Job Openings

Atkins House has the following job openings.


Compensation: $8.00 per hour

Part-time position

Monday thru Thursday -- 1St (9am-4pm), 2nd (4pm-11pm), 3rd (11pm-9am)
Friday -- 1St (9am-2pm), 2nd (2pm-9pm), 3rd (9pm-9am)
Saturday and Sunday -- 1St (9am-9pm), 3rd (9pm-9am)

This is a position in a community corrections center for women offenders

Partial list - Responsibilities

  • Answer phone and take messages
  • Maintain security of house
  • Conduct scheduled resident counts
  • Conduct scheduled fire drills and log results
  • Conduct scheduled urinalysis testing of residents and log results as appropriate
  • Make entries in log for occurrences during shift hours
  • Record resident phone calls
  • Communicate with residents appropriately about concerns or problems
  • Notify supervisory staff on call of any extraordinary occurrences
  • Complete D.O.C. Morning report & Friday Morning Reports
  • Advise next shift staff of any problems
  • Sign in and out iron various items
  • Dispense any and all forms as needed to residents
  • Conduct security check as per the schedule and document
  • Note any significant comments or concerns in the daily log
  • Pull needed forms and put a copy in Administrative Assistants mailbox
  • Complete resident incident reports as needed

Residential house control and care:

  • Read log at beginning of shift
  • Check sign-in/sign-out sheet. Check for errors/exclusions on the sheet
  • Check house for cleanliness and order at beginning and end of shift
  • Supervise resident use of food and supplies
  • Complete inventories as scheduled (i.e. hazardous materials, first aid supplies, desk keys, etc)
  • Must be alert and ready to take action during shift

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend schedule staff meetings
  • Attend trainings as assigned by supervisor
  • Attend monthly supervision meeting with supervisor
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writings
  • Ability to handle emergency situations
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members
  • Ability to observe confidentiality

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; walk up and down stairs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

To Apply go to Atkins House website and submit application or go to
307 East King Street, York, Pa and pick up an application in person.