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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
M/F/H/V

"CLOSED PROMOTIONAL"
PROBATION COUNSELOR B
13-338
JUVENILE COURT
7/30/2013
8/6/2013
Works under general supervision to assist in activities related to the receiving, counseling, and releasing of juvenile offenders and special needs children for the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee, and to make investigations and evaluations and referrals as warranted.



SALARY:
$2,523.00 Monthly


EEOC CODE: 20
GRADE: 43
1. One (1) year experience working in a Juvenile Detention Center or a closely related field; and
2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, or sociology; or
3. Equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
4. (PROOF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED)
1. Interview offenders and enter social data and other pertinent information into a computer and social history file.
2. Enter appropriate calculations of past and present of juvenile offenders into scale of detention assessment tool.
3. Make initial decision as to the recommended release or detainment of juvenile offenders base upon accumulated score of assessment tool.
4. Finalize certain cases administratively under established guidelines of the Juvenile Court.
5. Enter gang assessments of known or admitted juvenile gang members into national data base of TBI, FBI and Sheriff Gang Task Force.
6. Fingerprint all felony juvenile offenders using AFIS system of TBI and Sheriff's Department.
7. Create photo line-ups for various departmental bureaus of law enforcement agencies.
8. Schedule detention hearings of qualifying juvenile offenders.
9. Enter court depositions into computer.
10. Maintain call log tracking sheet-notating contacts made with parents/guardians of offenders in custody and enter log into computer format.
11. Process child support purge payments and bond posting of adult offenders after normal business hours of Juvenile Court.
12. Assess cost to neighboring counties of juvenile offenders being held at Juvenile Court per court order.
13. Notate any known health and mental problems, recreational and prescription drug usage of juvenile offenders being held at Juvenile Court per court order.
14. Log and secure all personal properties of juveniles in custody.
15. Perform in a supervisory capacity, as needed and assist in the Detention Center, as required.
16. Transport juveniles to various childcare and correctional institutions.
17. Perform other related duties as assigned.
1. Knowledge of modern counseling techniques.
2. Knowledge of Juvenile Justice System.
3. Ability to plan, organize and maintain an even flow of work.
4. Ability to deal courteously with the public.
5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-worker, clients and associate agencies.
6. Ability to write meaningful reports and case histories.
7. Ability to use a computer in a PC Network environment.
616 Adams Avenue, Room #317, Memphis, Tennessee 38103