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Corrections Assistant Director
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COUNTY OF VOLUSIA
invites applications for the position of:
Corrections Assistant Director - Corrections Division

An Equal Opportunity Employer
 
SALARY: $2,824.00 - $4,826.92 Biweekly
$73,424.00 - $125,500.00 Annually
 
OPENING DATE: 03/01/21
 
CLOSING DATE: 04/01/21 12:00 AM
 
MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
The County of Volusia is seeking an experienced corrections professional for the position of Assistant Corrections Director. This position is located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and will be responsible for highly responsible administrative work managing the daily operations of the Volusia County Correction Division’s security operation including oversight, planning, coordination, and supervision of all staff and programs. 
Note: Incumbents assigned to this classification are at-will and serve at the discretion of the County Manager.
 
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:
(NOTE:  These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
  • Discharge the responsibilities of the Director in his/her absence.
  • Supervises and coordinates major phases of security operations including custody, discipline, rehabilitation, treatment, and training programs for inmates.
  • Supervises and directs the functions of special risk members whose primary duties and responsibilities are the custody and physical restraint (control) of inmates within the correctional facility.
  • Directs correctional employees and facility operations through division Warden and shift commanders.
  • Reviews operations to ascertain deficiencies in areas which could be improved.
  • Prepares reports on general operations, and recommends new and revised policies and procedures.
  • Investigates accidents, deaths, contraband evidence, and irregular or unusual incidents; gathers and preserves evidence.
  • Investigates problem areas affecting the division.
  • Addresses and investigates inmate complaints.
  • Assists in the preparation of division budget; monitors security budget and provides management controls as needed.
  • Performs special assignments for the director involving comprehensive studies, program development and long range planning.
  • Coordinates the development of policy and procedures relating to inmate population management.
  •  Develops, implements and oversees inmate classification systems and inmate programs including: vocational training and job development programs, rehabilitative program, recreational programs, community release programs and addiction service programs.
  • Supervises professional staff in the performance of assigned job duties.
  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible work in a large correctional department or facility or large administrative department/division.
 
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire.
 
Must obtain a valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire and maintain thereafter.
 
Additional requirements for Security Operation assignment:
Must be certified as a Corrections Officer by the State of Florida within 12 months of hire.
 
Must possess and maintain certification as a Certified Corrections Executive through the American Jail Association or as a Certified Jail Manager through the American Corrections Association.
 
NOTE: It is this organization's policy that individuals hired into special risk positions may not use any form of tobacco at any time, whether on or off duty, as a condition of employment. Candidates must be nicotine-free by the time of pre-employment physical/drug exam, including nicotine-containing products used in tobacco replacement therapies.
 
 NOTE: This position is mission essential and must be available for on call duty during emergency situations/activations.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of the operations of a correctional facility.
  • Knowledge of State and County laws and regulations relating to the operation of correctional institutions.
  • Knowledge of institutional management practices, including care and custody of prisoners.
  • Knowledge of individual and group habits, and the attitudes and general behavior of persons held in custody.
  • Knowledge of rehabilitative programs within the criminal justice system.
  • Knowledge of inmate casework and classification.
  • Knowledge of work release programs and group home programs.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of local government finance and human resource management.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource management, leadership techniques, fiscal management.
  • Ability to exercise considerable judgement and discretion in interpreting policies and procedures.
  • Ability to investigate complaints and unusual incidents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to supervise and review subordinate personnel.
  • Ability to evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs and policies.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Physical Demands: (Administration) Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull 10 pounds. Ability to see, talk. Due to location of assignment, incumbent must have ability to run, grasp, walk, climb, reach, handle, and kneel/crouch.  Visual acuity (e.g. depth perception, peripheral vision) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle. 
 
Physical Demands: (Security) Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull 150 pounds with assistance. Ability to see, hear, talk, run, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, feel, stoop, kneel, crouch and climb; finger dexterity. Ability to control or subdue an inmate with or without resistance.
 
Environmental Demands: (All areas) Inside work. Ability to tolerate confined, restricted work location.
 
Mental Demands: (All Areas) Ability to read and comprehend technical, scientific and professional manuals, literature and journals; financial reports; legal documents, procedures and statutes; memos, reports, safety procedures, letters. Ability to write reports, evaluations, memos, policies, summaries, and letters. Ability to perform general mathematical functions. Ability to speak clearly relating information, data and details to layman. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions. Ability to identify and resolve problems.

Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. 

 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.volusia.org/humanresources

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
125 W New York Avenue
DeLand, FL 32720
386-736-5951
humanresources@volusia.org

Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Veterans' preference pursuant to State law. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations during the selection process should notify the Human Resources Division at (386)736-5951.
Job #21-00045
CORRECTIONS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - CORRECTIONS DIVISION
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Position: Corrections Assistant Director
Organization: County of Volusia
Location: DeLand,  FL 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 3/2/2021
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Status: This listing expires on: 4/16/2021
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County of Volusia
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DeLand,  FL 32720
United States
Email:
SCoppola@volusia.org
Phone:
(386) 736-5951
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Contact:
Stephanie Coppola