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Job Specification

COUNTY CORRECTIONAL DEPUTY POLICE WARDEN

DEFINITION:

Assists the Warden in the administration, operation and maintenance 
of a county correctional facility; assists in the protection, custody and 
discipline of inmates; performs 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:

Assists in the administration, operation and maintenance of a county 
correctional facility.

Assists in formulating and executing plans for the effective utilization 
of available funds, personnel, equipment, materials and supplies.

Assists in ensuring the proper classification of inmates.

Ensures that physicals, psychometric and other tests are appropriately 
administered.

Ensures that programs of work, study and recreation for those 
needing special care, training and/or punishment are carried out 
in the prescribed manner.

May supervise the daily inspection of buildings and grounds of 
the institution, including the notation of suspicious persons and 
conditions and the takes appropriate action necessary to assure 
orderly and safe conditions.

Prepares and supervises the preparation of correspondence.

Prepares various written reports containing findings, conclusions 
and recommendations.

Checks, reviews, approves or disapproves the contents of varied 
documents, papers and records.

Prepares and maintains essential records 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

Four (4) years of supervisory experience in the management 
of a correctional facility involving the incarceration, custody, 
rehabilitation, protection, housing, feeding, work and discipline 
of inmates.

LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess 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.

AGE:

Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.

CITIZENSHIP:

Must be a citizen of the United States.

NOTE:  Applicants for this position must submit acceptable proof 
of meeting the above indicated requirements.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

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 the problems involved in the management and 
organization of a correctional facility and of developing and 
executing a suitable work programs and working procedures.

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

Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.

Knowledge of problems, procedures and methods used in supervising 
the daily inspection of buildings and grounds of an institution, including 
the notation of  suspicious persons and conditions and how to take 
appropriate action necessary to assure 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 and approving 
or disapproving contents of varied documents, papers and records.

Ability to develop the work programs and working procedures for a 
correctional facility.

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 advise and assist when difficult and unusual problems 
arise.

Ability to check work to ensure that proper procedures are followed.

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

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 supervise the daily inspection of buildings and grounds of 
an institution, including noting suspicious occurrences and taking 
appropriate action necessary to assure safe and orderly conditions.

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:
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04572LC N/A33-

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.

12/01/2019