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Corrections Captain

Salary Range: $28.98 to $41.74 per hour; $60,510 to $87,153 per year

Work Locations: Positions may occur at Minnesota Correctional Facilities located in Faribault, Lino Lakes (Twin Cities Suburbs-North), Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, St. Cloud, Shakopee, Stillwater, and Togo.

Job Duties: Direct the operations of the security function in a correctional facility. Serve as chief security officer in a correctional facility accountable for protection of the public and staff; offender safety; anticipation of events that affect the facilities' security and orderly operation; and monitoring security systems and methods of control.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Two years supervisory experience directing a large, residential corrections' security program/unit in a secure correctional setting sufficient to plan, organize and direct the work of subordinates in a correctional setting.

2) Knowledge of effective security equipment and practices; emerging security technologies; program operations and policies; post orders; perimeter security; offender security; custody and movement control of offenders; staff and visitor safety; contraband; mobilization and response for all institution emergencies; offender rules and conduct; transportation of offenders; and staff scheduling, training and development.

3) Experience in conducting investigations and writing investigation reports.

4) Knowledge of human resources principles, procedures and systems sufficient to manage and maintain a harmonious labor relations environment in accordance with collective bargaining contracts/plans and affirmative action/equal opportunity policies.

5) Written and oral communication skills sufficient to relay sensitive information to staff, the public, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, offenders, and other state agencies and to elicit cooperation from staff and offenders to resolve difficult and potentially dangerous situations affecting the safety and security of offenders, staff, and the public.

6) Human relations and conflict resolution skills sufficient to effectively solve problems in a manner that is sensitive to organizational structures, cultures, and the needs of groups and individuals and to elicit cooperation from staff and offenders to resolve difficult and potentially dangerous situations affecting the safety and security of offenders, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, or related degree.

- Knowledge of fiscal management principles and procedures sufficient to develop and/or administer budgets.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

12/08/2015

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