Juvenile Detention Officers provide direct care to juveniles detained in the Muskegon County Juvenile Detention Center (MCJDC) and involved with the 14th Circuit Court-Family Division. A Juvenile Detention Officer is under the direct supervision of higher-level Juvenile Detention Center personnel and in compliance with policies and procedures established by Muskegon County. Juvenile Detention Officers provide facility security through ongoing supervision of juveniles. An employee in this class instructs and strictly supervises youth in vocational, academic, recreational, and daily personal hygiene activities and supports maintaining accurate records of youth behavior. Additionally, an employee in this class is responsible for the surveillance checks, contraband searches, intakes, and discharge assistance. Along with the cleanliness of the buildings, grounds, equipment, and various items used in the facility either by assisting the youth or, on occasion, by completing the work themselves and performing other related duties as assigned.