Full-Time Juvenile Detention Counselor - Male

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Date Posted:  11/16/2021

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Starting Salary Range

  • $25.25


  • Shifts vary between day, evenings, weekends and holidays.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Human Services, or related field.
    • Six (6) months experience working with at-risk population.
    • Must be male
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation

Duties and Essential Functions

The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class. 

    • Supervision of youth.
    • Writing reports to the Courts regarding juvenile offenders.
    • Provide mandated programming for the residents.
    • Transport clients
    • Performs custodial functions including building safety and security.
    • Attend all staff training programs.

Clay County provides all eligible employees these great benefits:

  • Paid Vacation Time  - 12 days per year (increases with longevity)
  • Paid Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 10 per year
  • Paid Single Health Insurance Plans
  • Paid Single Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • County Contribution into Minnesota State Retirement System

Additional benefits offered to eligible Clay County employees:

  • Family Health Insurance Plans
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance   
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Spouse
  • Life Insurance for Dependents
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Plans
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Some positions offer remote and flexible work schedules