COUNTY CORRECTION LIEUTENANT
Under direction during an assigned tour of duty, supervises at
least two squads of officers, reviews their work performance, and
assists them with the very difficult assignments or inmates; does
other related duties as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
During an assigned tour of duty, supervises at least two squads
of officers and their sergeants, reviews their work performance
directly or indirectly with the sergeants, and assists them with
the very difficult assignments or inmates.
Prepares work assignments.
May serve in the absence of any superior officer.
May assist in instructing officers in principles, practices, and
terminology of correctional and penological methods.
Supervises work operations and/or functional programs, and has
responsibility for employee evaluations and for effectively
recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, and/or
disciplining of employees.
In addition to correctional work, may be assigned to supervise at
least two squads of officers directing a group of inmates in
performance of work such as farming, cooking, or maintenance.
Supervises the establishment of records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience in work involving the
custody or protection of individuals.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the
Must be a citizen of the United States.
NOTE: MEDICAL EXAMINATION
As a prerequisite for appointment, appointees may be required to pass a
thorough medical examination administered by the appointing
authority. Any medical or physical condition or defect which
would prevent efficient performance of duties of the position,
cause appointee to be a hazard to himself/herself or others, or
become aggravated as a result of performance of these duties,
will be cause for rejection. Appointees may be required to
undergo a psychiatric examination prior to appointment. Failure
to demonstrate sufficient capacity to perform duties of this
position may be cause for rejection.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of problems likely to be encountered in work involving
rehabilitation, care, and custody of persons deprived of their
liberty and related law processes.
Ability to give assignments and instructions to assigned
Ability to organize supervisory and other work and develop
effective work methods.
Ability to prepare reports and supervise establishment and
maintenance of records and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If
the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.