Oregon Youth Authority

7 job(s) at Oregon Youth Authority

Oregon Youth Authority Salem, OR
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) is looking to hire an Administrative Support to assist the Facilities Manager and Maintenance and Operations Supervisors in the ongoing operation of OYA's Physical Plant Operations (PPO) department. You will perform administrative support, research, analysis and evaluation in support of the PPO program. Your role: Establishes, monitors, documents and otherwise maintains controls necessary in carrying out lawful program activities. Assist in the research, analysis and/or evaluation in support of specialized program activities. Drafts a variety of correspondence, reports or other documents. T akes minutes at meetings. Organizes and maintains filing systems. Makes travel arrangements. Assists in preparation of Capital Projects Advisory Board reports, Legislative Session reports and drafting interagency agreements. Assists in developing and implementing short- and long- term physical plant goals. Prepares and tracks department performance measures. Develops policies and procedures related to the maintenance and operation of OYA’s statewide facilities, monitors security inventories of equipment, tools and supplies. Reviews work order requests via PPO’s computerized maintenance management system.  Tracks budget and project documents in regards to assigned PPO projects. Gathers loss data, photographs and reports; evaluates information and prepares claims for DAS Risk Management which includes a thorough analysis of incidences. Works with DAS Fleet Services and agency managers in the administration of the OYA motor vehicle fleet. To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email OYA HR Recruiter. Additional Information: Telecommute/Remote Work: This position is eligible for part-time (flexible) telecommute/remote work. This position is based at our Central Office in Salem, Oregon and may be required to come in to the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, OR on an as needed basis and/or to travel to facilities/field offices throughout the state. Representation: This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU). Relocation: Possible relocation assistance may be available. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies. ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules on most positions and a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . What You Need To Qualify two years of experience as an administrative specialist or executive support specialist which included administrative support for a project, program, or operation. Administrative support includes those duties beyond clerical/secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; and evaluation of projects, processes, and operations; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Note: One year of postsecondary education may be substituted for up to one year of the experience. Special Requirements Driver's License: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/APPLICATION SCORING CRITERIA: If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position. Demonstrated excellent customer service experience Experience working with Building maintenance work order system (opening, closing, tracking) Data entry experience in Computerize Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) Demonstrated experience tracking information for building maintenance departments such as asset inventory, budget/financial, department's projects and tasks, energy use (electricity, water, gas, etc.), building life safety system inspection (fire alarm, fire suppression, etc.) Experience with purchase orders. (creating, tracking, etc.) Experience with maintaining managers' schedules and priorities and coordinating meeting logistics Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint or similar software. Experience with emergency action plan maintenance and development Two years or more experience with building maintenance departments. How to apply: Complete the application fully. Complete the questionnaire / supplemental questions. After you submit your application please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This step will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox. If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference . The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments. Good Information To Know: Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process. For assistance regarding reasonable accommodation or for alternative format please contact OYA Recruitment at 503-373-7301. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1. Pre-employment Checks: In keeping with our mission, OYA will conduct a criminal record check, per OAR 416 Division 800 , a driving record background check and a vulnerable population abuse and neglect check. Information obtained about an individual is confidential. An individual who refuses to consent to a criminal records/background check shall be disqualified from consideration in the position for which you applied. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as fingerprint based on criminal records check, pre-employment drug screening and/or education verification as required for the position.  In 2003 Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), the first federal civil statue focused specifically on addressing sexual violence in juvenile facilities, jails, prisons, and other facilities.  In recognition of the rights, safety, and well-being of the youth we serve you will be asked specific questions about your background to ensure our hiring and promotion practices comply with the National PREA standards.  All OYA employees are required to submit to a two-step TB test to establish a TB free "base line." 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. All positions in OYA will require the incumbent to serve as a "mandatory reporter" of child abuse.
