Group Life Coordinator Pool - Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility
Company: Oregon Youth Authority
Posted on: September 12, 2019
Initial Posting Date:07/01/2019 Application Deadline:12/31/2019
Agency:Oregon Youth Authority Salary Range:3,180.00 - 4,618.00
Position Type:Employee Position Title:Group Life Coordinator Pool -
Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility Job Description:
OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY
GROUP LIFE COORDINATOR 2
Grants Pass - ROGUE VALLEY YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Come and join our exceptional team of Group Life Coordinators at
the Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility!
What You Will Be Doing:
The Group Life Coordinator 2 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
- Coaching, confronting, and correcting the behavior of the
- Observing, evaluating, and recording youth behavior, attitude,
and performance. You will record their attendance and participation
in treatment groups, recreations, vocational/educational
activities, and/or community service and document unusual incidents
and critical events.
- Prepare Youth Incident Reports (YIRs)
- 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. 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
- Multiple Positions: This recruitment announcement will be used
to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill current
vacancies - permanent, full-time, part-time and temporary
- Under-fill: 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
- Representation: This position is represented by the Service
Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU).
- Compensation: $3,180.00 - $4,618.00 monthly / $18.35 - $26.64
hourly. Salary normally starts at first step.
- 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. How To Qualify:GLC2
- You must possess a high school diploma, GED certificate, or
other proof of education at the same or higher level; AND
- Six months full-time experience working with 12 to 24 year-old
youth offenders in either a residential care or treatment program;
- a Certificate or Associate degree from an accredited school in
a behavioral science or equivalent training program. Under-fill -
- You must possess a high school diploma, GED certificate, or
other proof of education at the same or higher level. Special
- You must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid driver
license and acceptable driving record. Desired Attributes: We may
show preference to candidates whose application materials
demonstrate the following:
- 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
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 criminal records check, pre-employment drug
screening and/or education verification as required for the
position. This position also requires a Physical Abilities Test
The--PAT includes the following elements that applicants need to
demonstrate the ability to:
- Ability to handle, feel, and have finger dexterity using both
- Ability to move, carry or hold objects weighing from 6 lbs up
to 165 lbs moving a maximum of 54 feet.
- Ability to kneel, bend, turn and stand, turn and sit, reach and
- Ability to perform 15 step-ups on a 12-inch stepping
- Ability to run or jog 100 yards.
- Ability to hold body weight in the push-up position for 50
- Ability to hold a 6lb medicine ball at chest level with arms
extended for a period of 40 seconds.
- Ability to complete the circuit outlined above two times with a
1 minute break between sessions.
- Acceptable vision of at least 20/30 (with or without
correction) in both eyes, with peripheral vision of 160 degrees
from a distance of 20 feet.
- Have binaural hearing (aided or unaided) in ranges from 500 to
2000 Hz and from 20 to 60 db. Applicants may contact the facility
for more information on the PAT--or the OYA Training Academy.All
positions in OYA require the incumbent to serve as a "mandatory
reporter" of child abuse.
OYA is responsible for complying with the Federal Prison Rape
Elimination Act (PREA 42 U.S.C. 1997). PREA prohibits the Oregon
Youth Authority from hiring, promoting, or contracting with anyone
(that will have direct contact with residents) who has engaged in,
been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated
for engaging in sexual abuse in confinement settings. For more
information regarding PREA please
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.
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. Please title your DD214 like this, "[Your Last Name],
DD214" and your disability letter "[Your Last Name] Disability
Letter." 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.
Questions and Application Support:
- 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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