Requisition Title: SUPERINTENDENT II
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
MEDLOCK - 1508 A E LANGDON RD - DALLAS
Brief Description Plans, organizes and directs all operational activities of a 24-hour juvenile detention center in compliance with policies and procedures as set forth by Dallas County Commissioners Court and the department and standards established by local, state and federal statutes.
Detailed Description Ensures the efficient operation of the juvenile detention center by planning, organizing, directing and evaluating all organizational activities to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, policies, procedures and licensing standards. Reviews and approves delegated personnel functions including: hiring, evaluating and scheduling supervisory personnel, reviewing processes and results, establishing priorities and allocating resources to ensure the operational functionality of the facility. Assesses program and facility needs, prepares annual budgets, coordinates grants and contracts, makes recommendations, monitors expenditures, approves purchases and maintain funds. Oversees building maintenance and inspections to ensure compliance with established standards. Develops, recommends, implements and monitors policies and operating procedures to ensure program effectiveness. Interacts with County staff, agencies and the public to resolve problems, provide information and communicate ideas. Supervises the timely repair of all security and maintenance equipment and systems to ensure safety, security and good health to all youths and personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a Behavioral Science field, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration or in a job related field of study. Five (5) years of professional work related experience with juveniles in a detention or residential facility where programming and counseling were primary responsibilities, including four (4) years in a supervisory or management capacity. Knowledge of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Certified Probation Officer, Child Care Administrator and CPR/First Aid certified within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, with a good driving record. Must pass an extensive background investigation. Mandatory drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol tests during employment. The employee will also be subject to shift changes. • Position requires working with juveniles who may have committed dangerous/ aggressive acts; should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment. • An employee may be transferred to another department, shift, location, or facility based on the needs of the Department. • Working in a 24-hour facility may make the employee subject to working mandatory overtime or remaining on duty and working all, or a part of, an additional shift (“double shift”). • The incumbent is / may be considered to be ‘essential personnel’ subject to being held over or called back to a work location or alternate site at all times. When required, you will be notified by your supervisor. • Must be at least 21 years of age (for applicable positions) and must pass all portions (physical/written) of the Juvenile Academy to continue employment or all standards related to PREA and Ethics for specific positions. Standard office environment within a secured facility. Ability to be on call 24-hours a day. Must be able to visit various off-site locations.
Additional Details An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County.  The hiring process involves successful completion of each step.  The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply. Bilingual Preferred. Ability to be on call 24-hours a day.
Minimum Salary : 6498.61
Maximum Salary : 8109.95
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003256