Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice is seeking an individual in Central Region of Virginia that seeks an challenging and rewarding job, The incumbent will provide leadership to and manages the operations of the King George and Fredericksburg court service unit branch office, manages human and capital resources, and ensures the proper application of all pertinent policies and procedures according to departmental, state, local and judicial requirements. Collaborates with local stakeholders, community partners, and the judiciary.
Considerable knowledge of federal, state, local and public laws and ordinances relating to criminal justice is needed, as well as experience applying the principles/practices of organizational management including personnel, planning, management analysis, and supervision and knowledge of leadership practices. The ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, other agencies, and public officials is also needed. The demonstrated ability to oversee the development, evaluation, and administration of a variety of diverse programs within the unit and with other agencies is important. Knowledge of and experience in budgeting practices and a working knowledge of MS Office programs are essential to the daily operation of the unit. *Shift Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Mon-Fri and On-call periodically*
A related degree, supervisory experience in a juvenile court service unit setting, and completion of leadership courses are preferred
*Applications and/or resumes should include relevant work history which indicates your qualifications for this position* *Electronic Application Only*: If you wish to apply for a job with the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice, an application/resume for employment must be submitted electronically through this website. *Mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand-delivered applications/resumes will not be accepted* Consideration for an interview is based solely on the relevant information presented on the application and /or resume submitted before the closing date. *Background Investigations*: Selected applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority. Pre-employment medical screenings may be required for some DJJ positions. A valid driver’s license is required by the date of employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants
*Lay off Policy 1.3*: If you have been affected by DHRM Policy 1.3 layoff, and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card), you*must submit the card before the closing date* for this position. The Card may be submitted with the state application as an attachment. *DJJ welcomes Veterans!* DJJ is committed to hiring and retaining veterans. If applicable, please submit form DD-214 with your state application. Please include your name and the position number in which you are applying. *Supplemental Questions*: You may be required to respond to position-specific questions at the end of this application. This information may help us evaluate your credentials and qualifications for the job. Failure to respond to any questions may disqualify you from further consideration. *Status Updates/Confirmation*: Once you submit your online application, you will instantly receive an application confirmation number. You may use this number to track the status of your application during the recruitment process. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application. Updates will not be provided via telephone. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact our Human Resources Department for further assistance. The Department of Juvenile Justice practices fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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