Job Opening: Deputy Warden of Security and Training Operations
Reports To: Chief Deputy Warden
Facility: George W. Hill
Salary: $120-125,000 annually
Reports directly to the Chief Deputy Warden. Provides supervision to the Major of Security Operations and Major of Training Operations. Responsible for the direction, management, implementation, and ongoing development of security and control operational procedures and policies for the facility. Assists management in the overall administration of the facility. Makes improvements and increases efficiencies in processes while ensuring compliance to Title 37 and other accrediting bodies without comprising safety and security procedures/protocols for employees, and incarcerated persons. Coordinates with outside law enforcement agencies. Assists in the management of facility/maintenance contractors to ensure integrity of the physical plant of the facility. Participates in employment negotiations, mediation, and resolution of collective bargaining and labor issues. Pursues opportunities to increase employment standards, professionalism, and training.
Directs security department functions, activities, and supervision of security personnel.
Directly responsible for the performance control activities of the operations and safety sections.
Ensures that adequate procedures, post orders, staff training methods, equipment and space are established in all operations of the security department to ensure safety and security of staff, visitors, incarcerated persons and facility.
Ensures that staffing needs are met and that the utilization of overtime follows facility goals and policies.
Prepares departmental progress reports and other miscellaneous reports as requested by management.
Reviews activities of security department to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives.
Monitors staff operational effectiveness and conducts regular physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
Directs the work of other employees. This includes the selection, hiring, evaluating job performance, employee training/development, promoting and any disciplinary action, including termination.
Assists management in the establishment of long-range plans and corresponding schedules to achieve facility goals and objectives.
Assists management in ensuring that facility staff is able to respond appropriately to any emergencies.
Assists in efforts to assure continuing, coordinated community planning for needs of incarcerated persons.
Monitors the Inmate Complaint system and ensures compliance with timely responses.
Acts as a liaison to Probation and Parole, Courts, Sheriff’s Department, CID, other Law Enforcement Agencies, other correctional agencies, visitors and family members of inmates, lawyers and legislators to resolves issues.
Responds on a 24-hour, 7-day basis to significant unusual occurrences.
Available to act as top Warden when required.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed to ensure the effective and successful operation of the facility.
Completes other duties as assigned by the Warden.
Bachelor's degree in the behavioral sciences or related field supplemented by courses in business administration and a minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in a correctional/detention facility at the level of mid-management, or an equivalent combination of work experience and education required.
Must possess a working knowledge of program objectives, policies, correctional laws, applicable court orders, procedures and requirements for managing a secure correctional facility as demonstrated by having a combination of relevant work, education and research experience. Exceptions may be made concerning supervisory experience if the candidate clearly demonstrates the ability to supervise the proper administration of a correctional/detention facility of a substantial number of incarcerated persons.
Must be mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of incarcerated persons and staff, and philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility.
Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements: None
Standard jail facility and office environment. Incumbent performs duties in a jail facility which may involves sitting and walking at will, walking/standing and/or sitting for long periods, lifting/ carrying heavy objects, crouching/kneeling, bending at the waist, close and far vision, reaching, handling/ grasping/fingering objects, hearing sounds/communication. Incumbent is frequently exposed to the hazards associated with jail operations, such as potentially violent individuals and communicable disease.
|NEVER||OCCASIONALLY (0-30%)||FREQUENTLY (31-60%)||CONTINUOUSLY (61-100%)|
|LIFTING OR CARRYING|
|61 OR MORE LBS||X|
|PUSHING OR PULLING|
|61 OR MORE LBS||X|
|BENDING OR STOOPING||X|
|REACHING ABOVE SHOULDER LEVEL||X|
|DRIVING AUTOMATIC EQUIP. VEHICLES||X|
|WORKING WITH MACHINERY||X|
|WORKING IN EXTREME TEMPERATURES||X|
Delaware County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, membership in an employee organization, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, or hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO/AA
To apply, please fill out the online application form.