LIFE SKILLS WORKER I in Marienville, Pennsylvania, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS I

Compensation Base: $10.23 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


The primary function of the Life Skill Worker I is to supervise clients during the sleeping hours in a manner that ensures their safety and security.  In addition, Life Skill Workers I assist in the management of the morning wake-up routine by educating, guiding and directing clients in a manner that promotes their growth and development.

Essential Functions:

  • Interacts meaningfully with clients.
  • Completes security calls to night supervisor.
  • Maintains regular communication with co-worker(s).
  • Supervises morning routine; observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Ensures client location.
  • Conducts and documents random/unpredictable head counts/bed checks (minimum of once every twelve minutes) and utilizes the Guard 1 system.
  • Conducts outside building security checks.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • None


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: 

  • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
    • High school diploma or GED.
  • Other Qualifications:
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
    • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
    • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
    • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
    • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Ability to work overtime as required. 
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours. 
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period. 


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