Oregon Youth Authority
Apr 20, 2022
Full time
Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) is currently hiring for a permanent, full-time Cook position at Camp Florence Youth Transitional Facility. In your role, you will cook and serve nutritious and appetizing meals based on state and federal guidelines. This position also trains and supervises youth in custody who are participating in vocational food -related work experience programs. Duties also include: Supervises and trains youth in the preparation and serving of meals.  Trains vocational youth in proper usage of kitchen tools and equipment, including knives, slicers, food choppers, ovens, and food service chemicals. This training also includes proper food safety and sanitation practices, and proper cleanup after each meal.  Assures proper transportation of residents in a safe and secure manner. Wears duress system and radio anytime supervising youth. Knows whereabouts at all times of youth during their assignments to the kitchen. Controls behavior of youth assigned to the work area or in close proximity campus wide. Visually supervises youth in the kitchen at all times in regards to manners, conduct, and behavior.  Acts as liaison to maintain positive communications between youth, kitchen, and administration, and to relay pertinent information to individual units, security staff, Treatment Manager and Program Director. Works independently using common Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) menu and standardized recipes to cook, prepare, and coordinate nutritious, appetizing, and visually appealing meals every day.  Adjusts menus and recipes to meet site population needs including re-evaluating changes for nutritional content, and staying in compliance with federal USDA guidelines while documenting menu changes.  Prepares special diets for medical, dental, and religious needs. Performs daily cooking tasks, provides instructions, and makes preparations utilizing a variety of equipment such as washing, chopping, slicing, cutting, and dicing of foods.  Coordinates service and delivery of meals effectively, in a timely manner, and on schedule. Maintains health and sanitation standards in food preparation including food, utensils, and equipment.  Responsible for the sanitation of the kitchen area. This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU). By joining and maintaining your membership with SEIU Local 503, the following benefits are available to you such as: $2,500 life insurance policy   paid for by your union, SEIU Local 503. This policy is in effect if you are an active member. Up to $200,000 of additional life insurance   can be purchased. Up to $100,000 member life, $40,000 spouse and $10,000 child is guaranteed within the first 90 days of new union membership. Short Term Disability insurance   is guaranteed if purchased within the first 90 days of new union membership. Legal insurance   enrollment is available to purchase within the first 90 days of new union membership. Tuition reimbursement. For more information on SEIU, please click here. ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules on most positions and a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . What We Are Looking For: One year of experience as a cook in a food service facility OR possession of a Certificate of Completion in culinary arts and/or Foods and Hospitality Service from a certified community college or technical school. NOTE: This position requires the employee to obtain a food handler’s card within 30 days of hire. Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria:   If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.   Knowledge of the principles, policies, procedures and state regulations of food preparation and cooking in a volume dining/food service setting. Experience in food preparation and cooking in a volume dining/food service setting. Experience and high level of responsibility in the use of kitchen equipment, hazardous chemicals and disinfectants. How to apply: If you are applying internally, update your employee Workday profile and submit your application. You can upload your resume and the system will parse your information into the Job History section of your profile. If you are applying through the external job site, you can upload/drag and drop your resume. The system will parse your information into the application—make sure your work experience appears correctly in the application. Complete questionnaire. After you submit your application, be sure to respond to the public records request authorization. This screen will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the PRR task will come to your Workday inbox. Good Information To Know: Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.
Oregon Youth Authority 530 Center St NE, Ste 500, Salem, OR 97301
Feb 08, 2022
Full time
Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) is hiring a permanent, full-time Statewide Education Coordinator to plan, develop, implement, administer and manage multi-jurisdictional resources to provide instructional programs to increase the skills, knowledge and career opportunities of youth in the Oregon Youth Authority. You will develop, coordinate, and implement programs that support the educational, vocational and employment needs of youth. As the statewide education coordinator you will create operational alignment with peer state agencies, non profits, and community businesses to develop employment internships, formal apprenticeship programs, and work experience partnerships, including budget review/oversight, policy development, alignment of content specific education courses, alignment of education and vocational programs and continuous improvement  efforts.  You will work with OYA’s local, state and federal partners to develop new education and vocational programming by reviewing agency/program needs, leading multi-agency workgroups, developing and implementing programs for positive youth outcomes. The position advocates for youth needs/rights, developing and implementing sound policies and procedures, ensuring that information is shared, and interagency agreements are established so that all involved have ownership and buy-in. For a full description of duties and responsibilities, please click here . ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules on most positions and a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . What We Are Looking For: A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Education, Education Administration or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and five years experience coordinating or administering a program OR; Any combination of experience or education equivalent to eight years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification. The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here . Special Qualifications: Driver’s License: Driving/travel is an essential function of the position. You must possess a valid Oregon Driver's License and acceptable driving record. Required Skills: Commitment to supporting healthy youth development through educational and vocational opportunities. Commitment to centering diversity, equity and inclusion in work, with an emphasis on  equitable opportunities and outcomes for youth from marginalized groups. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/APPLICATION SCORING CRITERIA: If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.   E xperience coordinating or administering high school and/or post-secondary education/vocation programs especially those in alternative settings e.g. juvenile justice, correctional facilities, etc. High level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments on time and efficiently, working with minimal supervision. Tact and diplomacy in dealing with others, taking political and public policy aspects into consideration. Excellent collaboration, communication, organization, project management and leadership skills. Model and encourage a collaborative team approach. Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational and communication skills. How to apply: Complete the application fully at oregonjobs.org and search job announcement REQ-86455. Attach a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly demonstrate how your experience and training relates to the qualities that you have under the “desired attributes” section above. Your cover letter must be limited to two (2) page. Please address your cover letter to Erin Fuimaono, Development Services Assistant Director Generic cover letters and/or cover letters that do not address the qualities that you have under the “desired attributes” section may receive lower scores than those that addressed the desired qualities. If you are an external applicant, you must upload your cover letter in the ‘Resume/CV’ section of the application. Complete the questionnaire / supplemental questions. After you submit your application please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This step will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox. If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference . The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments. Additional Information: Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.
