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DATE:7/28/14
STATUS:Regular, Part Time
SALARY RANGE:$21,236.75 - $26,335.46
TITLE:YOUTH ATTENDANT
GRADE:17
DEPARTMENT:Childrens Services
LOCATION:4125 Washtenaw
UNION AFFILIATION:AFSCME 2733 Juvenile Detention
JOB SUMMARY
Under the supervision of a higher classified employee, provides secure custody of detention home residents. Prevents unauthorized entrances to and exists from the facility, using a system of electronic monitoring devices and visual checks.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Essential Duties:

  • Compares and assures correctness of census count with prior shift.
  • Attends to scheduled room checks at thirty (30) minute intervals.
  • Monitors rooms while wards are in their rooms.
  • Maintains control station, taking incoming calls and logging information, etc.
  • Tends to personal needs of wards, letting them in and out of their rooms, getting supplies, etc.
  • Checks for contraband in rooms and detention area.
  • Maintains and enforces detention rules and regulations.
  • Communicates information concerning daily activity of youth to oncoming shift.
  • Processes admissions, arranges for placement, prepares rooms, completes paperwork, searches and showers admissions, interacts with law enforcement officials upon acceptance of ward during shift, visually checks admissions to ascertain if there is a need for medical attention.
  • Participates in programs and scheduled recreational activities with wards on shift prior to midnight.
  • Tends to emergency medical situations notifying proper staff, contacting ambulance, etc.
  • Reports any mechanical malfunctions to maintenance staff.
  • Physically restrains out of control youth.
  • Provides secure transport of youth to appointments or court as required.
  • Occasionally contacts staff to fill position because of absence for oncoming shifts.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS
LICENSES AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Possession of a valid Michigan Vehicle Operator's License is required.
EDUCATION
  • Possession of a high school diploma or its equivalent.
EXPERIENCE
  • Two (2) years of experience in working with delinquent children in a youth-oriented setting.
The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job should be considered.

FILING DEADLINE: 8/5/14

CONTROL NUMBER: 1407-720-1736-0009

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