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Cook County Juvenile Detention Center

HQ: Chicago, IL   |  
The Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) provides safe and temporary housing for youth ages 10 – 18 with pending legal action in the Cook County Courts. The JTDC is dedicated to providing its youth with leadership, structured care, and supervision through a balanced approach of creative programming and services that teach responsibility, accountability, and sensitivity. Each member of the JTDC staff is actively encouraged and supported in pursuit of creative participation, personal well-being, and professional development.

As the largest juvenile detention center in the nation, the facility contains three major departments and various offices consisting of 550+ FTE employees who serve an average daily population of 420+ residents.
Cook County offers excellent benefits, including:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Employee Assistance Program