Comanche County Regional Juvenile Detention Center
701 SW 17th Street. Lawton, OK 73501
Youth Care Worker
Entry level position requirements:
High School Diploma or high school equivalent (GED).
21 years of age and older.
Must pass Background check
Pass a Pre-employment drug test
We are currently looking to fill the 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm shift. Applicants pick up/drop off application at 701 SW 17th Street.
All inquiries are welcome and should be made M-F between 8:00am and 5:00pm to Administration of the Juvenile Detention Center at 580-357-2250.
Preference: Individuals who have some college and/or upper-level courses in the social sciences and work experience in the institutional supervision of juvenile are preferred but not required.
CCRJDC is a 24-hour lockdown facility. We are in operation 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Youth Care Worker I Requirements:
Work in the Lock-down side of the facility where we house juveniles with felony charges or convictions.
Supervise youth and enforce rules of the Detention Center, guiding youth in program participation and thereby providing security.
Process all new admission and releases as set forth in the procedure manual.
Record and maintain written records regarding behavior and adjustments of individuals during their stay in the Detention Center.
Attend and participate in staff meetings and staff training (both online and in person).
You may be required to work your eight (8) hour shift without a set break.
Comanche County Regional Juvenile Detention Center provided the following inclusive hiring information:
We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.
Job Type: Full-time
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Direct Care Pay Schedule and Benefit Information
DIRECT CARE – Work Directly with Youth
Starting pay of Detention Officer:
Part Time – Under 6 months ($11.00 per hour)
Part Time – After 6 months ($12.00 per hour)
Part Time – 1 year experience ($13.00 per hour)
YCWI – Base pay $27,040.00 ($13.00 per hour) + differential pay for the 3-11 and 11-7 shift + Benefits Package
YCWII - Base Pay $ 29,120.00 ($14.00 per hour) + Differential pay for the 3-11 & 11-7 shifts + Benefits Package
YCWIII – Base pay $31,200.00 ($15.00 per hour) + Differential pay for the 3-11 & 11-7 shifts + Benefits Package
Supervisor Designee –Base Pay ($16.00 per hour) + Differential pay for the 3-11 & 11-7 shifts + Benefits Package
Supervisors – Base Pay ($18.00 per hour) + Differential pay for the 3-11 & 11-7 shifts + Benefits Package
3-11 Shift - $149.50 Monthly
11-7 Shift - $147.33 Monthly
County Benefit Package:
Medical and Dental Insurance
$20,000 life Insurance Policy
40 hours paid vacation every 6 months
8 hours paid sick leave every month