Relief Youth Services Center Supervisor

Position Summary and Job Duties

Work involves responsibility of participating in the administration, compliance and mission of the Rock County Youth Services Center.  Work includes Direct Supervision of YSC Line Staff, Training of Staff,  Policies and Procedures Enforcement, and Acting as a Youth Specialist when needed and Program Implementation.

45% – Direct Supervision-  Directly Supervises YSC Line Staff and Relief YSC Line Staff

  • Attends Monthly Supervisor Meetings
  • Evaluates YSC Line Staff Performance
  • Assist with YSC Line Staff Scheduling
  • Cover Open Supervisor Shifts When Needed
  • Assist with ordering Supplies and Meals
  • Assist with YSC Line Staff Related Duties When Needed
  • Assign YSC Line Staff to Various Work Stations

20% – Policies and Procedure-Develop, Enforce and Implement Policies and Procedures

  • Enforce DOC 346 and DCF 59 Licensing Policies
  • Update, Implement and Enforce YSC Policy and Procedures
  • Conduct/Facilitate Employee Investigations

20% – Program Implementation- Assist with Maintaining a Program that is consistent with the YSC Mission

  • Assist with Maintaining and Updating the YSC Behavior Modification Program
  • Assist with Maintaining and Updating Program Materials

10% – Training

  • Assist with Finding Appropriate Training Options for Staff and Supervisors
  • Assist with Facilitating the Field Training Officer Program (FTO)
  • Comply with State Training Requirements

5% – Perform other duties as assigned

Success Factors (KSA’s)

  • Knowledge of DOC 346 and DCF 59 Policies
  • Knowledge of Chapters 938 and 48
  • Knowledge of the Rock County Personnel Ordinance
  • Wisconsin Juvenile Court Intake Worker Certification
  • Wisconsin Juvenile Detention Officer Certification
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the facility, Department and    the Community
  • Ability to perform and make decisions in Crisis Situations
  • Knowledge of FMLA, Worker’s Compensation and Time & Attendance Policies
  • Knowledge of the Court and Intake Process
  • Principles of Subject Control (POSC) Certified


Job Requirements, Education, Training & Experience

  • Graduation from high school
  • Experience working with Youth ages 10-17
  • Adequate Supervisory Experience
  • Ability to pass a physical, drug screen, and a occupational physical therapy session prior to hire
  • **Successful incumbents will be contacted by Human Resources to advance to the background investigation process. The background investigation process is a thorough and extensive process which includes, but is not limited to: completion of finger-prints, extensive background investigation questionnaire to include personal reference check, employment references check, criminal background check, interview and physical examination (pre-employment physical).


Essential Job Functions (physical elements, equipment and working conditions)

Physical Elements:

  • Ability to walk up one flight of stairs
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 20 pounds for at least 15 feet.
  • Ability to squat to inspect cells under bunks, tables, etc.
  • Ability to carry mattresses and bags of laundry
  • Ability to push the food cart with trays of food
  • Ability to push the mop bucket, move chairs and tables as needed
  • Ability to lift, push/pull objects weighing up to 165 pounds

In an emergency situation, Supervisors must be able to physically restrain youth using the Principles of Subject Control (POSC); break up physical altercations between and with youth; provide suicide intervention and first aid as necessary; and lead evacuation and rescue efforts should there be an emergency situation in the building such as a power outage, fire, tornado, or other environmental issue. 

Use of Equipment:

  • Ability to use a computer and computer keyboard
  • Ability to use a Portable Radio

Working Conditions:

  • Almost all indoor work in an office setting with ability to go on off-campus activities
  • A valid driver’s license
  • CPR/AED certification

*  Possible exposure to blood and/or body fluids.


Organization: Rock County Youth Services Center Department

Job Location: Janesville, WI

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