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Looking for a Flexible Full-Time Job? Enjoy the freedom of working from your home on your own schedule?
Join Lexipol's growing team as an
Corrections Policy Content Development Representative(FT)
The incumbent will research, develop, author, review and recommend policy and other content for the Corrections/Juvenile Detention product lines.
  • Develop and prepare new policy content and updates to existing policy content for multiple jurisdictions and multiple disciplines using proprietary software systems
  • Proactively identify current and future policy needs based on trends, best practices, case law, accreditation standards and other influences
  • Evaluate policies and other content using relevant information and individual judgment to ensure compliance with various state laws, regulations or standards and recommend change and updates as necessary
  • Manage priorities to complete assignments within designated timeframes
  • Confer with clients, subject matter and industry experts. Participate in group meetings to determine content to be developed for publication
  • Review published materials to recommend revisions in scope and format
  • Timely response to client and potential client inquiries within expected timeframes
  • Comprehension of the purpose of policy to evaluate applicable material for content development for various correctional agencies
  • Strong knowledge of English composition and grammar standards
  • Experience in comprehending, developing and effectively presenting information and ideas with remote teams and contributing ideas within a collaborative environment
  • Ability to research case law, policies and procedures and other publications to identify and understand the implication of new information for both current and future policy and other related content
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in using Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software systems
  • Minimum ten years of experience in the public safety sector with the majority in corrections
  • Minimum two years supervisory experience involving the administration and management of a comprehensive public safety related program or similar legal experience
  • Active participation in the development, review and application of policies and procedures and the application of law to public safety activities is essential
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate relevant experience
  • Virtual position- must have dedicated home office space with reliable high speed wi-fi connectivity
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Lexipol offers a fun work environment, competitive salary and annual bonus, comprehensive benefits including 401(k) with Company match.
For consideration, please email your resume, cover letter with
salary expectations to
Subject Line: Corrections Department
Lexipol is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Visit us at  No third parties.
Union County, NJ is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director, Department of Corrections Union County NJ. Union County Jail is a direct supervision facility that houses approximately 500 minimum to maximum objectively classified inmates/detainees. Successful applicants should have a proven correctional background and at least 10 years of progressively responsible leadership, with at least 7 years in a managerial or supervisory capacity in an Adult Correctional Facility along with knowledge of or experience with running a Juvenile Detention Facility. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Criminal Justice, Social Science, Public or Business Administration or related areas. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Salary will be based on education and experience in conjunction with established salary guides approved by the governing body. Submit your cover letter and resume no later than Friday, April 6th, 2018 via email to

