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Travis County Sheriff's Office Austin, Texas, USA
Feb 13, 2020
Full time
SALARY:  $40,000.00 Annually  The Travis County Sheriff’s Office is a family of highly trained professionals whose mission is to provide innovative Law Enforcement and Corrections Services for the Travis County Community. The county’s jail population is housed in three major facilities: Central Booking, the Travis County Jail and the Travis County Correctional Complex in Del Valle. Employment at Travis County comes with a full array of benefits. We offer comprehensive health insurance, a no-cost on-site Health and Wellness clinic, longevity pay, paid vacations, sick time and personal holidays, not to mention an industry competitive salary structure and a friendly stable work environment. APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:   JOB SUMMARY: The Cadet Corrections Officer is an entry level employee/trainee, who operates under close supervision to provide for the safety, security and welfare of inmates, fellow officers, staff and the public in a building/section on a certain jail post. After completion of on the job (FTO) training, the Cadet Corrections Officer directly supervises inmates and is engaged in all functions related to welfare, safety and security of the inmate housing unit to which assigned. Performs other ancillary duties that are assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is a job classification within the POPS TCSO job family. This classification represents an entry level corrections position within the department. This classification may require work in secure facilities. This classification requires a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of the department.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for assisting the Post Officers and performing duties away from the post to ensure the smooth operation of the building/section.  Assists and supports the Post Officers by running errands, procuring supplies, delivering paperwork, responding to assistance calls, etc.  Assists with mail, commissary, laundry, and other activities at appropriate times. Assists with inmate searches and cell searches as needed. Assists with inmate counts as needed. Updates and prints new count sheets, moves lists and other lists each day; Documents statistical data as required. Assists in feeding inmates as needed. Assists in attempting to resolve inmate requests and complaints.  Responsible for the cleanliness, maintenance and security of the building and grounds. Conducts cleanup detail as assigned. Notes security breaches/concerns. Conducts outside perimeter security checks of the building/section at least once per shift, checking for damage or maintenance concerns, as well as for inmates tampering with windows, doors, walls, etc. in possible escape attempts. Conducts and monitors recreation as needed. Conducts special inmate work details when applicable. Responsible for taking appropriate actions for all rule infractions such as counseling and reporting. Escorts and/or processes inmates into and out of the units as needed, and monitors inmate movement; ensures inmates arrive at court/programs on time and in appropriate attire. Escorts official visitors and other visitors within the building/section. Monitors religious services and programs that occur within the building. Performs meal breaks for other staff members. Responds to crisis situations such as fights, fire alarms, medical emergencies, etc. according to policy and procedure. Maintains information logs, assigned and unassigned equipment such as keys, radios, vehicles, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.   MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience: Must be a US Citizen Must be 20 years of age; 21 years of age for armed assignments High School Diploma or GED Must qualify with weapon annually in accordance with TCSO standards Must meet the Physical Readiness Testing requirements according to TCSO policy Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements: Must attain a Jailer's License from TCOLE within one (1) year of initial employment with TCSO. Possess a valid Drivers' License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of: Laws, regulations and procedures governing custody of persons. Penal Code, and the Code of Criminal Procedure, Rules of Evidence,  Family Code, Civil statutes, Regulatory Agency Codes, Texas Jail Standards. Federal, State, Local and County applicable laws, rules, regulations and guidelines. Practices and procedures involved in jail management. Local laws, ordinances and the TCOLE standards and procedures pertaining to the commitment, confinement and release of prisoners. Skill in: Operate basic computer equipment to include online searches, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and a variety of software packages, including small office equipment or multiline telephones. Use of detention and other law enforcement equipment. Basic conflict resolution and community relations. Clear and concise verbal and written communication. Ability to: Work as a team member within a diverse organization. Read and understand basic legal documents. Interact with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Perform under stress and when confronted with emergency situations. Maintain discipline and order in the jail. Make decisions and take prompt action in emergency situations. Prepare and maintain routine records and logs. Establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Take physical control of another person.   WORK ENVIRONMENT & OTHER INFORMATION: Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 20–50 pounds occasionally, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment. Subject to standing, walking, jogging, running, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. Subject to stressful environment and client and customer contact for extended periods of time. Subject to contact with communicable diseases, radiation, hazardous waste, human fecal matter and foul odors. Job may involve danger due to contact with criminals and suspects. Must be able to lift and wear an approximately 40 pound Self Contained breathing apparatus for emergencies during fires; and must be able to partially lift and drag an average weight person of 150 lbs, a distance of 75 feet for the evacuation of individuals unable to assist themselves during emergencies; must be able to physically restrain hostile and combative subjects; must be able to participate in defensive tactics training and annual refresher training. Must be able to work any shift and must be able to communicate in clear English during emergencies.   SPECIAL ADA PHYSICAL STATEMENT:   Vision : Must have sufficient vision without glasses to defend self and others, and perform mandatory life safety functions. Dual vision is required. All officers are required to take and pass vision tests each year. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 or better with uncorrected vision of 20/200 or better. Corrected visual acuity should be at least 20/20 (both eyes) and 20/40 (each eye). For applicants who have completed refractive surgery to correct vision, the operating physician must complete a Corrected Vision Surgical Form. Hearing: Must have normal hearing in both ears. Hearing sensitivity thresholds are within 25 dB measured at 500 Hz, 1000 Hz, 2000Hz and 3000Hz averaged together. If a person does not have normal hearing a medical specialist evaluation is required in order for the candidate to be considered for hire. Seizure Disorder: Uncontrolled seizures of any kind are disqualifying. Applicants with a history of a seizure must be able to control the disorder by medication, be seizure free for one year and sign the Notification, understanding and commitment.   This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position. Work Hours: Shift work to include holidays, nights and weekends Department: Sheriff Location: Austin, TX TCOLE exam required. Physical and Psychological Exam required Drug and Alcohol Test Required Criminal, Credit, Driving Education and Employment Background Check Required.    
