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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Department of Corrections
Job Title: Corrections Shift Supervisor 3rd shift
Salary: $18.39 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Various Hours/Various Days, Including Holidays, Weekends, and some Overtime may be required.

Location of work:

622 E Central Wichita KS 67202

Job Objectives:
Leads, directs, manages, and supervises an assigned shift operation of a 24-hour correctional facility within the Division of Corrections.

Essential Job Functions:
Supervises subordinate staff and assigns shift coverage and priorities for the facility; assists in interviewing and hiring staff; assists in the orientation of new staff; assigns and checks work; instructs and trains in proper methods; completes payroll, evaluates staff performance; serves as a role model. May initiate disciplinary actions for staff members who violate policy and procedure. Ensures staff are trained and evaluated on their knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies and procedures specific to their jobs. Serves as the internal expert on facility policies and procedures. Monitors the care and security of clients and staff; emphasis is on security, behavior modification, control and modeling of prosocial attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors. May admit clients in and out of the facility; check court records and status, assist in intake screening of clients. Schedules and facilitates searches, tornado and fire drills. When needed, ensures that staff collect breath analysis tests to ensure that clients maintain their sobriety; collects urinalysis test for drug screens; conducts area and room searches to ensure facility is free of contraband. Ensures that medication procedures are followed with accurate documentation. Reviews reports and other communications to maintain awareness of activities. Investigates incidents, conducts internal investigations, and determines consequences. Ensures that staff; assign and monitor client activities and facilitates room cleanliness; conduct hourly head count to track and monitor client whereabouts. Oversees the maintenance of facility supply inventories; the monitoring of client personal property when client goes AWOL or a warrant is filed and a client is removed from the program. May assign staff duties to conduct checks to ensure clients are at their assigned location; maintain client records identifying room location and bed number, and level client is on in the program. Appraises client behavior information and updates the same; prepares narrative and non-narrative reports regarding client behavior and status; monitors client activities. Communicates and documents effectively through verbal and written communications, to include required reports, behavioral notes, log books, scheduled team meetings, and shift turnover to oncoming shift. Prepares and maintains various reports and statistics. Conducts facility inspections and quality assurance checks then documents and facilitates corrective actions. Performs related work as required. Assistant Corrections Shift Supervisor Senior Corrections Officers Corrections Officers (FT & PT) Responsible use of county resources. Contact with teachers, professional visitors, employers and client’s family members. May have contact with service providers when transporting residents to appointments. Requires sufficient strength and coordination in the ability to apprehend and restrain violent clients; carry the weight of restrained clients; and defend one’s self from attack. Work may be conducted in a noisy, crowded area, with exposure to chemicals, solvents, grease, oils, inks, illnesses, diseases, blood borne pathogens, allergens, etc. Ability to endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of clients. Requires sufficient hand-eye coordination to perform semi-skilled repetitive movements in keyboarding and operating basic office equipment such as a computer, fax, and copy machine, etc. Requires sufficient abilities in vision, hearing, and sense of smell in order to complete tasks which involve perception, discernment, written, verbal, and listening skills. Requires bending, color identification, gripping hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations, keyboarding, occasional lifting/carrying light to moderately heavy objects, operating passenger vehicle, pulling, pushing, reaching, running, rapid stair climbing, sitting, standing and walking for long periods. Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Requires ability to use first aid, CPR, and physical restraint when necessary. Dependable and timely attendance is required. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to comprehend and comply with policies, procedures and standards. Ability to conduct internal investigations. Ability to demonstrate and deliver quality customer service. Ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships. Ability to evaluate and write employee performance appraisals. Ability to maintain accurate records on paper and electronically. Ability to mentor. Ability to prepare and present reports. Ability to react quickly and calmly in an emergency. Ability to receive certification in first aid, CPR and physical restraint training. Ability to work as a team member. Advanced knowledge of policies and procedures governing care of adults and juveniles in correctional settings. Assist in the supervision of corrections officers. Knowledge of health and safety practices in a correctional residential/detention setting. Knowledge in medication dispensing procedures. Knowledge of methods and techniques for reporting problem behaviors and positive reinforcements. Knowledge of motivational interviewing techniques. Knowledge of physical and emotional needs of adult and juvenile clients. Knowledge of transportation and safety procedures. Skill in keyboarding/typing. Skills in supervising employees and promoting career development.

Job Standards:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or closely related field AND three years of experience working with juvenile or adult clients in a program or facility environment, with progressive responsibilities and/or supervisory experience preferred. Transcript verifying education credits is required. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. Facility staff shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age with a minimum of three (3) years age difference between the staff member and the oldest client who can be admitted to the facility. Must possess first aid, CPR, and physical restraint certification or the ability to acquire within initial period of employment. Valid Driver’s License and good driving record that meets the requirement of Sedgwick County Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage Policy. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance on personal vehicle. Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs. Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356.

Testing/Screening Requested:

PC, General Office Equipment, Two-Way Radio

Work Environment:
Work is performed indoors and outdoors in a corrections setting. Management may change the facility assignment as needed to respond to changing conditions. Will have exposure to hostile people. Must be available to work varied days and shifts, including weekends and holidays. May be called upon to work mandatory overtime in addition to regularly scheduled shift.


*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20002473

Open Date: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 11/6/2017 11:59:59 PM