Senior Residential Advisor
Job Corps
 Laredo, TX


Interested in making a difference in young adults' lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.

Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone's life.

You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


The Senior Residential Advisor is responsible for the operation of assigned residential areas and for the supervision of Residential Counselors and the health and safety of students. May serve as Center Duty Officer.

  • Supervises residential living staff on assigned shift
  • Maintains communication with the students, counselors, instructors and other staff members
  • Provides supervision for the cafeterias, laundries, special activities (both on and off center) and other program areas as assigned
  • Participates in the disciplinary process as established at the center, including zero tolerance for violence and drugs
  • Supports other center programs including recreation/avocation, behavior management, counseling, student government, etc
  • Facilitates the maintenance of folders containing information, forms. etc., for each student in assigned dormitory
  • Oversees dormitory meetings for planning required activities and encourages leadership development
  • Facilitates prompt and appropriate assistance to students in the event of injury, illness, emotional trauma, arrest, trouble at home and other traumatic experiences
  • Insures orderly, safe, clean and healthy living conditions by scheduling and supervising cleanup and repair assignments


Minimum: Bachelor's degree (including 15 semester hours of instruction in social services-related instruction), one year of experience in counseling or related field, plus one year experience working with youth and young adults.

Preferred: Previous Job Corps experience

Knowledge Required: Ability to obtain a State driver's license. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Knowledge of counseling techniques. Ability to relate to disadvantaged youth. Must obtain and maintain CPR/FA certification.

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.

CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.