CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

5B50
COMMUNITY SHELTER PROGRAM SUPERVISOR


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is supervisory youth emergency placement, custody and counseling work directing the activities of subordinate staff engaged in providing placement and health services to clients in group, foster or in-home detention programs as an alternative to secured detention for court- referred youths. Employees in this class supervise the placement of status offenders, and of neglected, abused or dependent youths referred by social workers. Employees in this class are also responsible, through subordinate staff, for overall operational activities in the areas of youth intake and counseling services, placement, and behavior monitoring. Supervising counselors and social workers, and meeting with dependent or delinquent children and youths, their parents or guardians, child care agency officials, probation officers and representatives of family court to discuss the problems and progress of children and youths and to insure the provision of proper care are significant aspects of the work. Work is performed under the direction of the Community Shelter Program Administrator.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

SKILL IN:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 10/88.)

EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department that has included a bachelor's degree as an educational minimum.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP21
Class Established: 10/1988

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 5B50