Title: Safety, Security and Treatment Technician (SSTT)
Hiring Range: $36,318 Minimum - Commensurate with experience
Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop
Location: Va Center for Behavioral Rehab
Agency Website: https://vcbr.dbhds.virginia.gov/
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
SIGN-ON BONUS of $3,000 available to those new to state service.
SSTT’s ARE NOW ELIGIBLE FOR SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL
Evening Shift $2.50 (weekday) and $3.00 (weekend); Night Shift $2.25 (weekday) and $3.00 (weekend)
The Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation (VCBR), located in Burkeville, VA is a behavioral treatment center recognized for its excellence by securely housing and treating civilly committed sex offenders. VCBR provides recovery, opportunity and support to residents so they may safely return to their communities and is the only facility in the Commonwealth that provides such service.
VCBR is seeking applicants for Safety, Security and Treatment Technicians to maintain security and treatment of the resident population. This position is responsible for the supervision, control and observation of residents within the facility. Duties include; assisting in daily living activities, providing supervision for recreation, monitor resident activity and movement; consistently observe and correct resident behavior in a non-confrontational and professional manner; document activities and ensures all oral and written reports are factual, professional and clear. In addition, this position accounts for residents and equipment, as directed within facility’s posted orders and policies; monitors cameras to ensure safety is maintained.
Must have the ability to work all posts and shifts as assigned by duty roster and in accordance with supervisor’s instructions.
This posting is for evening shift (2:00 PM – 12:30 AM) and/or night shift (10:00 PM – 8:30 AM)
Valid Driver’s License.
High School Diploma or GED
Associates degree in Human Services is preferred.
Prior experience working in a forensic mental health or comparable setting is preferred.
Experience working with Sex Offenders is preferred.
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All applicants are subject to an extensive background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; Department of Social Services/Child Protective Services check; employment verification; and verification of education (relevant to employment).
Under Virginia Code §§ 37.2-314 and 37.2-408.1, the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services is prohibited from employing or using as volunteers, persons who have been convicted of specific (“barrier”) crimes or persons who may be the subject of pending (“barrier”) charges (Go to the code section to see barrier crimes and related information).
Please provide all relevant work experience. In describing your relevant experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.
This position is open until filled; however, applications/resumes will begin to be reviewed within five (5) days of the date of this posting.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the American with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify Human Resources at(804) 766-3277 during business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
VCBR offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of health plan, paid life insurance and retirement plans, discounts, employee referral programs, 12 paid holidays, annual, family personal and sick leave.
VCBR is a tobacco-free, smoke-free work environment.
VCBR is a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) certified employer, that provides hiring preference to qualified veterans and service members. We highly encourage veterans, and active members of the Virginia National Guard and/or U.S. Military Reserve members to apply, and to respond accordingly on the state application.
Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation (VCBR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all applicants regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encourage to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.
Name: Shanon Gardner
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer
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