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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/09/17

Applications Due11/01/17

Vacancy ID45171

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleYouth Counselor 1

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Ella McQueen Reception Center

41 Howard Avenue

City Brooklyn

StateNY

Zip Code11221

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive:
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, psychological counseling, social work, sociology, criminal justice, education or vocational rehabilitation and two years of direct counseling, educational, clinical, or supervisory experience in prevention, protection, or rehabilitative programs for individuals between the ages of 10 and 21 years of age who are generally considered to be "juvenile delinquents," "youthful offenders," or youth residing in a residential setting which may include, youth who are diagnosed with mental or developmental disabilities, mental illness, or addictions who could potentially become involved in the juvenile justice system.


Substitution:
A master’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, education, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, criminal justice, educational guidance, correctional administration or a field directly related to the rehabilitation of delinquent youth may be substituted for a year of the required experience.


Duties Description Supervise, evaluate, guide and mentor juvenile and youthful offenders, juvenile delinquents or other “at-risk” youth referred to the Office of Children and Family Services.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Your actual duties may vary depending on the setting to which you are assigned, including secure, limited secure or non-secure residential centers, community residential homes, community foster care, intake services units, evening reporting centers, aftercare teams in the community and day placement programs.

Please specify in your cover letter and/or resume how you meet the minimum qualifications (as described above) when responding to this posting. For example, you should provide specific date ranges for qualifying experience, qualifying education or certifications, or the age range of individuals served. Non-specific submissions may be disqualified from further consideration if the information you provide does not meet the minimum qualifications.

Qualified Veterans may be eligible for an on-the-job stipend from the Veteran’s Administration, as the training program for this position is an approved program for GI Bill On-The-Job Training Benefits.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #17-586 MEP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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