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Job Specification 01398@

COUNTY CORRECTION LIEUTENANT

 

DEFINITION


 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.

 Prepares reports.

 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.

 REQUIREMENTS:

      EDUCATION:
 High School Diploma or equivalent.

      EXPERIENCE:
 Two (2) years of supervisory experience in work involving the custody or
 protection of individuals.

      LICENSE:
 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
 position.

      CITIZENSHIP
 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
 officers.

 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
 related units.

 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.

 CODES: LG - 01398@          RKR/cah            11/19/98

 This specification is for local government use only.