*Group Life Coordinator 2 Temp (Camp Riverbend) - Salem
Company: Oregon Youth Authority
Posted on: September 12, 2019
Location: River Bend - OYA
Initial Posting Date:09/05/2019 Application Deadline:09/19/2019
Agency:Oregon Youth Authority Salary Range:$3,180 - $4,618 Position
Type:Employee Position Title:*Group Life Coordinator 2 Temp (Camp
Riverbend) Job Description:
OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY
TEMPORARY GROUP LIFE COORDINATOR 2
LaGrande - CAMP RIVERBEND YOUTH TRANSITION PROGRAM
Come and join our exceptional team of Group Life Coordinators at
the--Camp Riverbend Youth Transitional Facility.OYA has a current
opening for a Temporary Group Life Coordinator 2 position at the
Camp Riverbend Youth Transitional Facility located in LaGrande.
This position ensures a safe and secure environment for the public,
youth, and staff.-- The Group Life Coordinator 2 provides
pro-social role modeling by working directly with youth carrying
out the specific day to day functions of each unit.-- This includes
coaching, confronting, and correcting the behavior of
youth.Riverbend Youth Transition Program provides a bridge from the
secure facilities to community placement.--They provide youth the
opportunity to continue treatment, attend school and build
vocational skills.--Youth work on community service projects,
supervised work crews and town jobs to instill a work ethic,
accountability and responsibility through payment of restitution to
both victims and the community. To learn more about Camp RiverBend,
please click here.A Little About OYA:The Oregon Youth Authority is
a national leader in the juvenile justice field, pioneering the
implementation of a positive human development framework for its
work with staff and youth, and using data to match the right youth
with the right services. The mission of OYA is to protect the
public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing
opportunities for reformation in safe environments.Please take a
moment to watch this quick video about Oregon Youth Authority, our
team and our culture--bit.ly/work4OYA. For more information please
visit--www.oregon.gov/oya.What's in it for You?
OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the
office is as valuable as it is inside the office. We offer a great
work/life balance with flexible work schedules and a competitive
benefits package which includes:
- Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family.
Our employee share percent for our medical plans is only 1% or 5% -
depending on the plan you choose.
- Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no
- Vacation leave earned at 8 hours per month with the ability to
roll over unused time across fiscal years with accrual rate
increases at 5-year increments.
- 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year.
- We also offer our employees optional benefits ranging from life
insurance to short and long term disability to flexible spending
- A pension plan and an opportunity to defer pre-tax earnings for
retirement, health care deductibles, child care, and
- Grow your career with us " we offer unlimited growth potential
in a variety of disciplines.
- These benefits are just the beginning,--click here--to visit
our full benefits website. Discover more--about working in Oregon
state government by--clicking here.Additional Information:
- Under-fill opportunity: The goal of this recruitment is to fill
this position at a GLC2 level. However, we encourage candidates who
meet the minimum qualifications for a GLC1 ($2711 - $3823
monthly/$15.64 - $22.05 hourly) to apply, as we may consider
under-filling the position until the selected candidate meets the
minimum qualifications for a GLC2. Under-fill training will not
exceed three years.
- Representation: This position is represented by the Service
Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU) DUTIES &
- Support the positive potential of--each youth and
their--reformation plan through daily interaction.
- Ensure that employee interaction with youth is consistent with
individual treatment plans while counseling and guiding to continue
to establish rapport.
- Observe, evaluate, and record youth behavior, attitude, and
performance. Record youth attendance and participation in treatment
groups, recreations, vocational/educational activities, and/or
community service.----Document unusual incidents and critical
events in daily logs.
- Prepare Youth Incident Reports (YIRs) on the youth incidents
that are observed or participated in.
- Acknowledge appropriate behavior, confront inappropriate
behavior, and address as necessary while conducting regular
one-on-one coaching and mentoring sessions.
- May verbally and/or physically intervene to control youth
offender behavior.-- May physically restrain youth as
- Assign, train, and supervise youth who are performing chores on
living units and jobs within the facility (e.g., maintenance,
kitchen, laundry, landscaping, janitorial, etc.).--
- Supervise youth performing community based work crew activities
- Observe and monitor youth offenders for suicide prevention and
potential health and safety risks.
- Conduct security inspections and searches of facility, grounds,
and state vehicles.
- Administer medication to youth (under the training and indirect
supervision of medical staff) and maintain contact with medical
staff to ensure appropriate medical care for the youth.----
- May provide secure transport of youth to appointments within
the community. WORKING CONDITIONS:
- OYA facilities are tobacco free environments.
- Shift work in a 24-hour, 7-day a week operation, with night
shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required.
- Adhere--to the dress code of the specific work site.
- Frequent exposure to verbal abuse, threats, and dealing with
impulsive, rebellious, assaultive youth.
- The--use of--reasonable force in the performance of duties or
during a disturbance or other emergency situation may be
- Physical standards for vision, hearing, dexterity, push/pull,
running, and jogging.
- Transport youth as requested, and, if in a security position,
operate state vehicles constantly. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- --You must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid
driver license and acceptable driving record.
- --You must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate, or
other proof of education at the same or higher level--AND
- --Six months full-time experience working with 12 to 18
year-old juvenile delinquent adolescents in either a residential
care or treatment program;--OR
- An Associate degree from an accredited school in a behavioral
science or certificate from a community college or other equivalent
training program. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/APPLICATION SCORING
CRITERIA:--In addition to your related work experience and
education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to
- Experience working in a team setting and communicating
- Experience utilizing problem-solving techniques.
- Experience providing and utilizing skills as a mentor or as a
- Experience demonstrating excellent verbal and written
communication skills (assessed in application materials as well at
the time of interview). How to apply:
- If you are applying internally, update your employee Workday
profile and submit your application. You can upload your resume and
the system will parse your information into the Job History section
of your profile.
- If you are applying through the external job site, you can
upload/drag and drop your resume. The system will parse your
information into the application"make sure your work experience
appears correctly in the application.
- Complete questionnaire.
- After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the
public records request authorization. This screen will come after
you submit and will complete the process.If you are an employee,
the PRR task will come to your Workday inbox. Pre-employment
We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates
including current OYA employees. All applicants are subject to
additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license,
fingerprint based on criminal records check, pre-employment drug
screening and/or education verification as required for the
The Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) is responsible for complying with
the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA 42 U.S.C. 1997).
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) prohibits OYA from hiring,
promoting or contracting with anyone (who has direct contact with
residents) who have been convicted of engaging or attempting to
engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force,
overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim
did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.
This standard requires OYA to conduct criminal background checks,
conduct a check of the state's child abuse registry, and made its
best efforts to contact prior institutional employers to obtain
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) requires correctional
organizations to ensure that their employees are Tuberculosis (TB)
free. All OYA employees are required to submit to a two-step TB
test which is currently the requirement of the CDC to establish a
TB free "base line." Rather than OYA conducting the test, employees
may choose to work with their personal health care providers to
provide the agency with medical documentation that demonstrates
that they are TB free. If offered employment and you accept, OYA
will offer you the TB testing, and if you refuse, OYA will require
the necessary documentation from your personal health care provider
as a condition of employment.Veteran's Points:
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given
veterans' preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach
appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of
Administrative Services at the following website:--Veterans
Resources.-- Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of
Veterans' Affairs at 1-(see application details).
Note:--DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service
and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility.
Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.Have Questions?:
- For questions about the job announcement, call (see application
details) or email (see application details). THE OREGON YOUTH
AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER,
COMMITTED TO SELECTING, TRAINING, SUPPORTING AND EMPOWERING A
COMPETENT AND DIVERSE WORKFORCE.
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