Abraxas (A GEO Company) ADOLESCENT NIGHT MONITOR - K0425-2147 in Woodridge, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5148142 THIS POSITION WORKS THE 12 MIDNIGHT - 8 AM

OVERNIGHT SHIFT

Hiring For The Following Schedules: Tuesday - Saturday orThursday - MondaySummary

This position maintains continuous state of alertness and awareness to control and secure the facility and adolescent residents.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities



+ Counselor youth to build confidence and foster behavioral change based on personal problems and life experiences.


+ Performs the following activities on both a scheduled and random basis: urinalyses, counts, breath tests and community verifications, to maintain the control and security of the youth and facility.


+ Maintains legible, accurate and concise records in your own handwriting of observations in the Daily Log so that staff on all shifts are continuously informed of the status of youth and facility. Examples include facility conditions; unusual or suspicious resident behavior, comments, complaints or grievances; requests by contracting agencies for resident information.


+ Be aware of and convey youth communications to appropriate supervisors so that preventive measures can be taken to maintain the health, safety and security of the youth and staff.


+ Communicates with youth and staff in a professional manner to affirm and enhance self-esteem and dignity, and to maintain positive client/staff relations.


+ Manages the security control center including the base station radio; maintain regular radio contact; ensure radios are charged at all times. Respond to emergency situations.




Minimum Requirements


+ A high school diploma or GED is required.


+ One year general work experience. Experience in a related field is preferred, but not mandatory.


+ Ability to write legible reports in English using correct grammar.


+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and calculate percentages.


+ Ability to effectively interact with others and learn supervisory techniques; communicate verbally; react quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.


+ Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.




Equal Opportunity Employer