Klamath County Oregon
  • 01-Jan-2019 to 31-Dec-2019 (PST)
  • Juvenile
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • UH13 $12.84 - $16.73
  • Hourly
  • On-call

Non Union


Responsible for the care and custody of juveniles assigned to juvenile detention facility. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and DHS Criminal History Background Check in order to be eligible for employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Maintains security by controlling access to the facility; responsible for key and equipment controls; operates and monitors surveillance equipment; conducts security and juvenile welfare checks and juvenile counts; controls and inventories material and equipment; checks perimeter of facility; participates in emergency drills. 

02 Manages juveniles by supervising juvenile movement; counsels juveniles; provides procedural and activity information; maintains juvenile discipline; logs written evaluations of individual juvenile's behavior and performance as observed by daily contact and inspection methods; writes behavior reports as assigned. 

03 Conducts thirty-minute check of juveniles in rooms; ensures juvenile health standards; prepares and serves meals; provides access to medical and dental care; ensures access to the legal system; issues clean clothing and performs laundry responsibilities. 

04 Follows established procedures in receiving and discharging juveniles from custody including completion of records and reports and providing for security of personal property.  

05 Writes reports and reads and enforces juvenile house rules and regulations, discipline and personal habits. 

06 Responds to disturbances and medical crises; responds to juvenile escape, fire and natural disasters.  

07 Supervises juveniles in housekeeping activities; such as, cleaning, mopping, waxing of floors, making beds and related duties.  

08 Maintains order and respect for authority; observes and anticipates potential hostile behavior of juveniles in custody; reports to appropriate counselor.  

09 Assists area law enforcement agencies with information on juveniles in detention.  

10 Administers approved medication and maintains medication records.  

11 Completes various reports of activities during shift; reports on individual behavior; informs personnel on next shift of any unusual occurrences.  

12 Performs janitorial duties in front office area, which includes emptying waste baskets, dusting, sweeping, mopping, stripping and waxing floors, cleaning windows, changing light bulbs and replenishing restroom supplies.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 First Aid Certificate

02 CPR Certification

03 Oregon Driver License

04 DHS Criminal History Background Check

05 Must be 21 years of age

Work Schedule

This is a part-time/on-call position; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency..

Drug Policy

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.  


Must pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.


Klamath County Oregon
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