ACS is looking for caring, enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about working with young people and interested in helping turn young lives around. Youth Development Specialists are the chief staff members responsible for the well-being of youth in Secure Detention facilities. Youth who are in detention are awaiting processing of their cases in either the Family or Criminal court system. As a Youth Development Specialist, you would:
A competitive starting salary of $45,000 annually with a YDS making approximately $60,000* after five years of employment.
In addition to base salary, after 1, 3, 5, and 7.5 years of service, incumbents receive $823, $1,646, $2,468, and $3,457 per year respectively, as longevity pay. Also, a re-occurring increment payment of $500 per year is offered after 10 years of city service and a longevity increment of $800 per year is offered after 15 years of city service. All rates are subject to change.
There are also frequent overtime earnings and a night differential for hours worked between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Youth Development Specialists receive the same benefits as other ACS employees, including scholarship opportunities to continue your education. Learn more.
*includes a uniform allowance and longevity pay.
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