State of Utah
JJYS Technician II
If you would like a position working with today’s youth, then you are in the right place! A great way to start your career in Juvenile Justice is to become a Technician II. Juvenile Justice Youth Technicians’ work with delinquent adolescents in the following types of environments:Short- and long-term secure confinement
Not only does working for Juvenile Justice and Youth Services provide a sense of stability and teamwork, but we also offer fantastic benefits, work-life balance and a career that is personally rewarding.
Principal DutiesOversee and work closely with high risk/violent youth offenders.
Monitor visitors & residents within the facility.
Schedule and coordinate activities for the youth
Assist the Control Supervisor by making perimeter checks.
Resolves potentially dangerous situations to ensure the safety of staff, clients, and or the public by applying appropriate intervention techniques to people, facilities and property.
Pass the Integrated Crisis Response (ICR) intervention program within 90 days of employment.
Practice “Standards of Care” and supervision of delinquent youth
Communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely in writing (read and understand information presented in writing)
Write correspondence, reports, documents and other written materials.
This recruitment may be used to fill other similar vacancies at various locations within the agency over a six-month time period.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a candidate who is available to work rotating shifts, which include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
May be given to candidates 19+ years of age
May be given to candidates who have a high school diploma or GED
Why You Should Join Our Team
Employees within the Juvenile Justice and Youth Services have an opportunity to see the impacts that their hard work and dedication does for the well-being of today’s youth. It is imperative that we provide support and guidance to troubled youth while they are transitioning into adulthood.
The State of Utah offers a total compensation package that consists of much more than your paycheck. Some of the generous benefits that the State of Utah provides are: 3 medical plans, 5 dental plans, 4 vision plans, 401K match, 104 hours of annual leave, 104 hours of sick leave, 12 paid holidays, free counseling & wellness benefits and much more. Please click on the link to see the competitive benefits that begin on DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT!
The Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to providing care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice and Youth Services (JJYS) provides a continuum of intervention, supervision and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety. For more information on Juvenile Justice and Youth Services with the Department of Health and Human Services, please click here!
Supplemental InformationOnly applicants invited to interview will be contacted.
High risks in this job include physical intervention with clients in order to de-escalate hostile or volatile situations.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.