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Date: Sep 14, 2020

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Requisition No: 234281 

Agency: Juvenile Justice

Working Title: DJJ OPERATIONS CONSULTANT - SES - 80003412

Position Number: 80003412 

Salary:  $2,000.00 Bi-weekly Salary 

Posting Closing Date: 09/21/2020 


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Location:  Circuit 11 Probation and Community Intervention – Miami, Florida  


Starting Salary:  2,000.00 Bi-weekly. This is a Select Exempt Service (SES) position. (In accordance with current spending restrictions, an internal promotion into the position will be filled at the minimum of the pay grade or up to 5% of the employee’s current rate, whichever is higher.)


Contact Person:  Andrea Williams (954) 762-3762



This position is an Assistant Chief Probation Officer and it will report to the Circuit 11 Chief Probation Officer.



Supervise 13 Juvenile Probation Officer Supervisors, spends the majority of time communicating with, motivating, training and evaluating employees, planning and directing the operational activities of staff.


Ensures that all units are performing the required juvenile probation duties.  Maintains, tracks and recommends corrective action when needed, for all aspects of probation to include Monthly Supervisor Reviews that address:


Case load review


Review of personnel issues and actions, including staff performance and discipline


Training requirements


Timely court appearances and appropriate conduct


Time management supervisor


PDR quality & timely submission


Performance reviews


Communicates effectively and in a timely manner all policy, procedures and program changes to supervisors.  Ensures all units receive at least "satisfactory" rating on the Quality Improvement Review.


Completes assignments and inquiries by designated due date in a professional and competent manner.  Prepares and reviews responses for assignments.  Ensures responses are grammatically correct, presented within the prescribed time frame and following Departmental policies and procedures. 


Promotes and maintains a positive relationship with staff, community partners, faith partners and agencies that interact with the Department of Juvenile Justice personnel.  Treats all employees equally, fairly, with respect and dignity.  Maintains positive and professional relationships with all community agencies with impact on services for juveniles and with employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice.


Completes administrative duties including personnel, statistical and training areas.


Utilizes the JPOSs to record and track the accomplishments, highlights, "good news", successes and exemplary activities of the circuit staff and youth. 


Other related duties as required.



Knowledge of motivational techniques, Chapter 985, DJJ policies and procedures and the ability to accurately interpret same.


Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.


Knowledge of laws, Administrative Rule, Court Procedures, Policy and Procedures.


Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document workflow and other activities relating to the improvement of management practices.


Ability to write in a clear and concise manner, to prioritize and to delegate.


Ability to understand departmental policies and procedures, supervise others, to assess staff, and equipment needs to ensure services to clients. 


Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports documents and other written materials.


Ability to conduct fact-finding research.


Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.


Ability to work independently.


Ability to assess, plan, implement, communicate effectively, organize and track multiple tasks.


Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Ability to look at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy.


Ability to identify the things that must be changed to achieve a goal.


Ability to make independent decisions based on individual analysis, have strong verbal and written communications skills, and the ability to conduct and document interviews.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.  Candidates must possess the degree at the time of submitting the candidate profile.


Three years of professional experience preferably with a child servicing agency.


Three years of supervisory experience, preferably within a child servicing agency.


Travel at least 30% of the time.


A valid driver's license is required.


Proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel.


Flexibility to work nights and weekends, as needed.



All prospective candidates will be subject to a sex offender check, criminal background checks, (state, local and national) and pre-employment drug screening for direct care positions.


DJJ Participates in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility).


When identified on a position description, a valid driver’s license is required, if initially hired with an out-of-state license, the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida state driver’s license within 30 days of hire. Licenses suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/education only licenses) and some types of restricted licenses are not acceptable. Licenses that have Corrective Lenses Restriction are acceptable, provided the driver wears corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Miami