County of Calaveras Human Resources & Risk Management Division
891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C ,  San Andreas, CA  95249
Office: (209) 754-6303  ?  Fax: (209) 754-6333  ?
1% COLA EFFECTIVE 07/07/2018
2% COLA EFFECTIVE 01/05/2019
The Calaveras County Office of the Sheriff is seeking a Correctional Sergeant to join the team in the County Jail Facility. Under general supervision, to provide lead work coordination for other Correctional Officers during an assigned shift; to supervise inmates at the County Jail, according to laws, regulations, and policies of the State of California and Calaveras County; to enforce Jail rules and maintain Jail security; to be responsible for the care, custody, and confinement of inmates; to oversee work details and leisure activities; and to do related work as required.
This is the advanced working and lead supervision level in the Correctional Officer series. Incumbents are expected to coordinate the activities of other Correctional Officers and perform the full scope of corrections work.  The incumbent will have responsible charge of the Facility in the absence of the Corrections Lieutenant.
  • Provides lead direction, work coordination and training for an assigned group of Correctional Officers;
  • May have responsible charge of the Jail in the absence of the Correctional Lieutenant;
  • Assists with evaluations of staff work performance;
  • Checks work areas to insure that inmates are working on assigned projects;
  • Assures that cells, facilities, and grounds are kept sanitary;
  • Supervises periodic block security checks and cell searches;
  • Maintains discipline among inmates; Investigates crimes and incidents within the Jail;
  • Responds to inquiries regarding inmate detention and Jail policies within the constraints of Department regulations;
  • Receives and reviews surety bonds for correctness, legality, and appropriate costs before releasing prisoners to the custody of bond makers;
  • Makes felony arrests; testifies in court and before disciplinary boards;
  • Investigates inmate grievances and reports of crimes; interviews suspects and witnesses in preparation for criminal case reporting and preserves evidence;
  • Receives and reviews jail incident reports; distributes reports for follow up and continuation actions;
  • Serves in technical assignment areas such as inmate classification, inmate discipline review, and staff training;
  • Verifies computation of sentences, fines, and release dates;
  • Assists in planning, developing, and implementing departmental in-service training programs;
  • Maintains records of work activities; prepares employee progress reports;
  • May testify in court on assigned cases;
  • Directs and supervises personnel assigned to the county jail;
  • Directs and performs booking and releasing of prisoners;
  • Supervises the receipt and safety of cash and property; issuance and maintenance of inventory for clothing, bedding, and other necessary jail supplies;
  • Handles duties related to the assignment to cells and feeding and processing for release;
  • Assigns and supervises work to prisoners;
  • Supervises and trains staff in the documentation and record keeping functions, and other related jail-keeping functions;
  • Monitors inmate extradition orders and orders for removal of inmates to ensure timely court appearances, medical appointments and transportation to other institutions.
Knowledge of: Laws, rules and regulations pertaining to jail operations, jail security measures and the custody and feeding-of prisoners, including book procedures; court procedures; principles and techniques of supervision and training.
Ability to: Plan and supervise the operation and maintenance of a county jail; supervise and train staff assigned to jail; plan and supervise inmate feeding program; prepare reports and maintain records; interpret jail regulations to the general public; maintain effective discipline among prisoners; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Education, Training and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year experience as a Correctional Corporal or related Law Enforcement experience.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Possession of appropriate California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles may be required; completion of a Jail Operations Training Course as prescribed by California Administrative Code, Title 15, Section 1020, Minimum Jail Standards; possession of advanced First Aid Card and C.P.R. Certification; successful completion of POST supervisory training course, within one year of appointment to the position; successful completion of a P.C. 832 course.
Interested individuals must submit the following:
  • Calaveras County application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
Frequently stand, walk and climb stairs and ladders; sit for extended periods in one position; walk on sloped, slippery and/or uneven surfaces; ability to stoop, kneel, or bend to pick up or move objects weighing over 100 pounds with help; crawl through various areas moving on hands and knees; physical ability to restrain prisoners; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range, verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX.
This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent.  Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in the documents and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.


Lake County is a financially stable, professionally managed, AAA rated County located in northeastern Illinois. We are currently seeking candidates for the following position(s):
(Sheriff’s Office)
Salary: $25.57/hr (as determined by Teamsters Local 700)
The Corrections Officer is responsible for securing inmates in the County Jail. This is varied guard work involved in enforcing rules and regulations, preventing escapes, maintaining order and discipline among inmates and escorting inmates to and from their cells. Work also involves transportation and supervision of inmates to and from court, hospital and within the jail facility. Basic records are kept; officers are uniformed. Supervision is received from command staff on an assigned shift. This job title operates on three eight hour fifteen minute shifts. Corrections Officers are members of Teamsters Local 700.
You must be a United States citizen, and 21 years of age. Applicants must have no felony convictions or pending cases. You must be willing to work any shift, and possess a valid driver’s license. Education - applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with preference given to candidates with at least 30 college credit hours in psychology, criminology and related fields. We have no military requirement, but preference is given to candidates with at least two years military service and/or prior experience in corrections, law enforcement, and security or any other management.
Successful applicants must take and pass a written exam, work related - medical/physical examination and pass a background investigation, including criminal history status. In addition to the first year of requirements, candidates must also successfully pass all aspects of the Correctional Field Training Program within the first year of employment. New employees must become State Certified Corrections Officers from the Illinois Training Board. The criteria for certification are two hundred (200) hours of academy training, fifteen (15) hours of more advanced training that includes the Law regarding Corrections, Human Growth and Development and Prison Organizations. Must pass a one (1) week Direct Supervision class. Candidates who successfully complete the written test will be given further information on the testing process. Successful completion of the above qualifications does not guarantee employment.
Lake County government has a competitive salary and benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice. Lake County’s FTO programs and New Hire procedures have been certified by Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs as Educational Programs. As such, employees who are Veterans can apply for GI Bill benefits while going through their respective Academy and FTO programs. Additional information about a career in Corrections can be found at:
Only on-line applications will be accepted. You can complete an on-line application at If you do not have access to a computer, you can apply on-line at Workforce Development /Lake County Job Center, 1 N. Genesee, Ste. 100; Waukegan, IL between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm. THERE IS A $20.00 APPLICATION FEE WHICH MUST BE PAID ON-LINE AT TIME OF APPLICATION VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK:
Do not pay the application fee if you do not meet the requirements listed above. Application fees are non-refundable.
In order to attend the mandatory Orientation and Testing your application must be completed and fees have to be paid by April 23, 2018.
NEW THIS YEAR: Orientation and Testing will take place all in one day. Orientation and Testing will be held at: Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center: 6161 W. Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031
Orientation will be held on April 28, 2018 at 9:00am; and Testing will begin immediately following Orientation.
We will address job duties, requirements, and the employment screening process. You will not be admitted to orientation without completing an on-line application and payment of application fee. Please bring a state photo ID to the Orientation. For information, contact (847) 377-2700.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States Position Type: Full-Time/Regular Tracking Code: 216800-924


