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Perry Varner Educational & Treatment Facility

Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center

Detention Counselor Job Posting

Full & Part Time

March 12, 2018

 

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Juvenile Detention Director, the Detention Counselor will direct the activities of detained youth in all areas.  The Counselor will maintain the safety of detainees at all times, conduct regular check of detainees and maintain order in facility.  Serves meals, supervise youth during visiting hours and may transport detainees to various appointments.  Performs various housekeeping duties or supervise detainees in this function.  Detention Counselor must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency and be able to work flexible hours and be on call on a rotating basis.  Detention Counselor must also have a good temperament and ability to function well in stressful situations.

Position Requirements and Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively with detainees, staff, law enforcement personnel, and others, orally and in writing;
  • Ability to efficiently plan and organize work;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers, detainees, and other professionals;
  • Ability to work with maladjusted juveniles;
  • Ability and willingness work as a part of a professional team;

Education

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-5 years job related experience preferred not required

 

Applications will be taken in the Human Resources Department on the first floor of the Dallas County Annex between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Resumes may be e-mailed to betty.russell@dallascounty-al.org or faxed to: Human Resources Department at 334-877-2796.

DALLAS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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January 23, 2018

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Laborer

Dallas County Commission has an opening for a Laborer in the Road Department. Work schedule is Monday-Thursday- 10 hour days.

Applicants must have a valid State of Alabama Driver's License. Persons in this position will perform manual labor which may include the following duties: shovel asphalt from dump truck, spread asphalt with rake, sweep road, spray tar and spread cement, clear ditches and beaver dams, install pipes, dig trenches and patch holes. May operate chain saw, tractors, sheep footer and tire rollers. Other duties will include those assigned by supervisor.

Successful applicant must have physical dexterity to operate various pieces of equipment and physical tolerance to work outside, sometimes under adverse conditions. Must be able to lift over 50 pounds and have agility to crouch or crawl in restricted places, at times.

Applicant must have the ability to work well with others. Applications will be taken from 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM, beginning January 23, 2018, at the Human Resources Department in the Courthouse Annex, 102 Church Street, Selma, AL. or online at www.dallascounty-al.org.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING WILL BE RQUIRED AND, IF  EMPLOYED, EMPLOYEE WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM DRUG TESTING. 

DALLAS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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