Current Job Opportunities
County of Chelan Juvenile Court
316 Washington St, Suite 202
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Basic Duties and Expectations: Provides for the care, safety, and security of incarcerated juveniles. Observe and document youths daily behavior, as well as attend to physical and emotional needs of youth; monitor youth free-time; supervise and control youth; provide security for youth, staff, and the facility; perform searches, room checks, and head counts; perform janitorial duties; complete meal preparation, kitchen duties, and serve meals. Perform other duties as assigned.
Hours: We are looking for staff with flexible life or work schedules who can work all shifts, including days, nights, and weekends. Shifts include twelve hour shifts and partial shifts. Often, work is scheduled in advance, but sometimes only short notice is available. The position averages 20 hours per week, although hours are not guaranteed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have the ability to effectively communicate with youth and staff to positively impact the daily functioning of the detention facility. Must be able to provide support to youth and provide discipline in a fair, firm, and consistent manner. Must be able to follow both written and verbal instruction. Must write and speak effectively. Ability to speak English and Spanish is a plus.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be 21 years of age, successfully complete a background investigation including a polygraph examination, and be drug-free. All new staff must be able to obtain and maintain Food Worker Card, CPR/First Aid/AED Certification, and attend other required trainings. An 80-hour, on-site training program is provided for all new staff. Although post-secondary education and experience are not required, a minimum of two years college credit from an accredited two year college, university or technical school is preferred.
Application packets are available from the Chelan County Juvenile Court, at address below or online on the Chelan County Website http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/human-resources
Niska Morris, Office Manager
Chelan County Juvenile Court
316 Washington, Suite 202
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Salary: Beginning hourly wage is $13.50 per hour, no benefits.