Supervisory and administrative work of a responsible nature primarily concerned with the care, custody and control of all inmates. Safe and secure operation within the facility for all staff, visitors and inmates. The Sergeant is responsible for supervising correctional staff. This position must have knowledge of the principles of correctional management, knowledge of criminal codes, knowledge of Department policies and procedures, have the ability to use computers, manage difficult people.
A candidate for this position must be a high school graduate or equivalent. The incumbent should have a minimum of 3 years of Supervisor correctional experience. An associate’s degree in Criminal Justice could substitute for one 1 year of experience.
A candidate for this position must have knowledge of the principles of correctional institution management, knowledge of criminal codes, knowledge of Department policies and procedures, have the ability to use computers, manage difficult people, stress and be able to communicate effectively. A candidate should possess a valid driver’s license, certification in CPR/AED, first aid, correctional officer and defensive tactics. Must be able to develop and maintain effective listening and observation skills.
Per PREA compliance a background check shall be conducted prior to employment and every five (5) years thereafter for the remainder of employment.
Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, Life and Long Term Disability insurance.