This position is responsible for assisting the Correctional Administrator I in the management and daily operation of a large prison facility (consisting of a medium unit and a mimum unit) which provides a large variety of programs and services to the medium and minimum custody inmate population: responsible for line supervision over the custody and operations functions, but may assist the Correctional Administrator in other areas. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: management of custody and security operations; operational planning; institution operation, policy formulation and interpretation; food service operations; safety and security; organizing/directing; budgeting; training; setting work standards/developing internal operating procedures; reviewing work of subordinate staff; counseling/disciplining; conducting investigations/inspections; and completing comprehensive reports. Operational complexities are enhanced by considerable inmate movement in support of a wide variety of programs, multiple locations, multiple populations and/or specialized services. Must effectively communicate with other staff, inmates, and members of the general public in verbal and written form and by utilizing all existing communication systems. Must be capable of making decisions regarding day-to-day operations under standard and emergency conditions and be able to assume full responsibility for operations in the absence of the Correctional Administrator I.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Position requires considerable knowledge of authoritative findings of inmate custody and program management. Some knowledge of basic human psychology applicable to the inmate population. Considerable knowledge of departmental rules, policies and procedures concerning the custody, care, treatment and training of inmates. Considerable knowledge of the principles of administration involved in operating a State correction facility. Ability to organize and supervise the activities of a group of employees, and to establish and maintain an effective relationship with inmates, relatives, professional, and para-professional personnel. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in written form. Ability to think clearly and act quickly and effectively during emergencies.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college/university and three years of supervisory, administrative or consultative experience in corrections or related work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Necessary Special Qualifications - must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council. . .
Supplemental and Contact Information:
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina in the Education and Work Experience section of the application form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certification-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements.
The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the “National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape” under the Prison Rape Elimination Act OPREAP Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to:
https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000122,002149 for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N.C. Department of Public Safety.
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If there are specific questions to this posting, you may contact DPS Human Resources at 919-716-3800.
Sonya Moorefield, Personnel Tech II
(336) 996-4398, ext 209