Executive Director, South Correctional Entity (SCORE), Des Moines, WA
Looking for one of the best opportunities in the Corrections Industry—one that is in an amazing location and is governed by a progressive and effective governing board. If so, please read on.
SCORE is seeking a seasoned professional who is both an outstanding manager and leader—someone with a demonstrated track record of success and accomplishment in the Corrections Industry. The individual will be progressive and partner with the Administrative Board Members and staff to achieve what is best for SCORE, its Member Cities, subscribing agencies, and inmates.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or related field or two years of college level courses including courses in Fire or Police Science, emergency telecommunications and management, as well as five years of increasingly responsible management experience in corrections. Additionally, five years of supervisory experience at the mid-management level is required. A Master’s Degree and experience as a senior level manager is highly desirable.
To apply, e-mail your cover letter and resume by May 4, 2018 to: Faxed and mailed resumes will not be considered. Questions should be directed to Colin Baenziger at (561) 707-3537 or Lynelle Klein at (425) 658-7025.  For more information, go to and click on “Executive Search / Active Recruitments.


Escambia County BCC is seeking a Department Director – Corrections
Salary Range:  Negotiable
Job Closes:  May 20, 2018
The Director of Corrections is a highly responsible professional position requiring an ethical leader skilled in administration and supervision of the Corrections department. The Escambia County Corrections Director plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises the activities of the Department which includes directing the detention and community corrections divisions.
Bachelor's degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, business administration or a related field and seven years experience in administrative service in corrections, a government or law enforcement agency; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.
This position requires that the employee be certified by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission in compliance with Chapter 943 Florida Statutes or the ability to obtain the certification within one year of employment and maintain certification throughout employment.
  • Successful completion of criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment
  • Valid driver's license
For more information on job position, benefits and to apply visit:


County of Santa Clara
Invites applications for:
Deputy Chief Probation Officer

$147,154 - $188,791 Annually DOE
Final Filing Date:  Open until filled
The County of Santa Clara seeks an experienced law enforcement leader with excellent character and integrity who reflects the vision and shares the mission of the Probation Department.
The Santa Clara County Probation Department strives to promote community safety by implementing proven strategies which enhance and support:
Positive change in our clients, families and neighborhoods.
Reparation of the harm caused by criminal behavior; and
Exemplary conditions of secure care.

The Deputy Chief Probation Officer will assist the Chief Probation Officer in determining efficiency and effectiveness of programs and services, and in the development of departmental goals, policies, procedures and programs. The Deputy Chief Probation Officer must be adept at budgeting, creative in developing staffing plans, have the ability to build community and stakeholder confidence and ensure that all community members and clients receive the most responsive and transparent treatment possible. The ideal candidate will fully understand and have experience in risk based supervision
The Deputy Chief should have a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of management, supervision and training, program planning and development, and cost control methods. A strong candidate for this position should understand Evidence Based Practices and have the ability to apply this knowledge in all areas of probation efforts. This position can be expected to maintain a span of control of up to 250 staff. A thorough understanding and ability to articulate how to create and maintain a highly productive environment focused on client rehabilitation; while remaining focused on staff hiring, satisfaction and retention.
A qualified candidate would typically possess education and experience emphasizing administrative or managerial responsibility in a large and complex organization, providing human services in such fields as probation, corrections, and administration of justice.  It is   anticipated that successful applicants will possess a BA with major work in public or business administration, probation services or other related administration of justice or Human Services fields. A minimum of 3 years of broad and extensive management experience preferably in probation, administration of justice, or other Human Services fields is required.  Final candidates will be subject to a thorough background investigation.
For a complete job description and to apply online please visit us at:
If you have any questions please contact Diana Reynolds, Executive Services at (408)-299-5893.