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Youth Specialist - Shawono
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Youth Specialist - Shawono
Job Description
Employees in this class series act in loco parentis supervising life skills, training, and therapeutic activities for delinquent youth in Juvenile Justice (JJ) facilities. The Youth Specialist, under proper direction, initiates, implements and supervises therapeutic experiences for youth and performs supportive record-keeping functions. Employees need to respond to the physical and emotional behavior of the youths, at times requiring physical intervention. Youth Specialist may be assigned to work on any day of the week on any shift. Employees are required to participate in training courses and to satisfactorily complete the course work.
Position Description
Required Education and Experience
Completion of two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits) with a minimum of 15 semester (23 term) credits in social welfare, social work, sociology, psychology, family ecology, family and child development, counseling and guidance, or criminal justice.
*Youth Specialist 7*
No specific type or amount is required
*Youth Specialist 8*
One year of experience equivalent to a Youth Specialist 7
*Youth Specialist E9*
Two years of experience equivalent to a Youth Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Youth Specialist 8.
Alternate Education and Experience
Four years of experience in the care or supervision of youths in a residential group setting, including two years equivalent to a Youth Aide E8 may be substituted for the education requirement.
Additional Requirements and Information
T**This**** position is open to all applicants. **
Any individual with a felony conviction, or who has a pending felony charge, is ineligible for consideration for employment.
An applicant (who was not currently employed in a Bureau of Juvenile Justice facility prior to November 1, 2000) who has been convicted of any misdemeanor shall not be eligible for employment until two years subsequent to the completion of any sentence imposed, including probation.
Possession of a valid Michigan driver's License.
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Only NEOGOV applications are accepted. To apply for this position you must click on the "apply" button in NEOGOV. Hard copies of applications will not be accepted. Applicants who do not attach official transcript(s) will be screened out of the recruitment process.
Attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
Your application for any job does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the department for further consideration.
Departments reserve the right to close postings prior to the indicated date based upon the volume of applications received.
Positions are being filled as permanent-intermittent (hours may vary) with the possibility of going permanent full-time in the future but there is no guarantee.
**Position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Children's Services Agency, Juvenile Justice, Shawono Center, 10 N. Howes Lake Road, Grayling, MI. 49738.**
For information on this posting, Ginny Kline (989-344-5000) or email
*Salary:* $1,422.40 - $1,888.00 Biweekly
*Location:* Grayling, MI
*Job Type:* Permanent Intermittent (hours may vary)
*Department:* Health and Human Services - Institutions
*Job Number:* 4307-18-Shawono-095-Fill
*Closing:* 5/23/2018 5:00 PM Eastern
*Bargaining Unit:* AFSCME (AFSCME)
*Agency:* State of Michigan
*Address:* 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909
*Phone:* (800) 788-1766

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