Hamilton County Juvenile Court - Client Services Specialist | Director of Information Systems | Intervention Specialist | Probation Officere | Manager on Duty

Manager on Duty

Hamilton County Juvenile Court
800 Broadway St.
Cincinnati OH 45202

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $28 / Hour
Posted Date: 06/06/2024
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Apply today as a Manager on Duty for the Hamilton County Juvenile Court.


Manager on Duty

Job Responsibilities

  • Physically inspects all departments for safety, security, and operational procedural effectiveness.
  • Interacts with staff and residents to assess departmental issues and staffing requirements.
  • Responds to youth issues and concerns.
  • Responds to, assess, and manage critical incidents arising during assigned tours of duty.
  • Incidents include, but are not limited to, youth suicide attempts, assaults, medical emergencies, security breaches, or allegations of youth or staff misconduct.
  • Coordinates with the Unit and Floor Managers to provide quality assurance for minimum operational staffing requirements and scheduling staff breaks.
  • Provides for the redeployment of staff for resident transportation and behavior management requirements.
  • Works directly with Unit and Floor Managers to assess staffing for safety, security, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Plans and arranges staffing with the Unit and Floor Managers for future vacancies and special staffing requirements.
  • Provides staff direction, clarification, and guidance regarding facility policy, procedure, and practice.
  • Provides written/verbal communication to department supervisors/managers concerning staff, management, and departmental issues.
  • Performs programming functions as needed or assigned.
  • Provides formal documentation of critical incidents, including investigations, analysis, reports, and administrative notifications.
  • Responds in person to issues/concerns of the public, parents, and law enforcement/agency personnel as needed.
  • Provides bi-weekly reports to the chain of command covering facility activities during shifts worked.
  • Other duties as administratively assigned.
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.




  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be age 21 or older.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess auto liability insurance.
  • Must pass the background screening process.


  • Six months experience working in the Youth Center.
  • Diversion, Equity, and Inclusion experience.

Special Working Conditions

  • Employees work indoors and are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.
  • Secure correctional facilities with some exposure to unruly and sometimes out-of-control resident populations.


Skills & Abilities

  • Must possess clerical/administrative skills/abilities, which include Effective keyboarding and computer skills. Must be able to complete and file legal documents according to Juvenile Court and Youth Center procedures.
  • Must possess computer/technical skills/abilities, which include Knowledge of and the ability to use the “RCATS” database maintained by the Youth Center and familiarity with JCMS.
  • Must possess project/process management skills/abilities, which include Responding to, assessing, and managing critical incidents arising during an assigned tour of duty. Incidents include, but are not limited to, youth suicide attempts, assaults, medical emergencies, security breaches, or allegations of youth or staff misconduct, including being able to assess and prioritize departmental needs and work independently, work effectively within time restrictions, and be detail-oriented, well organized and able to plan for and coordinate a variety of tasks.
  • Must possess written and oral communication skills/abilities, which include Highly developed communication skills, the ability to effectively communicate from both a written and oral standpoint, including being able to use crisis intervention counseling skills to resolve situations (i.e., verbal altercations between residents), maintain confidentiality of employee situations and residents’ healthcare issues, good judgment and tact to communicate effectively with residents, families, co-workers, the public and line staff under functional supervision.
  • Must possess physical skills/abilities, including Being able to open, shut, and lock doors of the Youth Center; must be active and ambulatory to respond to the need for supervision, monitoring, and behavior management (e.g., responding to a fight between residents); must physically participate in training and use approved physical intervention techniques when necessary; must be able to activate room monitoring panel and buttons physically.
  • Must possess other skills/abilities, including Extensive knowledge of Hamilton County Juvenile Court, Youth Center, and community agencies; Ability to successfully demonstrate and complete all Youth Center core competency training.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary: $28 Hourly.
  • Highly Competitive Employee Benefits Package and Generous Paid Time Off.


Application Process

Applicants for Hamilton County Juvenile Court positions are subject to background screening. Recognizing the unique expertise those who have had interactions with the criminal legal system bring, the court will consider all applicants ten years out from any Felony and three years out from any Misdemeanor.

Hamilton County Juvenile Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A copy of the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Short Form is available upon request.

Please get in touch with the Human Resources Department at 513-946-9238.

Hamilton County Juvenile Court is committed to providing a Diverse, Equity, and Inclusive work environment.


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Application Deadline: June 17, 2024

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