Full-Time Juvenile Detention Worker-Overnight- Male

West Central Regional Juvenile Center

Date Posted: 1/31/2023

Application Deadline: Open until filled 

Starting Salary 

$23.32 per hour 

This position will be eligible for Clay County’s benefit package.


Shifts are overnights, rotating weekends and rotating holidays.  


  • One-year certificate from college or a technical school or (60 credits or more)
  • 3-6 months experience working with at-risk population.
  • Must be male
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation

Application Information

  • If you are an eligible military veteran and wish to claim Veteran’s Preference, you must present a legible photocopy of your DD214 form to the Office of Human Resources. All veterans who are certified will be considered for appointment

Duties and Essential Functions

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

  • Provides supervision and ensures the safety and security of clients.
  • Assists in the supervision of mandated programming for residents
  • Complete intakes of all new admits into the juvenile center.
  • Performs safety inspections at night.
  • Attend staff trainings.
  • Perform custodial functions including building safety and security.

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 – 11.5 per year
  • Paid Single Health Insurance Plans
  • Paid Single Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • County Contribution into the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

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