Correctional Counselor 2-DCR/Juvenile Services-Randolph Co.

State of West Virginia

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$26,406 – $48,851 a year

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation (DCR)/Juvenile Services/Central Office/Randolph Co.- Under general supervision the Correctional Counselor II will function as a member of a team providing services to an assigned caseload of juvenile residents living in a unit in a West Virginia juvenile correctional or detention facility. The work of the Correctional Counselor II will consist of full-performance level work by providing a variety of counseling, psychological, and cognitive services for the juvenile residents of said facility. Areas of responsibilities will include individual and/or group counseling; diagnostic testing and evaluation; substance abuse counseling; implementation of treatment programs; guidance, administration and evaluation of need and/or risk assessments; family counseling; acting as a role model for the residents; recommendation of treatment programs to assist the resident in controlling and overcoming problems; as well as general guidance of residents. Will perform other duties as assigned. *Youth Reporting Center* PN:0608PJ0903

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter “See Resume” on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section.

 (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran’s preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy. Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.


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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.


Minimum Qualifications

Training: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in criminal justice, corrections, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling and guidance, education, therapeutic recreation or closely related field.

Substitution: None.



State of West Virginia
4 days ago

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