12 NCAC 09B .0116          MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR Juvenile Court Counselors and Chief court counselors

In addition to the requirements for criminal justice officers contained in Rule .0101 of this Section, every juvenile court counselor and chief court counselor employed by the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention shall:

(1)           not have committed or been convicted of:

(a)           a felony;

(b)           a crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment for more than two years;

(c)           a crime or unlawful act defined as a "Class B misdemeanor" within the five year period prior to the date of application for employment;

(d)           four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class B misdemeanors" regardless of the date of conviction; or

(e)           four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class A misdemeanors" except the applicant may be employed if the last conviction occurred more than two years prior to the date of application for employment; and

(2)           have attained a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑6;

Temporary Adoption Eff. April 15, 2003;

Eff. April 1, 2004.