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Harnett County, NC, NC

Correctional Associate Warden__NC Dept. of Public Safety _Harnett

Job Description:

Correctional Associate Warden for Programs
Reporting to the Warden, this position is responsible for the management of all Program services for the facility to include traditional program services, assist Inmate Classification, and Case Management, medical and psychological services, vocational and educational training, and structural vocational activities.  Job responsibilities include; but are not limited to, the following:
•    Developing programs as needed by the offender population and as available through the professional staff engaged in the correctional programs’ operation.
•    Establishing operating procedures and standards for all program’s services.
•    Providing ongoing training to subordinate staff.
•    Serving as a member of the Institution Management Team for planning, development and budgeting and will rotate as Officer-in-Charge and Duty Officer for the institution.
•    Assuming command of the institution in the absence of the Warden and Associate Warden for Custody/Operations.

This is a full-time position working rotating shifts with State Benefits.

Note to Current State Employees:
The salary grade for this position is NC14.  State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position.  If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity.  Based upon these factors, a pay increase MAY result.

About the NC Department of Public Safety (DPS):
DPS is the largest state agency with more than 26,000 employees.  It is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation.  We have a mission that matters!

About Harnett Correctional Institution:
Harnett Correctional Institution is located in Lillington, North Carolina and houses up to 988 male offenders in a medium custody facility.

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position.  We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application.  Click these links for additional information: Introduction to the Job Application and Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Note: These links were created for applicants of Dept. of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.)
To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:
  • Documented skills in supervision and management techniques 
  • Documented knowledge of supportive counseling or treatment programs
  • Documented knowledge of services available to individuals from the community and other public and private programs
Bachelor's degree in a human services or criminal justice field and four years of experience in correctional programs management work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications:   Must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission.The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws and Executive Orders.  We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job.
DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals.  Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive information.  Information should be provided in the appropriate areas to include the beginning and ending dates of jobs worked, education with the date graduated, all work experience, and certificates / licenses.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing this application.  Answers to Supplemental Questions must refer to education or work experience listed on this application to receive credit.  Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD-214 Member-4 Form (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their applications.
  • Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if they are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing.  If a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least 6 years and was discharged under honorable conditions, they must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22.
  • If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an unofficial transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.
  • If applying for a position certified through the NC Dept. of Justice - Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements:  Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.
  • The NC Dept. of Public Safety must adhere to the US Dept. of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape."  Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Dept. of Public Safety: PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status."  If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management.  If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification.
For technical issues with your application, please call the GovernmentJobs.com Applicant Support Help Line at *****.  If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact D. Chancellor at *****.

Job ID: 4190107924826315189

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