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Washington State DCYF Juvenile Rehabilitation Supervisor - Naselle in Naselle, Washington


The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve, and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity.

We're looking for a *Juvenile Rehabilitation Supervisor *to join our team to provide comprehensive services to juvenile residents, working toward the common goal of eliminating child and youth outcome disparities based on race and ethnicity. Our vision is that "All Washington's children and youth grow up safe and healthy-thriving physically, emotionally, and educationally, nurtured by family and community."

The Opportunity: You can make a real difference in the life of an at-risk youth when you join the dedicated team at Naselle Youth Camp. We need your leadership skills to supervise and direct counseling staff in the treatment and case management of juvenile offenders and to ensure fidelity to the Juvenile Rehabilitation Integrated Treatment Model. Some of what you'll do:

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and model professional standards of conduct and effective performance
  • Address employee performance issues and initiate disciplinary procedures for just cause
  • Facilitate informal conflict resolution related to employee grievances
  • Conduct timely employee evaluations considering performance in relation to the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position
  • Schedule and ensure completion of mandatory training of employees supervised
  • Educate staff and youth in principles of JRA's Integrated Treatment Model
  • Assess behavior of an assigned caseload of youth, prioritize treatment targets, develop treatment plans, and implement interventions
  • Intervene in crisis situations using approved verbal and physical de-escalation techniques
  • Lead weekly consultation and didactic teams
  • Monitor assigned staff case management documentation for compliance with the treatment model

What we're looking for: A bachelor's degree AND two years of professional experience in casework, counseling, probation and parole, social services, planning, directing and/or facilitating youth group activities or experience in a related field.

A Master's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Social Sciences, or in an allied field will substitute for one of the required years of experience.

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following:

  • Flexibility to cover sick-call shifts.

  • Supervisory experience to include training, performance and evaluations, creating and managing schedules, etc.

  • Demonstrated understanding of adolescent development and juvenile rehabilitation practices and principles; experience providing cognitive/behavioral therapeutic interventions

  • Demonstrated competency in relating to clients from diverse backgrounds and cultural groups

  • Experience working with the Juvenile Rehabilitation population

How do I apply? Complete and submit the online application.

To take advantage of Veteran's preference please attach your DD-214, member 4 long-form, or your NGB-22. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching.

Supplemental Information: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete.

DCYF is an equal opportunity employer and supports equity, diversity, inclusion and respect.

Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply on-line? Contact the Recruitment team at or (360) 628-0114 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf at 800-833-6388

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Salary: $3,987.00 - $5,229.00 Monthly

Location: Pacific County – Naselle, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept of Children, Youth, and Families

Job Number: 2021-01411

Closing: 3/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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