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Title:  Correctional Facility Superintendent I - Exempt

Application Deadline Date:  07/07/2022
Req ID:  35650
Department:  Corrections
Location: 

Rutland, VT, US

Position Type:  Exempt
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.33

Overview

The Vermont Department of Corrections seeks a motivated, forward-thinking individual with strong leadership skills to serve as Superintendent overseeing all aspects of the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland, Vermont. 
The Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility is a 118-bed correctional facility for men employing 65 facility staff and 19 contract staff. The facility houses sentenced and detained incarcerated individuals of all custody levels.  In addition to managing the security of a correctional facility, the Superintendent also oversees the provision of physical and mental healthcare, education, programing, and facilitates visitations of family and friends, as well as outside volunteer efforts.
The ideal candidate would have a comprehensive understanding of correctional facility operations and security. The ability to effectively communicate in all forms is a must. Additional required and preferred attributes are listed below.  Applicants should be prepared to discuss and demonstrate their possession of these attributes and how these attributes have manifested in their work.

Who May Apply

This position, Correctional Facility Superintendent I - Exempt (Job Requisition #35650), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Matthew.Nault@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
State of Vermont Department of Corrections employees working in correctional facilities must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.
 

Required Attributes:

  • Critical thinker – employs skills to understand logical relationships between ideas, recognizes the importance and the relationship of an argument, as well as recognizes mistakes in reasoning and then makes the right decisions
  • Leader – works with and through others while taking ownership of one’s area of responsibility to achieve mission and motivate, protect, and promote our team
  • Self-reflective, aware, and evaluative – recognizes personal biases or limitations in one’s perspective and pursues feedback that may reveal an error in judgment and making appropriate adjustments
  • Interest in and capacity to learn and grow – consistently pursues new aptitudes, experiences, training, education, and other learning opportunity to expand skills toolbox and perspective
  • Emotionally intelligent – aware of emotions of self and team and leverages appropriate, adaptable, and effective techniques to capture and nurture the human aspect of our work
  • Shows potential for future, higher leadership roles – invests in career and seeks increasing responsibility and expanded ability to enable service in higher leadership role as needed or desired
     

Important Traits:

  • Curiosity
  • Insight
  • Engagement
  • Determination
  • Commitment to staff and mission
  • Open-mindedness
  • Passion
  • Creativity
     

Preferred Qualifications

Desired credentials include a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years of correctional, law enforcement, or executive leadership experience, at least three years of which were in the role of correctional management or significant enterprise level leadership

DOC PREA Requirements

Conviction History Requirements: Candidates who have any felony conviction record or who, within the past five (5) years, have been placed under supervision or sanctioned for a misdemeanor conviction must receive a waiver from the Commissioner of Corrections in order to be considered for employment.  You may access the application and corresponding documents by clicking here.  Once you have completed the application, please send it directly to the hiring manager identified as the contact person in this job posting.
PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Requirements:  In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment in the Department of Corrections must provide relevant information.  Previous institutional employers will be contacted and required to provide information regarding substantiated incidences of sexual abuse or resignation during a pending investigation of an allegation of sexual abuse.  By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete.  The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.
 

Special Requirements

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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