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Youth Security Specialist I - Full Time

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State of Nebraska
Job Code: 25443310
Job Title: Youth Security Specialist I - Full Time
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 05/15/14 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $11.92 Hourly
$24,793.60 Annually
Job Type: PERM FULL TIME
Location: Kearney, Nebraska
Requisition #: 201401761
Position #: 25443310
Department: Health & Human Services Department
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Department of Health and Human Services-YRTC -Kearney, Nebraska
Examples of Work:
Supervise juvenile male youth in a treatment setting. Monitor and log youth behavior. Manage and enforce rules and regulations to include sanitation and personal hygiene. Respond to emergency situations. Follow oral and written directives. May transport youth to off campus locations.
Qualifications / Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS: Coursework or training in: social work, criminal justice, counseling and guidance, human development and the family, psychology, mental health care, education, social/behavioral sciences, human services or related area; OR Experience in any of the following areas: child or youth care, teaching, foster care, delinquency prevention, juvenile court systems, community work related to children and youth, behavioral health systems, patient care, nursing or other areas involving contact or intervention with youth or families.
PREFERRED: Experience with crisis management or deescalating aggressive behavior; experience working with a team; bilingual skills in Spanish and English.
OTHER:Valid driver''s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: first aid; adolescent psychology; basic counseling and crisis intervention techniques. Ability to: learn and follow facility policies, rules and regulations; learn and apply security measures. Lift, push, pull or bend to assist youth in meeting their needs and maintaining safety.

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