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Correction Lieutenant - 20030641

Company: Department of Administrative Services, State of Oh
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Guided by the agency's mission "To reduce recidivism among those we touch," the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is looking for a dedicated security-minded professional to assume the responsibilities of a Correction Lieutenant.

This is an internal posting. Only ODRC employees and OMHAS DRC Recovery Service employees will be considered.

Updates/changes to your application submission can be made while the posting is open by logging into your profile and editing the application. After the posting closes, no changes can be made.

This position works under general direction and assists the Correction Captain in direction of security operations on assigned shift.

Job Duties:

  • Supervises correction officers (CO's) and correction sergeants/counselors assigned to one or more posts/areas or special duty (e.g. tool control, armory, count office, mail room, transportation, visitation)
  • Instructs and evaluates CO's
  • Assigns staff to posts
  • Gives post orders
  • Assigns staff to unit management posts and outside civilian hospitals
  • Ensures CO's and correction sergeants/counselors are alert, attentive and properly placed at their respective posts by inspecting each post
  • Conducts surveillance security of institution and property
  • Prevents escapes, apprehends escapes, and/or prevents incidents which threaten the security and safety of the facility/inmates/staff or general public which includes when necessary using physical force, unarmed self-defense, firearms and/or other force to detain or secure inmates
  • Makes constant rounds to inspect cells, shops, recreation areas, and dining rooms for cleanliness, compliance with safety regulations, possible contraband and general security
  • Monitors and directs custody operations during movement of inmates to meals, infirmary, schools, worksites, and other locations
  • Arbitrates inmates' disputes and investigates complaints of abuse by Correction Officers', Correction Sergeant/Counselors and/or inmates and refers to investigator if cannot be resolved
  • Participates in team approach to unit planning, operation and problem solving; responds to emergencies and security alerts
  • Seeks resolution and takes corrective action
  • Gathers information and writes reports covering accidents, fires, and employee and inmate's disciplinary actions
  • Completes employee and inmate performance evaluations
  • Schedules work assignments, inmate moves, meals, educational and recreational activities
  • Serves on rules infraction board or other committees as required
  • Ensures safety and security of equipment and supplies (e.g., radios, vehicles, restraint devices)
  • Makes periodic rounds which involve climbing stairs/ladders, walking, running, crawling, bending, stooping or lifting to ensure orderly movement of inmates

High school diploma or G.E.D.; 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in enforcement of security measures for detention of felons or consumers who are criminally insane in controlled environment; 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in supervisory principles/techniques or providing work direction & training to other employees. if assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of revised code, applicants must also have commercial driver's license.

  • Or high school diploma or G.E.D.; 12 mos. exp. as Correction Sergeant/ Counselor, 46532. If assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of revised code, applicants must also have commercial driver's license.
  • Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.

Keywords: Department of Administrative Services, State of Oh, Mansfield , Correction Lieutenant - 20030641, Other , Mansfield, Ohio

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