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Deputy Warden of Security/Inmate Services - Armstrong County Jail

Kittanning, PA
Hours of Work:  8-hour work day; must be available for 24-hour callout

OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF JOB:
To perform administrative and clerical functions in a timely manner at the Jail and assist the Warden as necessary.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Supervises and directs staff and is responsible for all personnel-related matters, including hiring, training, recordkeeping, performance evaluations discipline and labor relations. Assists with preparing sick leave requests and adjusting daily work schedules; ensures compliance with all Title 37 including but not limited to training and policies; Under the direction of the Warden, assist in preparing for the State Inspections; prepares and submits reports required by the DOC, Social Security Administration; supervises and coordinates with the Records Department, inmate transfers to and from State, County, and Federal institutions and assists with the commitment and release of Jail inmates. Computes sentences, minimum and maximum release dates; assists Warden and staff in variety of diverse administrative and secretarial projects and duties as assigned; implements both written and verbal directives and assignments issued by the Warden and ensures compliance; composes correspondence relative to the work to outside agencies. (D&A, D.A’s office, etc); creates and updates Jail policy and procedures, in coordination with the Deputy Warden of Operations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. EDUCATION/TRAINING
PA Department of Corrections Basic Training Academy course required. High school diploma required.  Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice or related field plus some computer training preferred.  First aid and CPR Certification required.
B. WORK EXPERIENCE
3-5 years' experience in administration in a correctional environment. Corrections work, including 3 years at the supervisory level; or any acceptable combination of experience and training.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.
 
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The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
 
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