Directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the programs and activities of the County Detention Facility.
(A position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the duties which may be found in a position of the class. An individual must be able to perform the essential functions listed below and a reasonable accommodation may be made available to qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job).
Oversees long-range Detention Center planning and direction for the County. Provides written and oral presentations on operational and long-range planning to all levels of the organization.
Analyzes and coordinates Detention Center strategy, policies and procedures.
Provide information to departments for departmental planning and operation.
Monitors Detention Center expenditures to ensure department operates within budget while meeting the goals and objectives.
Participates as a member of the County's management team. Coordinates with other departments to integrate projects of mutual concern. Coordinates with Federal, State, and local agencies to obtain funding assistance. Provides input to senior staff to improve the level and quality of services.
Exercises ultimate supervisory responsibility for all Detention Center employees and contractors.
Supervises and directs senior staff in the planning, direction, organization and administration of the functions of the Detention Center.
Formulates and enforces policies and procedures to comply with Federal and State laws.
Implements all county personnel rules and regulations, safety procedures and implements departmental operational policies.
Supervises personnel, directs functions and coordinates all pertinent matters of all operations of the juvenile and adult facility.
Exercises supervisory and ultimate departmental authority regarding all detention center personnel matters including; interviews, hiring recommendations and recommends disciplinary measures as necessary.
Develops, implements and maintains a robust training program that provides the required training for all personnel and comprehensive training programs for advancement.
Coordinates and cooperates with other agencies to ensure that the facility complies with acceptable standards; Supervises handling employee and inmate grievances/complaints and problems; Evaluates employee performance on a regular basis; Prepares annual budget and monitors expenditures. Responsible for knowing and abiding by all department and county policies and procedures.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES. Other duties may be assigned.
Education. A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Business Management, Social Services or related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Public Administration is preferred.
Experience. Must include eight (8) years of increasingly responsible work experience in corrections, law enforcement, or social services setting, of which five (5) years must have been as an administrative level supervisor.
Education/Experience substitution. N/A
Licenses/Certifications. Jail Management Certification is required upon hire or must be obtained within one year of hire. Position also requires a valid driver’s license and maintenance of a satisfactory driving record in accordance with County policy.
Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Background and driver’s license check.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Must have knowledge of:
Must have skills to:
Must have ability to: