Overview

Supplemental Information

Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections –
Corrections Services
www.doc.louisiana.gov
DIXON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE
Jackson, LA
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY DETAIL
OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF
LA DPS&C – CORRECTIONS SERVICES (Adult DOC)

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This position may be filled as: *
PROMOTION: This position may be filled as a detail. Should the position become available, the employee may be permanently promoted to this position.

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Exams and License Requirements*

  • No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
  • Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
  • Any qualifying experience that is based on college credit/college hours should have an accompanying transcript for verification.
  • Failure to provide your qualifying work experience may result in your application not being considered.
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To apply for this vacancy*, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

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REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE IT IS CURRENT.*

  • IMPORTANT: In the supplemental questions section, applicants must authorize the HR Office of DPS&C-Corrections Services to contact prior employers to check references under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), to be considered for employment, by answering ‘YES’ to the PREA question.
  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
  • Please list your security experience separately by job title so that years of higher levels of supervisory security experience may be calculated. Ex. Corrections Cadet/Sergeant/Master Sergeant, Corrections Lieutenant, Corrections Captain, etc.
  • There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
  • Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
  • This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.
  • This is a 24 hour facility.
  • Applicants may be required to work shift work
  • To view and apply to any of our other postings we currently have available, click HERE.

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections – Corrections Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any non-merit factor including disability.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Stephanie Simpson
Dixon Correctional Institute
Stephanie.Simpson@la.gov
225-634-6209 Office
225-342-5968 Fax

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any of the following will qualify:

1. A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in a correctional or penal institution; in a headquarters office having overall jurisdiction over correctional or penal institutions; or in a Prison Enterprises headquarters office.

2. A baccalaureate degree plus three years of experience in a correctional or penal institution with responsibility for the security, custody, and rehabilitation or classification of offenders in a position equivalent in scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to a Corrections Captain in State service.

3. A baccalaureate degree plus three years of experience in Prison Enterprises with the responsibility for the security, custody, and rehabilitation of offenders in a position equivalent in the scope of responsibility and/or complexity of work performed to Prison Enterprises Quality Assurance Manager, Prison Enterprises Regional Manager, Prison Enterprises Industries Manager, Prison Enterprises Marketing Manager, Prison Enterprises Agriculture Manager and above.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Additional professional or sub-professional experience in qualifying fields will substitute for the required degree on a year for year basis.

A master’s degree will substitute for one year of the required experience listed under any option.

A Ph.D. will substitute for two years of the required experience listed under any option.

Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.

NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
An applicant who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a felony, or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by State and Federal laws is granted.

In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) (Part 115:17) of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations an applicant who has been found to have engaged in any form of sexual abuse; engaged in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable or refused will be disqualified.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To administer the security, medical, treatment, or administration services program or any combination of these programs at an adult correctional facility.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Administrator.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Broad direction from a higher level Administrator.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Direct line over lower level staff.

LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Corrections Services, Office of Adult Services.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from lower level jobs by overall program responsibilities assigned.

Differs from Corrections Assistant Warden 1 or 3 by responsibilities assigned and/or complexity in program areas.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Serves as an assistant Warden over security, treatment, or administration.

Evaluates facility needs and maintains security or treatment staff.

Reviews problems with subordinate staff.

Analyzes performance of assigned staff.

Evaluates current policies and programs for improvement or alteration to meet changes in assigned areas.

Reviews serious and unusual occurence reports.

Reviews written complaints from offenders.

Reviews offender records to recommend or deny trusteeship or other privileges.

Reviews and recommends staff organization for assigned program areas.

Prepares and submits reports on crimes committed inside the facility. Works with officials of local, state and federal units of law enforcement regarding criminal activity that occurs within the facility.

Responds on a 24-hour basis to significant unusual occurrences at the facility.

Assists in budget preparation and justification of needs of program area.

Conducts staff meetings and staffing reviews.

Supervises offender disciplinary or classification functions.

Performs special functions as required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $4,961.00 – $8,797.00 per month