A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in a residential, correctional, mental health or group home setting with responsibility for one of the following: rehabilitation of delinquent youth, clinical care, custody, or security.
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level social services experience or counseling experience.
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EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Administers a comprehensive professional rehabilitation program for clients committed for
offenses ranging from misdemeanors to felonies (e. g., shoplifting, rape, and homicide).
Directs and controls all activities of a Secure Juvenile Facility.
Develops and ensures the implementation of institutional policies, procedures, and regulations.
Directs all functions of the institution through the chain of command including care, custody,
mental health, social services, fiscal services, medical services, personnel, maintenance services, religious services, food services, contractual services, volunteer services, and other services.
Administers a treatment program for a significant portion of the offender population with a wide range of acute medical, neurological, and psychiatric disorders, including many classified as abused and neglected juveniles.
Assigns staff, monitors a staff development needs assessment program, and assures that training is accomplished.
Directs and participates in apprehension of offenders upon escape.
Assures the resolution of problems and complaints relative to offenders, their families,
employees, and the public.
Ensures compliance with legislative mandates, federal court consent decree standards,
departmental regulations, and ethical practices.
Inspects buildings and grounds to ensure that institutional facilities are maintained and operated in an orderly and efficient manner.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: www.jobs.la.gov