Apply and test for a position as a Juvenile Probation/Parole Specialist 1 or 2 today!
Juvenile Correctional Officers are responsible for providing a safe, secure and clean environment for the habitation and custody of youth including supervising the activities of youth and maintaining control and order in State facilities.
ATTENTION ALL JPPS 1 or 2 APPLICANTS: Effective July 1, 2014, DJJ will cease the administration of the Criminal Justice Exam, and no further exams will be offered. Test takers who have valid, current passing scores will be allowed to submit proof of successful completion through 12-31-14 for advertised JPPS 1 and JPPS 2 positions. After December 31, 2014, all Criminal Justice Exam scores will no longer be accepted.
Effective July 1, 2014 acceptable test scores will be:
SAT: 430 Verbal 400 Math
ACT: 18 Verbal 16 Math
CPE: 75 Reading 75 Math 75
Compass: 70 Reading 32 Writing
DOWNLOAD THE COMPASS EXAM FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HERE......http://www.djjnewsandviews.org/djjcareers/jco.html
Effective June 20th, 2012, the Department of Juvenile Justice announced that all secure facilities may operate a Secure Emergency Response Team (SERT) to assist other staff and enhance facility safety and security....
In 2012, DJJ created SMRT Teams to provide immediate and controlled response to emergent incidents occurring within the jurisdiction of the Department.http://www.djjnewsandviews.org/djjcareers/smrt.html
The Department of Juvenile Justice offers nursing careers at six Youth Development Campuses and twenty Regional Youth Detention Centers statewide....http://www.djjnewsandviews.org/djjcareers/nursing.html
The DJJ Internship Program provides students an opportunity to supplement their classroom training with practical work experience.