COUNTY CORRECTIONAL POLICE WARDEN
Under direction, has charge of the administration, operation and
maintenance of a county correctional facility; directs the protection,
custody and discipline of inmates; performs other related duties as
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 and supervises the administration, operation and maintenance
of a county correctional facility.
Formulates and executes plans for effective utilization of available funds,
personnel, equipment, materials and supplies.
Supervises the daily inspection of institutional buildings and grounds
including noting suspicious occurrences and taking the appropriate
action necessary to ensure orderly and safe conditions.
Gives suitable assignments and instructions to the heads of several
units and lower level employees.
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.
Provides workers with needed equipment, materials and supplies.
Ensures the proper classification of inmates.
Ensures that physicals, psychometric and other tests are appropriately
Ensures that programs of work, study and recreation for those needing
special care, training and/or punishment are implemented in the
Prepares various written reports containing findings, conclusions and
Supervises the establishment and maintenance of essential records,
reports and files.
Manages the 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.
Will be required to learn how 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.
Five (5) years of supervisory experience in management of a
correctional facility involving the incarceration, custody, rehabilitation,
protection, housing, feeding, work and discipline of inmates.
Appointees will be required to posses a driverís 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.
Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
Must be a citizen of the United States.
NOTE: Applicants for this position must submit acceptable proof of
meeting the above indicated requirements.
Appointees must have successfully completed a police training
course approved by the New Jersey Police Training Commission.
Such training includes successful attainment of a satisfactory level
of proficiency in the use of firearms.
NOTE: Appointees will be required to qualify/requalify in the use of
firearms in accordance with State of New Jersey regulatory requirements.
NOTE: Appointees to positions in SWAT, SERT or related units must
additionally qualify quarterly in the use of all weapons used by the unit.
NOTE: MEDICAL EXAMINATION
Appointees may be required to pass a thorough medical and
psychological examination administered by the appointing
authority. Any medical psychological or physical condition or
defect which would prevent efficient performance of the duties
of the position, cause the appointee to be a hazard to self 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. Failure to
demonstrate sufficient capacity to perform duties of this
position may be cause for rejection.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of problems involved in the management and organization
of a county correctional facility 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, sounds, 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
Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
Ability to develop work programs and work procedures for a
Ability to formulate and execute plans for the effective utilization of
available funds, personnel, equipment, materials and supplies.
Ability to give suitable assignments and instructions to the heads of
the several units.
Ability to provide advice and assistance when difficult and unusual
Ability to check work to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
Ability to maintain standards of workmanship and output and to
Ability to work harmoniously with associates and other groups and
individuals engaged in or concerned with the institutionís operation.
Ability to direct work programs involved in the custody, rehabilitation,
feeding, housing, protection, work, recreation, education and/or care
Ability to encourage and assist inmates toward complete social and
physical rehabilitation in as short time as possible.
Ability to supervise the daily inspection of institutional buildings and
grounds including noting suspicious occurrences and taking the
appropriate action necessary to ensure orderly and safe 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, establishment and
maintenance of essential records and files.
Ability to learn how 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 if 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.