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Deputy Juvenile Correctional Officer I

$51,043 - $68,785 Annually

Deputy Juvenile Correctional Officer



  • Serve as a positive role model and authority figure.
  • Maintaining effective security and safety controls.
  • Monitoring, directing and controlling the activity of youth during daily care, recreation, work crews and activities inside and outside the facility.
  • Conduct activities designed to assist in the resocialization of youth.
  • Orients newly detained youth and explains rules, policies and expectations.
  • Perform group and individual counseling including facilitation of evidence-based programs, pro-social programs, cognitive behavioral programs, engaging parents, drug/alcohol counseling, academic achievement, recreational activities, basic vocational training and develop case plans with objectives.
  • Logging and maintaining information related to unit activity, writing reports and maintaining files.


  • Must be a high school graduate or have obtained a satisfactory score on a G.E.D test or passed a California high school proficiency exam
  • Must pass a background investigation
  • Must not have been convicted of any felony and not be on any form of probation
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law


  • Six months of paid or volunteer experience with an organization supervising the work or leisure activities of youth or guiding their development
  • Completion of college level behavioral science coursework may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of two semester units for one month of experience


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