Oregon Youth Authority 2630 N Pacific Hwy, Woodburn, OR 97071
Feb 08, 2022
Full time
OYA welcomes you to join our MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility as a Living Unit Manager! Do you have demonstrated leadership skills? Or the ability to handle crisis situations in a youth corrections environment? If so, OYA wants to hear from you! The Oregon Youth Authority is currently hiring a full-time, permanent Living Unit Manager to manage the daily operations and logistics of a 24/7 closed custody living unit. This position directs and supervises unit staff who provide daily supervision, control and treatment of adjudicated youth at OYA and youth from the Department of Corrections in a secure correctional facility. The LUM projects and prepares budget requests to support operational needs, evaluates services for effectiveness, maintains living unit equipment and supplies, participates as a member of the facility management team and serves as Officer of the Day as needed. Your Role Develop and implement processes, structures, and work schedules that support staff engagement. Develop and monitor unit schedules to ensure that youth are receiving the services identified on their case plan. Problem solve scheduling difficulties with the facility staff schedulers and unit leaders to ensure campus operations run smooth and youth are in identified programming. Develop unit guidelines and protocols to create a safe environment on the unit. Develop employees by working with employees on an individual and team basis to identify training opportunities. Facilitate community groups, one on one meetings, primary time, and other activities to allow for youth and staff to have meaningful participation in the program. Develop and maintain active youth connection to their communities through creating opportunities for volunteering and other activities for the youth and staff. Complete all necessary Human Resource related documentation for assigned staff such as payroll, FMLA, SAIF, and performance appraisals when due (annual, temporary or special). Respond to, review, investigate and resolve incidents of alleged staff misconduct and allegations of abuse or mistreatment with support from and in coordination with Professional Standards Office and Human Resources. Take action to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the facility through the use of policy, procedures, budget controls and accountability of delegated responsibility. This position is part of the state's management team. Working Conditions: Must be able to work under the following conditions with or without reasonable accommodations: All OYA locations are tobacco-free environments. Employees are subject to recall during facility emergencies.  May deal with angry and hostile family members and visitors. Daily contact with youth and others who may exhibit hostile, assaultive behavior.  This position is expected to enforce rules and may need to physically restrain youth. May be subject to a hostage situation. There is potential exposure to communicable diseases.  The consistent and effective use of appropriate infection-control materials and techniques is required Travel is required to attend meetings, participate on committees, and transport youth as needed. ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams, and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance and a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . What You Need To Qualify: Five years of experience in supervision, staff-technical, or professional-level work related to juvenile justice, corrections, treatment program, or similar environment. One year of this experience must have included supervision and management of a program, section, or unit which included one or more of the following areas: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, or d) budget preparation. OR Five years of experience in supervision, staff-technical, or professional-level work related to juvenile justice, corrections, treatment program, or similar environment. One year of this experience must have included program/project leader responsibility involving one or more of the following areas: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation and/or project evaluation, or d) monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget. (NOTE: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent course work (144 quarter or 96 semester hours) in a field related to management, such as Business or Public Administration, or a field related to the program of the employing agency, may be substituted for three years of the required experience, but will not substitute for the one year of specialized experience.) The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here . SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Drivers License: Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/APPLICATION SCORING CRITERIA: