JJYS Technician II-Slate Canyon Youth Center

  • Full Time
  • Utah County, UT
  • $15.53 an hour USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $15.53 an hour

State of Utah

JJY S Technician II-Utah County:
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. A Juvenile Justice Technician’s work with delinquent adolescents in the following types of environments:
Short- and long-term secure confinement
Multi-use facilities
Community-based programs.

Principal Duties
Oversee 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

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

Our Team
Employees within 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 our employees provide support and guidance to troubled youth while they are transitioning into adulthood. Together, we can help to improve the lives and welfare of troubled youth.

Our Agency
The Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to provide 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 Information
Only 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.