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Title:  Corrections Director of Facilities Operations

Application Deadline Date:  01/21/2021
Req ID:  11521
Department:  Corrections
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $41.52

Overview

This position is responsible for direct oversight of the States six adult correctional facility superintendents as well as the out of state population currently housed in Mississippi. This position also has direct supervisory authority over four facility operations managers as well as the director of classification and movement. This position is responsible for the strategic planning, coordinating, monitoring, evaluation, and operational management at a professional level of the entire statewide adult correctional facility system. Duties are performed under the general direction of Corrections Chief of Operations but with opportunity and need for individual judgement and discretion on both a regular and emergency basis. This position requires a thorough knowledge of security, organizational and operational protocols found within a correctional facility. Considerable knowledge of laws, rules and regulations related to detention, sentencing and supervision. The ability to formulate policies, procedures and protocols applicable to the security and operations of a correctional facility. This position also requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department and agency personnel, law enforcement, legislators, judges and attorneys. Duties may entail significant amounts of evening, weekend and emergency activity and requires 24/7 coverage except when on leave.

Who May Apply

This position, Corrections Director of Facilities Operations, (Job Requisition # 11521), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact alan.cormier@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a variety of settings including an office setting, within a correctional facility, in public meetings, etc. A valid driver's license is necessary for required travel. Duties may entail significant amounts of evening, weekend, and emergency activity. The position is required to be on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week, except when on leave. Substantial exposure to adversary proceedings and court cases may occur. Although direct contact with inmates is limited, such situations may arise creating a potential for physical assault and injury.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher AND three or more years of experience in a supervisory or management position in the broad area of human services INCLUDING four (4) years in either a correctional setting or a role requiring frequent interaction with correctional facility administration and inmates, coordinating with a correctional facility program, or direct casework with correctional inmates.

OR

Associate's degree OR four (4) years of military experiences AND five (5) or more years of experience in a supervisory or management position in the broad area of human services, INCLUDING six (6) years in either a correctional setting or a role requiring frequent interaction with correctional facility administration and inmates, coordinating with a correctional facility program, or direct casework with correctional inmates.

OR

High school diploma or equivalent AND seven (7) or more years of experience in a supervisory or management position in the broad area of human services or military experience, including five (5) years in either a correctional setting or a role requiring frequent interaction with correctional facility administration and inmates, coordinating with a correctional facility program, or direct casework with correctional inmates.

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.

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.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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