Correctional Assistant Unit Manager
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Columbus County, NC

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This position is assigned to Tabor Correctional Institution***

Work in this class involves assisting the Correctional Unit Manager in the management and operations of an institutional housing unit within a medium to large size prison facility. Employees are responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the unit case management system which entails providing individual counseling, participating in group sessions, and maintaining reports relating to the inmate's progress through the institution. Employees supervise staff, and in the absence of the correctional unit manager, assume responsibility for the overall management of the unit. Employees may serve in a variety of institutional classification committees. Employees report to the correctional unit manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Considerable knowledge of policies and procedures of a division of prisons. Considerable knowledge of the techniques of supportive counseling and interviewing. General knowledge of the methods and procedures of discipline and rehabilitation of inmates confined to a state corrections facility. Ability to evaluate information concerning an individual's past experience, training, attitude, social environment and mental capabilities. Ability to make clear and concise reports both written and oral. Ability to establish and maintain an effective relationship with inmates, inmates' families, and a variety of professional and para-professional personnel. Ability to utilize supervisory and managerial techniques.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four-year college/university, with a major in a human services or criminal justice field, and one year of experience in corrections; or an associate of arts degree in a related field, and three years of experience in corrections; or a high school diploma and six years of experience in correction; or an equivalent combination of education 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

- To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

- 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.

- Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact Information:
Kathey M. Carthens
(910) 944-2359

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