If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position. Effective communicator both verbally and writing. Experience working with diverse population with multiple background needs. Experience working with youth that are in a highly emotional state. Experience and ability to lead and work with multi-discipline teams with varying viewpoints and perspectives. Demonstrated e xperience successfully collaborating and developing positive relationship with unit staff and Managers. Ability to keep organized in a fast-paced environment, managing time and work space, while paying attention to detail and meeting deadlines. Experience and/or knowledge in organizational change management principles and techniques. General knowledge and application of administrative rules and policies, union contracts, Oregon Revised Statutes, and statewide policies and procedures. Ability to adjust to changes in work environment and willingness to learn and develop. How to apply: Complete the application fully. Attach a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly demonstrate how your experience and training related to the position. Include in your cover letter your experience working with youth and staff with diverse background. Your cover letter must be limited to two (2) page. Please address your cover letter to Troy Britting, Program Director Generic cover letters and/or cover letters that do not address the qualities, experience, and skills working with youth and staff with diverse backgrounds may receive lower scores than those that addressed the desired qualities. If you are an external applicant, you must upload your cover letter in the ‘Resume/CV’ section of the application. Complete the questionnaire / supplemental questions. After you submit your application please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This step will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox. If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference . The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.
Oregon Youth Authority Tillamook, Oregon
Jan 28, 2022
Full time
OYA welcomes you to join our exceptional team of Group Life Coordinators at the Tillamook Youth Correctional Facility! The Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) is currently hiring for multiple positions as a Group Life Coordinator 2 (GLC2). GLC2 ensures a safe and secure environment for the public, youth, and staff.  In your role, you will provide pro-social role modeling by working directly with youth carrying out the specific day to day functions of each unit.  This includes: Coaching, confronting, and correcting the behavior of the youth. 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 where appropriate. 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. Additional Details: 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 positions.  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 ($2,937.00 - $4,322.00 monthly/$16.94 - $24.94 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 one year. Representation: This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU). Compensation: $3,430.00 - $5,218.00 monthly / $19.79 - $30.10 hourly. Salary normally starts at first step. Working Conditions: Must be able to work under the following condition with or without reasonable accommodations: 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 required. Physical standards for vision, hearing, dexterity, push/pull, running, and jogging. Transport youth as requested, and, if in a security position, operate state vehicles. ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . How To Qualify: GLC2 Qualifications: 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; OR A Certificate or Associate degree from an accredited school in a behavioral science or equivalent training program. Under-fill - GLC1 Qualifications You must possess a high school diploma, GED certificate, or other proof of education at the same or higher level. Special Qualifications: You must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid driver license and acceptable driving record. This position also requires a Physical Abilities Test (PAT) ​ The PAT includes the following elements that applicants need to demonstrate the ability to: Ability to handle, feel, and have finger dexterity using both hands. 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 crawl. Ability to perform 15 step-ups on a 12-inch stepping platform. Ability to run or jog 100 yards. Ability to hold body weight in the push-up position for 50 seconds. 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. Desired Attributes: We may show preference to candidates whose application materials demonstrate the following: Experience working in a team setting and communicating information. Experience utilizing problem-solving techniques. Experience providing and utilizing skills as a mentor or as a coach. Experience demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.
