The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections, Lewiston facility is now hiring for full-time
Rehabilitation Technician Trainees. Starting pay rate is $14.50 depending on experience.
Incumbents hired as a Trainee will be expected to follow a training plan to develop the skill levels necessary to reach the requirements for the Rehabilitation Technician. Training is provided by IDJC and is typically completed within six (6) months to a year. Upon successful completion of the training plan and probation (up to 2,080 hours), the incumbent will be moved to full working level of Rehabilitation Technician, with a starting rate of $16.80/hr.
A $500 hiring bonus is available to all new Rehabilitation Technicians and Rehabilitation Technician Trainees for a limited time! Those eligible must be hired between July 21, 2021 to December 31, 2021. Bonuses will be paid upon the successful completion of entrance probation.
If you feel your education and/or experience may meet the minimum qualifications for the full working level of this position (Rehabilitation Technician), you can view the announcement and apply here, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/3275828/rehabilitation-technician-recruitment-bonus
This is a POST certified law enforcement position. The Department will provide new hires with all training needed to become POST certified.
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career where you can make a difference in the lives of youth consider becoming a Rehabilitation Technician.
These are State of Idaho positions and include full benefits such as medical, dental, retirement, disability and 10 paid holidays per year. To learn more about benefits visit the Division of Human Resources website, https://dhr.idaho.gov/information-for-state-employees/.
Rehabilitation Technician’s provide individual or group rehabilitative therapeutic services for delinquent youth and supervise youth in an assigned living unit. The ideal candidates are assertive individuals who are energized by working with youth. Our juveniles can be challenging, but the work is rewarding. Employees are required to model the behavior expected of the juveniles and influence them in their everyday work.
- Applicants must meet entrance requirements and become certified by the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy for the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections.
- Some knowledge of: recreational activities for youth; individual and group behavior of youth
- Experience: using a personal computer to enter, retrieve and edit information
- Willingness to: deal with violence, harassment, threats, verbal abuse; break up fights, control disturbances, and physically restrain offenders; perform searches for contraband and weapons; work alone unarmed among unrestricted offenders; work in secure/locked facility in confined spaces; learn and follow department policies, procedures, rules, and instructions; set aside personal prejudices and be fair; work in high-stress, hostile environments; transport juveniles; become certified in CPR.
- Must meet federal PREA standards (Prison Rape Elimination Act)
- No hearing, sight, or physical limitations that would prevent performance of duties. Visit the IDJC Career Page for more information.