Job: Juvenile Probation Counselor 2 - Pierce County HR
Juvenile Probation Counselor 2 - Pierce County jobs in Tacoma, WA
JUVENILE PROBATION COUNSELOR 2 (Job # 5119)
(Probation and Dependency Positions may be filled from this recruitment)
SALARY RANGE: $28.15 - $35.67 Per Hour
CLOSING DATE: Must be received by 4:30p.m., January 27, 2014
NATURE OF WORK
This is professional probation or dependency work for Pierce County Juvenile Court. An employee is responsible for providing probation counseling, intake, and casework services for dependent or delinquent juvenile offenders referred to the juvenile court and providing professional diagnosis treatment plans and selective counseling for the more serious and complex cases, taking into consideration the nature of the offense, the dynamics of the offender and the availability of appropriate community resources. Incumbents coordinate duties, distribute caseload assignments to lower level counselors, and provide assistance on procedural or client services available. Employees are expected to be fully acquainted with agency, county, state, and court policies, procedures, and regulations. Assignments at this level include more serious consequences of decision and require a more familiarity with the structure and dynamics of the Basic Juvenile Court Act, the value and attitudes of the larger community and available resources than assignments at lower levels. Work is performed under the general direction of an administrative superior.