• State of Nevada
  • Caliente, Nevada
  • Mar 16, 2019
Full Time CORRECTIONS Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $38,774 - $56,689 per yr

Job Description

Group Supervisors perform duties involving the education, employment, training, treatment, care and custody of juvenile offenders residing within a State Youth Training Center; maintain comprehensive records of assigned youths' program activities; and provide individual guidance pursuant to State or federal laws and regulations. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) has several positions and shifts available for Group Supervisor 1 at the Caliente Youth Center (CYC) a 140-bed staff secure facility for male and female youth age 12 to 18. Caliente is home to some of the most beautiful country in Nevada! This includes the magnificent Rainbow Canyon and the oasis-like setting of Kershaw-Ryan State Park just 2 miles south of the city center. Within 50 miles of the town are four other Nevada state parks: Beaver Dam, Cathedral Gorge, Spring Valley, and Echo Canyon. Caliente is a short distance, approximately 2 hours north, from the bright lights of Las Vegas, NV. The CYC goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking for youth. Group Supervisors perform duties involving the education, training, treatment, care and custody of youth at CYC. This includes: supervise the activities of youth within assigned unit; directly observe work habits, social behavior, and attitude to ensure conduct meets established rules and regulations of the facility; provide assistance and direction to youth in the performance of assignments, acceptable behavior, proper dress and personal hygiene; participate as a member of a treatment team to implement a treatment plan; document progress and concerns in the youths' development; provide a safe and secure environment for the youth. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all Federal and State laws governing juvenile facilities, and DCFS and CYC policies. Under general supervision, Group Supervisor 1's perform the full range of duties outlined in the series concept and continue to receive training in counseling techniques, writing treatment team reports, and assist the Group Supervisor III in coordinating and overseeing group and individual treatment sessions. Upon meeting performance and experience requirements the incumbent may be progressed to the Group supervisor II level and salary. These are full time positions that include a variable work agreement that may be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday such as swing shift and weekends, with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax!
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 35716
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/07/2018
Phone: (702)486-2911
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.