Oregon Youth Authority Portland, Oregon
Jan 11, 2022
Full time
Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) welcomes you to join the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR) team as their new Youth Services Coordinator to help coordinate and deliver services to youth and their families and to assure culturally sensitive service delivery by others in the Portland, Oregon metro area - Clackamas County, Multnomah County, and Washington County. You will be responsible for providing training and consultation to agency staff; networking with the community regarding youth and other minority youth concerns. A Day In The Life: Assists youth and families in understanding Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility and Camp Florence Youth Transition Facility and OYA Services, programs, and expectations. Provides cultural education for minority youth in need of cultural awareness. Facilitates group intervention and one on one activities with youth in secure facilities and community settings. Meet with intake youth individually upon arrival at least once a week to discuss behavior, personal issues, progress, problem -solving skills, goal setting, and by using various techniques to confront, guide and support the youth during the intake process and after they transfer to their permanent living units. Introduce Family Engagement and opportunities youth and family will have to participate. Consult and assist OIIR staff and statewide regional liaisons in delivering direct program services, cultural awareness, and special projects. Collaborate with probation officers managing the youth case plan for youth’s individual transition plans. Provides emotional support for minority youth/families at case reviews and Multi-Disciplinary Meetings (MDT’s). Works collaboratively and assists the OIIR Statewide Services Coordinator to provide services for  non-citizen youth. Assists to respond and communicate any issues related to youth immigration concerns at Eastern Youth Facility and provides support and guidance to youth and their families.  Assists OIIR Director, Manager, and staff in delivering cultural, diversity service to youth in closed custody, community residential programs, and community support for surrounding counties in Eastern Oregon and OYA staff statewide. Coordinate and facilitate cultural events. Networks with all minority community to provide educational, cultural, inspirational events for youth and staff at Eastern Oregon Youth Facility. ​ Makes speeches and presentations to community groups. Keeps Oregon minority community informed about Eastern Oregon programs/services. Assists the Tattoo Removal Program Coordinator Assists the Tattoo Removal Program Coordinator facilitate/explains/provides Spanish translation between youth, staff, and physicians. This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU). Working Conditions: Must be able to work under the following condition with or without reasonable accommodations: Oregon Youth Authority is a tobacco free environment. Work in a team environment. Help promote and maintain a harmonious work environment. Daily face-to-face contact with adjudicated youth, some of which frequently resist instruction and exhibit verbally hostile or physically assaultive behavior. May be subject to a hostage situation. Physical exertion to subdue out-of-control, combative, belligerent, hostile youth. May require use of reasonable force (including restraint equipment) during course of duties or during disturbances or other emergencies. Staff may have potential exposure to communicable diseases. The consistent and effective use of appropriate infection-control materials and techniques is required. Staff is expected to be a positive example and role model for the other staff and youth. The staff is to be supportive toward OYA, RVYCF and Camp Florence, their policies and procedures. Being a positive role model includes, but is not limited to: no excessive absenteeism, personal appearance is neat, treats all human beings with respect, is a law abiding citizen. Each employee is to provide a positive, affirming environment which values fellow employees and the people they serve. Will adhere to OYA Policy Memo II-D-3.4 regarding interpersonal relationships with youth. All OYA employees are expected to work using safe work practices and to follow all policies regarding safe work practices.   ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules on most positions and a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . What We Are Looking For: a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science or a related field with major courses in a behavioral science and one year of professional Juvenile Counseling experience in a correctional facility setting. Three years experience providing professional counseling services directly to clientele or having direct client or inmate contact in a social service/rehabilitative setting may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. NOTE: Professional counseling experience must include providing supportive counseling to clients on a one-to-one basis with full responsibility for monitoring each case plan. To receive credit for a degree or coursework in a related field, you must submit a photocopy of your transcripts. The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here . Special Qualifications: Driver’s License: Driving/travel is an essential function of the position. You must possess a valid Oregon Driver's License and acceptable driving record. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/APPLICATION SCORING CRITERIA : In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below as part of final scoring to advance those that qualify to the interview portion. Lived and/or demonstrated experience working with at-risk population and marginalized population. Experience working with community members/partners, internal and external stakeholders, and peers. Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office, ability to create analyze and track data for reports and documentation. How to apply: Complete the application fully by going to oregonjobs.org and search job announcement REQ-85257 or click here:  https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--OYA--Multnomah-PP-Office/Youth-Services-Coordinator_REQ-85257 A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Complete the questionnaire / supplemental questions. COVER LETTER: Submit a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications and the desired attributes above. After you submit your application please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This step will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox. If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference . The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.