Corning, Inc. Manassas, VA, USA
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
Responsible for the repair and maintenance of the plant's manufacturing equipment, building, and grounds. Performs work in support of lead technician or more experienced maintenance technicians. This position includes significant duties such as:          Troubleshoots and corrects equipment and facilities problems Reads and interprets various types of mechanical tables and drawings including mechanical schematics, piping schematics, and pneumatic schematics Ensures safe and effective operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance based on schedule Follows diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications Installs piping and mounts for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors, HVAC systems, and steam generation systems Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers Replaces faulty mechanical components of equipment such as valves, flow regulators, motors, and HVAC regulating devices Mounts and conducts pump and motor alignments, torque checks; sizes O-rings; conducts and documents inspections Detects potential failures/issues and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement Responsible for general facility maintenance and repair in office and production areas Performs routine building repairs such as replacing light bulbs, repairing drywall, painting, fixing plumbing leaks, etc. Models safe behavior Actively participates in personal development and continuous learning Works to achieve compliance goals in a timely manner (training, PMs etc.) Requires High School Degree or equivalent. Requires 1-3 years’ relevant experience in a skilled trade or other related mechanical work.
Dominion Youth Services Remote (Fredericksburg, VA, USA)
Feb 11, 2020
Part time
Direct Support Professional Do you have a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others?  Join our Dominion Waiver Services team and support adults and children diagnosed with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. Our services help these individuals gain independence by providing supports and training in everyday living skills in the comfort of their own homes and communities. Our ideal candidate is: Highly dependable, kind, and service-oriented Adaptable and eager to learn Passionate about helping those diagnosed with a disability live a more fulfilled life As a Direct Support Professional, you will: Provide companionship to individuals in their homes and communities. Support their unique needs by assisting with activities of daily living and skill building to increase independence. Empower individuals to develop their own lifestyle by encouraging expression of their likes and dislikes, and teaching decision-making skills. Encourage and foster individuals’ preferred hobbies, interests, and skills while working toward community integration to help create natural friendships and support systems. Assist with and develop communication and socialization skills. Assist with personal care tasks to ensure hygiene and nutrition needs are met. Teach coping skills that are appropriate for home and community settings as needed. Support the development of plans and schedules. Provide reliable transportation to appointments, meetings, community activities, events, etc.
Dominion Youth Services
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
COMMUNITY BASED COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION Dominion Youth Services is currently seeking Qualified Mental Health Professionals that have a passion to serve individuals and provide quality care. The Community Based Counselor will work with children, adolescents, adults and their families to assist them with managing mental health/behavioral issues and work towards maintaining placement in the home and/or community. If you are seeking a job that is truly rewarding and allows you to have an impact on an individual’s life, come work for Dominion Youth Services today! Since 1999, Dominion Youth services has been providing quality care to individuals and their families. The mission of Dominion Youth Services is to enrich the lives of the people we serve by instilling in them a belief that they have the capabilities to achieve their goals. We provide quality programs that allow individuals to develop the skills necessary for success. Our staff are supportive and caring individuals who are trained to carry out our mission. We strive to be the premier provider of a broad array of services to include mental health, education, intellectual disabilities and autism. QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires you to be registered with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-C. For more information, please visit:   A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or other Human Services related field, and experience providing mental health services to children, adolescents and/or adults. Meet the criteria of a Qualified Mental Health Professional- Child (QMHP-C), Qualified Mental Health Professional-Adult (QMHP-A) and/or Qualified Mental Health Professional-Eligible (QMHP-E) per the Virginia Board of Counseling regulations. Please visit this link for more information, Must hold a valid, current Commonwealth of VA Driver’s License and be insurable by the company’s liability insurance. Other requirements as assigned by DMAS and/or licensure standards. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage individuals in individual and/or family sessions while providing psychoeducation, behavioral support and therapeutic interventions. Utilize verbal de-escalation techniques and strategies to assist the individual with maintaining self-control. Educate the individual on and assist them with utilizing coping skills to manage behaviors and emotions. Assess, evaluate and monitor the safety of individuals and others at all times. Develop treatment plans based on recommended goals identified in the individual’s assessment. Complete all required documentation which includes but not limited to, the tracking of all individualized behaviors, individual service plans, monthly reports, quarterly reports, discharge planning, progress notes and all related documentation in compliance with DMAS, Licensure and Dominion Day standards. Engage in Care Coordination with other staff and community service providers to ensure the appropriateness of treatment modalities and services being provided. Attend supervision and staff meetings to address the individual’s needs/progress and any administrative needs. Provide 24-hour emergency response as needed. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO JOINING OUR TEAM: Flexible scheduling Providing continuing education to employees Competitive pay and benefits Comprehensive health benefits, including dental & vision coverage Life insurance 401k retirement plan with company match Reimbursement for QMHP registration and renewal Opportunities for supervision, continuing education, and career growth

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