State of Wyoming - Rawlins, WY

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Serves as a supervisor, reporting to the Security Captain; oversees daily correctional functions, including serving as a team leader in charge of a team of security staff for the shift.

Responsible for shift supervision, performance evaluations and other personnel actions.
Performs inmate disciplinary processes.
Records related data on inmate grievances and disciplinary procedures for the Warden.
Meets with staff and inmates to resolve grievances.
Responsible for daily shift management, including proper staffing levels, resource placement and utilization and assignment to emergency functions.
Conducts security audits to ensure daily safety and security of institution.
Conducts post inspections, daily checks of temporary protective custody inmates and maintains log book.
Ensures policies and procedures are enforced and followed.
Conducts random inspections of staff performing their duties to ensure proper procedures are followed.
Responds to, controls and commands minor and major incidents within the facility.
Ensures reports are completed, accurately reflect what happened, and are submitted in accordance with policy.
Attends, coordinates and maintains training scheduled as well as work rosters.
Serves as the Emergency coordinator as initial commander during crisis.
Performs all duties of officer, corporal, and sergeant.
Performs special roles such as Disciplinary Sergeant, Training Coordinator, Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission Certified General Instructor, State Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Correctional Emergency Response Team Squad Leader, etc.

Knowledge of supervisor/subordinate interactions
Knowledge of work management; skill in leadership, planning and staff utilization
Knowledge of investigation and interrogation processes.

Candidates must successfully pass a background/reference check, medical and psychological evaluation, physical fitness exam, urinalysis drug screen and other pre-employment testing prior to appointment.
Candidates must have the: ability to work overtime as required; and ability to work on any shift, holidays and weekends.

Preference will be given to those with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice plus 3 years of progressive work experience in Correctional Security with acquired knowledge at the level of a Correctional Sergeant or 6 years of progressive work experience in Correctional Security with acquired knowledge at the level of a Correctional Sergeant

  • The Wyoming Department of Corrections will only accept Degrees from accredited Universities or Colleges from a nationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code COPR09) and the State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at:
All Candidates will be subject to background and reference investigation and shall be required to submit to fingerprinting and urinalysis testing to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
WDOC offers a competitive benefits package including: Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, paid vacations and sick leave, paid holidays, Tuition Reimbursement Program, State Retirement and 457 Deferred Compensation Program, Longevity pay and opportunities for advancement.