Oregon Youth Authority Grants Pass, Oregon
Dec 28, 2021
Full time
Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) welcomes you to join the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR) team as their new Multicultural Coordinator, Youth Services Coordinator to help coordinate and deliver services to youth and their families and to assure culturally sensitive service delivery by others at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility (RVYCF) in Grants Pass, Oregon and Camp Florence in Florence, Oregon. You will be responsible for providing training and consultation to agency staff; networking with the community regarding youth and other minority youth concerns. A Day In The Life: Assists youth and families in understanding Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility and Camp Florence Youth Transition Facility and OYA Services, programs, and expectations. Provides cultural education for minority youth in need of cultural awareness. Facilitates group intervention and one on one activities with youth in secure facilities and community settings. Meet with intake youth individually upon arrival at least once a week to discuss behavior, personal issues, progress, problem -solving skills, goal setting, and by using various techniques to confront, guide and support the youth during the intake process and after they transfer to their permanent living units. Introduce Family Engagement and opportunities youth and family will have to participate. Consult and assist OIIR staff and statewide regional liaisons in delivering direct program services, cultural awareness, and special projects. Collaborate with probation officers managing the youth case plan for youth’s individual transition plans. Provides emotional support for minority youth/families at case reviews and Multi-Disciplinary Meetings (MDT’s). Works collaboratively and assists the OIIR Statewide Services Coordinator to provide services for  non-citizen youth. Assists to respond and communicate any issues related to youth immigration concerns at Eastern Youth Facility and provides support and guidance to youth and their families.  Assists OIIR Director, Manager, and staff in delivering cultural, diversity service to youth in closed custody, community residential programs, and community support for surrounding counties in Eastern Oregon and OYA staff statewide. Coordinate and facilitate cultural events. Networks with all minority community to provide educational, cultural, inspirational events for youth and staff at Eastern Oregon Youth Facility. ​ Makes speeches and presentations to community groups. Keeps Oregon minority community informed about Eastern Oregon programs/services. Assists the Tattoo Removal Program Coordinator Assists the Tattoo Removal Program Coordinator facilitate/explains/provides Spanish translation between youth, staff, and physicians. This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU/OPEU). Working Conditions: Must be able to work under the following condition with or without reasonable accommodations: Oregon Youth Authority is a tobacco free environment. Work in a team environment. Help promote and maintain a harmonious work environment. Daily face-to-face contact with adjudicated youth, some of which frequently resist instruction and exhibit verbally hostile or physically assaultive behavior. May be subject to a hostage situation. Physical exertion to subdue out-of-control, combative, belligerent, hostile youth. May require use of reasonable force (including restraint equipment) during course of duties or during disturbances or other emergencies. Staff may have potential exposure to communicable diseases. The consistent and effective use of appropriate infection-control materials and techniques is required. Staff is expected to be a positive example and role model for the other staff and youth. The staff is to be supportive toward OYA, RVYCF and Camp Florence, their policies and procedures. Being a positive role model includes, but is not limited to: no excessive absenteeism, personal appearance is neat, treats all human beings with respect, is a law abiding citizen. Each employee is to provide a positive, affirming environment which values fellow employees and the people they serve. Will adhere to OYA Policy Memo II-D-3.4 regarding interpersonal relationships with youth. All OYA employees are expected to work using safe work practices and to follow all policies regarding safe work practices.   ABOUT OYA At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments. If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply! 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 visit  www.oregon.gov/oya . What's in it for You? OYA values our employees. We believe that your time outside of the workplace is as valuable as it is inside the workplace. We offer a great work/life balance with flexible work schedules on most positions and a competitive benefits package , including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance , generous time-off, and a competitive retirement plan . Discover more about working in Oregon state government by  clicking here . What We Are Looking For: a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science or a related field with major courses in a behavioral science and one year of professional Juvenile Counseling experience in a correctional facility setting. Three years experience providing professional counseling services directly to clientele or having direct client or inmate contact in a social service/rehabilitative setting may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. NOTE: Professional counseling experience must include providing supportive counseling to clients on a one-to-one basis with full responsibility for monitoring each case plan. To receive credit for a degree or coursework in a related field, you must submit a photocopy of your transcripts. The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here . Special Qualifications: Driver’s License: Driving/travel is an essential function of the position. You must possess a valid Oregon Driver's License and acceptable driving record. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES/APPLICATION SCORING CRITERIA : In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below as part of final scoring to advance those that qualify to the interview portion. Lived and/or demonstrated experience working with at-risk population and marginalized population. Experience working with community members/partners, internal and external stakeholders, and peers. Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office, ability to create analyze and track data for reports and documentation. How to apply: Complete the application fully at oregonjobs.org and search job announcement REQ-84410 or click here: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Grants-Pass--OYA--Rogue-Valley/MULTICULTURAL-COORDINATOR---YOUTH-SERVICES-COORDINATOR_REQ-84410 Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.