Organization: Monroe County Department of Human Services
Posting Start: 03/12/2021
Location: Rush, NY
Job Title: Rapid Response Youth Detention Worker (Provisional* Appointment)
Posting End: 12/31/2021
A Brief Job Description:
SALARY: $37,295 – $47,299 annually
LOCATION: Monroe County Department of Human Services – Detention Center
This position, located at the Monroe County Children’s Detention Center (a Specialized/Secure Detention facility), is responsible for responding to emergency situations involving sixteen (16) and seventeen (17) year old residents requiring de-escalation and crisis intervention techniques due to possible suicide threats, mental hygiene issues, the exhibition of behavior indicating possible self-harm thoughts and actions and other concerns requiring immediate responses and at times physically restraint. Duties are performed in accordance with the guidelines of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and the Commission of Corrections (COC) and involve the physical restraint of youth when required. Duties also involve providing support and additional resident supervision throughout the housing units, as well as providing security. This position is mandated by Title 9 New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Subpart 180. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a Supervising Youth Detention Worker
or other higher- level staff member. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience with youth (aged ten  through twenty-one ) with behavioral and emotional disorders; or providing custodial supervision in a juvenile institution or facility; or in law enforcement; OR
(B) Three (3) years paid full time or its part time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above; OR,
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation. Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification. If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.
Applicant must be a resident of Monroe County at the time of appointment and for at least four (4) months at the time of examination.
*The term provisional means that you will be required to take the next Civil Service examination for this title, and place among the top three (3) candidates on the examination list in order to be eligible for permanent appointment.
MONROE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
111 WESTFALL ROAD – HUMAN RESOURCES ROM. 752B
ROCHESTER, NY 14620