity: This position is in the approved TJJD career ladder for Juvenile Correctional Officers. Personnel in this career ladder have the working title of Youth Development Coach (Coach). Coaches receive career ladder salary adjustments upon meeting established eligibility criteria per agency policy (PRS.15.08) until they reach the top level of the ladder. Placement on the career ladder is dependent upon experience and education. Progression to the highest pay level on the career ladder is dependent upon experience and performance.
Pre-Service Training Academy Requirement: Newly hired coaches or rehired coaches who have been separated more than 18 months will be required to attend the pre-service training academy and complete on-the-job training on a full-time basis. Coaches who have worked for TJJD and return to employment within 18 months of their separation date are not required to attend the pre-service academy and will be placed in full-time status on their date of employment.
Levels of Work Performed by Career Ladder Level:
Youth Development Coach III: Performs moderately complex (journey-level) work under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Youth Development Coach IV: Performs complex (journey-level) work under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Youth Development Coach V: Performs highly complex (senior-level) work under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Please visit DISQUALIFIERS: Applicants with the following will not be considered:
Convicted or received deferred adjudication for any felony.
Convicted or received deferred adjudication for domestic violence involving a family member (including non-spouse partners).
Convicted or received deferred adjudication for official oppression.
Current requirement to register as a sex offender.
Arrested for a disqualifying offense that was not expunged before the statute of limitations expired.
Applicants with other arrests, deferred adjudications, and convictions may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine suitability for employment.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: Pre-employment conditions require acceptable results from mandatory:
REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For additional information, including physical demands, required skills, and Veterans preference points, please visit https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/644/jobdetail.ftl?job=00013588&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FLos_Angeles