COUNTY CORRECTION CAPTAIN
Under direction, acts as liaison between the Sheriff and/or
Undersheriff or Warden and/or Deputy Warden and all officers in a
large county correctional institution; does other related duties
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:
Acts as liaison between the Sheriff and/or Undersheriff or Warden
and/or Deputy Warden and all officers and other employees.
Reviews work performance of all officers directly or indirectly
with the lieutenants and sergeants.
Gives special instructions on correction work techniques,
methods, and aims.
Prepares work and study assignments.
Serves in the absence of any superior officer.
Prepares reports containing findings, conclusions, and
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.
Three (3) 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 position.
Must be a citizen of the United States.
NOTE: MEDICAL EXAMINATION
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 the
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 encountered in work involving
rehabilitation, care, and custody of persons deprived of their
liberty and related law processes.
Ability to give special instructions on correction work
techniques, methods, and objectives.
Ability to give assignments and instructions to assigned officers
and other employees.
Ability to understand emotional adjustment and other problems of
inmates deprived of their liberty.
Ability to observe and note significant facts/conditions.
Ability to remain calm and decisive in unusual circumstances.
Ability to use discretion and independent judgment.
Ability to deal with difficult, unusual cases.
Ability to deal with individual cases and avoid fear and
Ability to conform to official/unofficial requirements relevant
to laws, conduct, and behavior.
Ability to prepare reports.
Ability to supervise the establishment/maintenance of records
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 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 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.