Department of Juvenile Justice
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Job Announcement

Job Title : DETENTION CENTER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR   Position Number : 00173462  
Location : AUGUSTA (RICHMOND) Opening Date : 02/09/18  
Job Number : PSM080 Closing Date : 02/28/18

Hiring Range From : $39,876.53
Hiring Range To : $47,851.83
Pay Grade : LK

Duties & Responsibilities :   
Manages the operation and administration of a correctional institution or unit. Develops and implements appropriate security and facility policies and procedures. Directs subordinate supervisors as well as other institutional staff. Directs and personally monitors state prison security functions and activities to maintain the custody and security of prisoners. Identifies training needs and provides guidance and training to correctional staff. Interviews, hires, directs, trains, evaluates the performance of, and when necessary, disciplines and discharges corrections employees. Manages human resources and directs administrative activities for corrections staff. Manages the operations and activities of correctional facilities and detention centers. Monitors budget activities of correctional facilities. Monitors, inspects, and evaluates operations, programs, services, activities, and conditions. Oversees and/or conducts inspections, searches, investigations, and evaluations. Performs crisis response, containment, and intervention in emergencies. Plans, implements, directs, and coordinates various correctional programs and activities   

Minimum Qualifications :   
Bachelor`s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of closely related experience in a criminal justice or correctional system.
OR
Three years of supervisory custodial experience in a criminal justice or correctional system with at least one year at a level equivalent to a manager in a law enforcement setting. Note: Some positions may require P.O.S.T. certification.
  

Preferred Qualifications :   

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess two or more of the following:

1. Four (4) or more years of supervisory experience in an adult or juvenile secure correctional facility setting.

2. Experience overseeing security and emergency management programs.

3. Experience in Mental Health and/or JDC Services.

4. Current or former DJJ employee.

NOTES:

1. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.

2. Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

3. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable, must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  

Notes:
This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.
Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The Department of Juvenile Justice offers competitive salaries, career opportunities, and an excellent benefits package. To view a list of benefits offered for most of our positions, click here:
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THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.   To apply, click HERE to login or create an applicant profile. The designated contact person will only be able to provide generic information concerning this announcement. Status updates on your resume/application will not be available at the phone number or email address provided. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Contact Details :   
Lewanna Jones
Division of Secure Facilities
3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone : (404) 508 - 6509
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