Requisition Title: TRAINER II
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
JUVENILE ADMIN - 2600 LONE STAR DRIVE 2ND FL - DALLAS
Organization: JUVENILE DEPARTMENT
Brief Description Researches, prepares, facilitates, presents and assesses formal training programs for departmental professional and paraprofessional staff.
Detailed Description Researches, prepares, facilitates and presents customized training programs and curriculum for staff in compliance with departmental and contractual requirements and certification guidelines. Coordinates the training programs with internal departments and outside vendors by identifying and recommending appropriate training curriculums and instructors, selecting training sites, advertising course offerings, scheduling participants and providing participants and facilitators with details and information. Develops, prepares, maintains and distributes training materials, teaching aids, supplies and equipment. Provides assistance and technical expertise to management, employees, facilitators, vendors and agencies inquiring about training and development services. Serves as back-up to staff and assumes all duties as necessary, i.e., administering medications, transporting youths to appointments, processing intake assessments or discharges, and disciplining youths. Must be physically able to perform “handling with care techniques, including takedowns, chasing and restraining youth” as outlined in the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) requirement. Maintains records and develops assessment tools/systems to evaluate and monitor program effectiveness and generate related reports. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a job related field of study. One (1) year of professional work related experience. Skilled in the use 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. Requires good presentation and organizational skills. Some positions require one or more of the following: successful completion of a criminal background investigation and/or valid driver's license. • 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. May require prolonged sitting, standing, walking and ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., unassisted. May require overnight travel.
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 2600 LONE STAR DRIVE DALLAS TEXAS 75212 JUVENILE DEPT
Minimum Salary : 4147.16
Maximum Salary : 5175.02
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003968