New Job Juvenile Court Officer 1 In Iowa

Juvenile Court Officer 1
Juvenile Court Officer 1

Juvenile Court Officer 1

Company : State of Iowa Talent Gateway
Salary : $49,005 - $74,235 a year
Location : Iowa

Full Description

This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Judicial Branch. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.


The First District of the Judicial Branch has an exciting opportunity as a Juvenile Court Officer 1. This position is under the leadership of the Chief Juvenile Court Officer.


The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Handling matters pertaining to delinquent youth, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 232, including intake, diversion, supervision, and prevention activities.

  • Making recommendations to the Court regarding detention and custody, conducts pre-dispositional investigations, prepares reports to the court, testifies in court about dispositional and other recommendations, incorporates evidenced based practices into daily work, supervises probation, motivates youth and families and engages them in then change process, coordinates and monitors services provided by various agencies to juvenile clients.

  • Responsible for responding to emergency matters outside of normal working hours.

  • Serves as a peace officer during the performance of his/her duties.

Judicial Branch Number:

D1 13073 Black Hawk

Minimum Qualification Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree from a four – year college or university in law, criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, education, or related social sciences.

Must successfully complete training requirements set by the Iowa Supreme Court.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.