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Job Category: Mid-Level Administrator
Reference #: LE95-16006
Job Title: Correctional Lieutenant
Hiring Organization: Wyoming Department of Corrections/Wyoming Women's Center
Salary Range: $3,512.00 - $3,966.00 per month
Closing Date: 12/20/2009
Job Location: Wyoming
Description: GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Serves as first line supervisor, reporting to the Security Captain; oversees daily correctional functions, including serving as one of four staff team leaders in charge of a team of security staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 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. Perform 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, Correctional Emergency Response Team Training Officer. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge of Department and Institution specific policies and procedures. Knowledge of prisoner behaviors and principles of offender management. Knowledge of concepts and contemporary practices in group management and control in correctional institutions. Knowledge of supervisor/subordinate interactions. Knowledge of work management; skill in leadership, planning and staff utilization. Knowledge of identifying safety and security problems. Knowledge of investigation and interrogation processes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED, 18 years old or older and an US citizen, plus six years of work experience in correctional security including three years of work experience at either the level of a correctional sergeant or corporal OR as a supervisor with responsibilities for directly supervising subordinate employees. Candidates must successfully pass background/reference check, medical and psychological evaluation, physical fitness exam, urinalysis drug screen and other pre-employment testing prior to appointment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an initial training period and become POST Certified within one year of initial appointment. NOTE: Transcripts of any relevant coursework, degress, and/or training obtained will be required upon date of interview.
Special Instructions: For more information or to apply online go to http://statejobs.state.wy.us/JobSearchDetail.aspx?ID=16006 or submit a State of Wyoming Employment Application to the Human Resource Division, Emerson Building, 2001 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0060, Phone: (307)777-7188, Fax: (307)777-6562, along with transcripts of any relevant course work. The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
Additional Online Information: http://statejobs.state.wy.us
Contact Information: Heather Heth
Senior Human Resource Associate
P.O. Box 300
1000 W. Griffith
Lusk, Wyoming United States
307-334-3693 ext. 225
307-334-2254
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