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Job Specification

 
 WARDEN
 
 DEFINITION

 Under direction has charge of the administration, operation,
 and maintenance of a county correctional facility, and of the
 protection, custody, and discipline of 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:

 Directs management and administration and supervises the
 operation of a county penal institution.

 Formulates and executes plans for effective utilization of
 available funds, personnel, equipment, materials, and supplies.

 Gives assignments and instructions to individuals and to the
 heads of the several units, provides them with needed equipment,
 materials, and supplies, and supervises the work.

 Has charge of  the  work  program involved  in custody,
 rehabilitation, feeding, housing, protection, work, recreation,
 education, and/or care of inmates.

 Sees that inmates are properly classified, that psychometric
 and other tests are administered, and that programs of work,
 study, and recreation for those needing special care, training,
 and/or punishment are carried out in the prescribed manner.

 Supervises  the daily inspection of institutional  buildings  and
 grounds including the noting of suspicious persons and conditions
 and  the taking of appropriate action necessary to ensure orderly
 and safe conditions.

 Prepares and supervises the preparation of correspondence.

 Prepares   weekly  facility  progress  reports  of   the   varied
 departments  and  other clear, sound, accurate,  and  informative
 reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

 Checks,  reviews,  and approves or disapproves  the  contents  of
 varied  documents, papers, and records and sees that records  are
 kept accurately and up-to-date.

 Directs the establishment and maintenance 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:

 Five (5) years of supervisory experience in management 
 of a penal  institution  involving the incarceration, custody,
 rehabilitation,  protection,  housing,  feeding,  work,  and
 discipline of inmates.

 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.

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge of  problems involved in  the  management and
 organization of a penal  institution  and  of  developing  and
 executing a suitable work program and work procedures

 Knowledge  of procedures used in formulating and executing  plans
 for   effective   utilization  of  available  funds,   personnel,
 equipment, materials, and supplies.

 Knowledge   of   problems,  procedures,  and  methods   used   in
 supervising  the daily inspection of institutional buildings  and
 grounds to ensure safe and orderly conditions.

 Knowledge  of  methods  used  in preparing  and  supervising  the
 preparation  of  clear, sound, accurate, and informative  reports
 containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

 Knowledge   of   problems   involved  in   checking,   reviewing,
 approving,  and/or disapproving the contents of varied documents,
 papers, and records.

 Ability to develop work programs and work procedures for a  penal
 institution.

 Ability  to formulate and execute plans for effective utilization
 of   available   funds,  personnel,  equipment,  materials,   and
 supplies.

 Ability to give assignments and instructions to the heads of  the
 several  units,  provide them with needed advise  and  assistance
 when  difficult and unusual problems arise, and check their  work
 to see that proper procedures are followed.

 Ability to maintain standards of workmanship and output,  and  to
 achieve objectives.

 Ability  to  work  harmoniously with associates  and  with  other
 groups   and  individuals  engaged  in  or  concerned  with   the
 institution=s operation.

 Ability   to  comprehend  and  utilize  methods,  policies,   and
 procedures  most likely to be effective in maintaining discipline
 among inmates living in an institution under restraint.

 Ability   to  direct  work  programs  involved  in  the  custody,
 rehabilitation,  feeding, housing, protection, work,  recreation,
 education,  and/or care of inmates so as to encourage and  assist
 them  toward  complete social and physical rehabilitation  in  as
 short as time as possible.

 Ability  to  supervise  the  daily  inspection  of  institutional
 buildings and grounds including the noting of suspicious  persons
 and conditions and the taking of appropriate action necessary  to
 ensure safe, orderly conditions.

 Ability   to   direct   the  procurement,  storage,   protection,
 distribution, and proper use of needed equipment, materials,  and
 supplies.

 Ability  to prepare and supervise the preparation of reports  and
 to  supervise  the establishment and maintenance of  records  and
 files.

 Ability   to   direct   the  procurement,  storage,   protection,
 distribution, and proper use of needed equipment, materials,  and
 supplies.

 Ability  to prepare and supervise preparation of reports and  the
 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.

 This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
Job
Spec
Code
VariantState,
Local or
Common
Class of
Service
Work
Week
State
Class
Code
Local
Class
Code
Salary
Range
Note
04571LC N/A08-

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.

MCK   12/23/2005