Juvenile Detention Officer I (IRC00469)

  • The County of Dallas
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Aug 09, 2019
Full time Entry Level Government Law Enforcement Other

Job Description

Juvenile Detention Officer I (IRC00469)

Functions as an entry level Juvenile Detention Officer providing direct supervision to youth in a 24-hour detention facility.


Brief Description:

  • Provides day-to-day direct supervision to youths in a 24-hour detention facility in a manner that ensures the health, safety and welfare of each youth is in compliance with departmental policies and procedures and all applicable standards.
  • Provides individual and group counseling to all youths to promote and increase personal awareness of responsibilities and alternatives.
  • Makes critical and sound judgments and decisions during crisis or potentially dangerous situations, only in the absence of the supervisor; informs supervisor of problems or situations encountered and actions taken; and documents actions.
  • Coordinates and provides daily educational and entertaining programs and activities.

*See complete job description on www.dallascounty.org*


Graduation from an accredited high school/GED program.  Three (3) years of work related experience or forty-five (45) hours from an accredited college or university in a job related field of study or a combination of the two.

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 and Physical Examination

Salary Range: $16.33/hour min to $20.39/hour max-in hire

Website: www.dallascounty.org

Email:  jobs.jobs@dallascounty.org

Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer