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Job Category: Senior-Level Administrator
Reference #: 36914
Salary Range: $147,879 - $262,351
Closing Date: 12/16/2015
Job Location: Florida
Description: Miami-Dade County is seeking a progressive, experienced, and results-oriented Director to lead the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department

Located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula and covering over 2,000 square miles, Miami-Dade County is bound by Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, and the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward County to the north. Miami-Dade County has a population of 2.6 million, making it the most populous county in Florida and the seventh-most populous county in the United States. It is subdivided into 34 municipalities and an unincorporated area; it is governed by a Strong Mayor and a Board of County Commissioners from 13 single member districts. Miami-Dade County offers year-round warm weather, and an abundance of diverse family and social activities including 260 parks, miles of beaches, world-class museums and cultural venues, three professional sports teams, highly rated restaurants and a vibrant night life. It provides quality public and private education, diverse colleges and universities, excellent healthcare facilities, and a booming economy fueled by the County-operated Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami that welcomes 35 million and 4.8 million passengers a year, respectively.

With a planned budget of $325 million and over 3,060 employees, Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation operates the eighth largest jail system in the country.

This is highly responsible executive level work in planning and directing the operations of the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. This position will be responsible for coordinating the Department’s daily operations which includes overseeing the activities of its four correctional facilities, rehabilitative and alternative to incarceration programs, and ancillary services.

The Director is responsible for over 3,060 full-time employees engaged in various levels of jail detention operations, administration, training, finance, and planning and rehabilitative program services. This includes inmate care, custody and control activities, food service management, monitored release services, pretrial release services, facilities operation and management, internal affairs, professional compliance and accreditation, and coordination of litigation activities. The Director also coordinates the development and implementation of long-term and short-term departmental goals and objectives and coordinates the care and services of the entire inmate population. The Director of the Corrections and Rehabilitation Department is a County employee who is appointed by the County Mayor.
Special Instructions: Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and at least seven years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in a large-scale correctional organization. The selected candidate must have certification as a law enforcement officer (Corrections) or obtain one within one year of employment.

  • Miami-Dade County offers fringe benefits that include full medical, dental, vision and disability insurance, an optional 457 pre-tax savings plan, flexible spending accounts; 13 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; and employee contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System.
  • Resumes and other information submitted in response to this advertisement are public records pursuant to Chapter 119 Florida Statutes. Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of an extensive screening process to include background investigation, fingerprint check, polygraph examination and pre-employment physical, including alcohol/drug testing.
  • Apply online to Job Opening # 36914 at www.miamidade.gov/jobs, and send resumes to Lee-Ann Dizon, Human Resources Department, 111 NW First Street, Suite 2110, Miami, FL 33128 or e-mail to ldizon@miamidade.gov. For additional information, please contact Ms. Dizon at (305) 375-3379 or via e-mail.
Miami-Dade County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Additional Online Information: www.miamidade.gov/jobs
Contact Information: Lee-Ann Dizon
HR Personnel Services Specialist
111 NW 1st Street
Suite 2110
Miami, Florida United States
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