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Job Category: Senior-Level Administrator
Reference #: 17140006
Job Title: MONTANA STATE PRISON WARDEN
Hiring Organization: DOC/Montana State Prison
Salary Range: $44.05 or $41.05 plus housing
Closing Date: 2017-01-29
Job Location: Montana
Description: DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations Management – Integrates public safety, administration goals, public perception, and community, financial, and legal concerns to manage all aspects of the Montana State Prison as well as contracted services and facilities. Ultimately responsible for multiple unique or diverse aspects of the facility and contracts, including the following: a wide range of inmate security levels, a racially diverse and aging population, juveniles tried as adults, diverse treatment and rehabilitation needs, medical and ADA needs, daily needs, and facility operations and maintenance. Weighs and balances risk of management plans for these unique and diverse aspects to maintain security at all levels of the facility and provide for public safety while also rehabilitating offenders and ensuring they receive the best possible treatment.

New Initiatives – designs and manages strategic implementation plans for new initiatives, such as new approaches to DUI and sex offender treatment and management.

Legal Issues – manages numerous legal cases for the Department of Corrections and Montana State Prison, including cases stemming from the prison riot and ACLU, ADA and inmate lawsuits. Fulfills rare, but highly scrutinized statutory obligations, including administering all executions performed in the state.

Essential Public Services – serves as the state's chief expert on inmates and the prison system. Ensures safety and security of the public and responds to public and media concerns regarding public safety. Functions as the highest-level contact for legislative inquiries regarding the prison system and develops and makes correctional best practice recommendations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Five or more years of work experience in administration of security, training/education or rehabilitation programs in a secure facility as well as a degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Corrections or a closely related field from an accredited college or university required. Experience should demonstrate extensive knowledge of corrections, management, and budgeting best practices and thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations governing corrections. Knowledge of the legislative process is preferred.

Experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
Special Instructions: TRAINING ASSIGNMENT: A training assignment will not be considered
SALARY: $44.05/hour or $41.05 plus housing
BENEFITS PACKAGE ELIGIBILITY: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1

POSITION INFORMATION: As an integral part of the Department's Leadership Team the warden manages the largest correctional facility in Montana and oversees contracted private and regional facilities throughout the state, working with some of the most energetic, positive, and creative administrators in Montana State Government. As a leading authority on corrections for the state, the warden designs and implements correctional best practices to achieve the Governor's mission for corrections, promote a secure, rehabilitative, and humane environment for inmates, and ensure public safety. This position has unique statutory obligations, such as administering state executions and overseeing youth sentenced as adults.
TRAVEL: Yes, approximately 30% of the time
PRIMARY LOCATION: Deer Lodge
UNION: None
CLOSING DATE: January 29, 2017
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: Resume and Cover Letter
POSTING: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=17140006
CONTACT NAME: Charly Ayidomihou, Human Resources Generalist | CONTACT EMAIL: cayidomihou@mt.gov | CONTACT PHONE: 406.846.1320 ext:2202

MISSION: The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you're looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we've been looking for to join our team as well!

BENEFITS: Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered.

NOTICES:
The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.

Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and thorough reference checks will be conducted for this position.

PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT OF 2003 – Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position.

Tobacco Free - Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited.
Additional Online Information: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/
Contact Information: Charly L Ayidomihou
HR Generalist
Office of Human Resources 500 Conley Lake Road
Deer Lodge, Montana United States
406.846.1320 ext 2202
406.846.2950
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