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Juvenile Probation Officer-Guardian Ad Litem

Eleventh Judicial District Youth & Family Services

  • Location: Battle Mountain, NV
  • Post Date: 1/24/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
Eleventh Judicial District Youth & Family Services IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: Juvenile Probation Officer/Guardian Ad Litem Lander County Office $19.88 - $25.00 Hourly DOE (Law Enforcement PERS, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefits) Duties include: Under general direction and supervision of the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer. Monitors and supervises juveniles on probation and Youth on caseload. Enforces Court ordered conditions. Provides direct field supervision of juvenile offenders, including home and school visits, weapons and contraband searches and drug testing, supervises the welfare and conduct of juveniles on probation. Reviews police reports, investigates and provides recommendations on disposition of juvenile cases to the Court. Pursuant to NRS 432B, represents and protects the best interest of the child. Meets with the child wherever the child is to determine that the child is safe and to ascertain the best interests of the child. Supervise visitation between child and parents. Perform related duties as required. Qualifications: Education and Experience - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, social services or a closely related field; OR a two year Associates Degree in the above and two years of full time paid experience, that is listed below; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and four years of full time paid experience conducting casework services, and investigations, developing detailed reports, making program eligibility determinations, providing supervision services, conducting enforcement activities and preparing and presenting legal documents and/or reports in a Court of law; qualifying experience may be obtained in a parole and probation, law enforcement, correctional casework or comparable setting. This is a full time position requiring on-call status as assigned. Must be 21 years of age or older for consideration. Successful applicant must submit to and successfully pass a drug test, medical examination, psychological evaluation, lie detector test and background check prior to employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada State driver's license. Possess or have the ability to possess a Peace Officer Standard Training (P.O.S.T.), Category I or Category II certification pursuant to state regulations and available P.O.S.T. training. Must possess or have the ability to possess CPR/FIRST AID certification. Applications can be downloaded online at www.eleventhjudicialdistrict.com (application is under Youth & Family Services tab). They can also be picked up at the Lander County Youth and Family Services Office, located at 50 State Route 305, Battle Mountain, Nevada. You may also contact the office at 775-635-2117, to receive application by fax or e-mail. Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 15, 2019. The Eleventh Judicial District Youth and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodations for disabled applicants can be arranged by calling Lander County Youth and Family Services at 775-635-2117, or by fax in writing at 775-635-2146.
Eleventh Judicial District Youth & Family Services