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Job Category: Mid-Level Administrator
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Job Title: Captain
Hiring Organization: Allegheny County Jail
Salary Range: 73,292.16
Closing Date: 09/12/2014
Job Location: Pennsylvania
Description: Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Major, the Captain is responsible for ensuring the overall safety, custody and security of the inmate population, staff, visitors, and the public. The Captain is also responsible for maintaining facility-wide operations and security, supervising the Sergeants and all security staff during shift operations.


Inspects the facility daily to ensure conformity with policies, procedures and general operational guidelines.
Processes a variety of documents and reports in performance on the job such as time sheets, requisition, evaluations, daily reports and incident reports.
Ensures that the housing pods comply with security guidelines.
Performs supervisory tasks in all aspects of the job including instructing, assigning and reviewing work, planning, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, making recommendations for transferring, promoting, and disciplining.
Performs other related duties as required or requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
Correctional custody principles, practices, methods and techniques.
Laws and legal requirements relating to the operation of correctional facilities
Methods and practices of correction facilities to include individual and group attitudes and behavior of inmates.
Prison rules, regulations, and requirements for control of inmates.

Must have supervisory and communication skills
Special Instructions: Job Title: Captain
Department: Bureau of Corrections (Jail)
Salary: $6,107.68 per month

How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application.
Additional Online Information: http://www.alleghenycounty.us/jobs/jailcaptain.aspx
Contact Information: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States

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