COPR12-11182-Correctional Major-Rawlins

Other correctional personnel
Wyoming Department of Corrections - Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$5,779.32 monthly

Job Description

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for implementing and supervising all security functions in and throughout the Wyoming State Penitentiary buildings and surrounding area. Monitors all security processes and techniques; evaluates security efficiency; coordinates security training; corrects and improves security procedures; monitors inmate activities that represent threats on the security of the institution.

Human Resource Contact: 307-328-7409 Stephanie Haldorson ++Stephanie.Haldorson@wyo.gov++

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Acts as the Chief of Security for all security operations of a large prison.
  • Conducts performance appraisals on Captains.
  • Serves as Duty Officers for on call incidents after hours.
  • Responsible for internal security and emergency preparedness audit coordination.
  • Ensures all security post orders are reviewed, updated and submitted for approval yearly.
  • Serves as the Department Head – Part of Executive team for facility.
  • Responsible in ensuring all security equipment is on stock and workable.
  • Responsible for the budget of the area such as equipment, training, overtime for the security operation.
  • Responsible for ensuring the security schedule is posted in advance and that training, vacations and other leaves are coordinated for appropriate shift coverage.
  • Supervises the transportation department at WSP.
  • Reviews all staff reports and forwards corrective action recommendations to Associate Wardens.
  • Assigns staff for policy writing and reviews for standards adherence.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of middle management supervision and techniques.
  • Knowledge of basic constitutional law.
  • Knowledge of State Personnel Rules and requirements for the supervision, discipline and counseling for all security staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:Bachelor's Degree  (typically in Criminal Justice) Experience:2-4 years of progressive work experience in Correctional Security with acquired knowledge at the level of a Correctional Captain Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:Correctional Officer Certification awarded by the Wyoming Peace Officers Standards & Training (POST) Commission. Applicants not holding Wyoming POST certification must be awarded certification within 6 months of employment. OR Education & Experience Substitution:5-7 years of progressive work experience in Correctional Security with acquired knowledge at the level of a Correctional Captain

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:Correctional Officer Certification awarded by the Wyoming Peace Officers Standards & Training (POST) Commission. Applicants not holding Wyoming POST certification must be awarded certification within 6 months of employment.

Additional Information

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: See job posting
  • Experience: See job posting

Contact Informaton

Justin Tripp

Wyoming Department of Corrections
1934 Wyott Dr. Suite 100
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
phone: 3077773436

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