Walla Walla County

Director of Corrections
Location: Walla Walla, WA


Position Description
Director of Corrections; Salary range: $77,350 to $113,750 per year DOE, DOQ. Full time, FSLA Exempt, Employment Agreement serving at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners and the Superior Court Judges. Responsible for the administrative and supervisory jurisdiction of the Walla Walla Corrections Department and the Columbia Counties Department of Court Services. Walla Walla County Corrections Department is made up of two divisions. The Adult Division runs the County Jail, which serves as a correctional facility for the Police Departments of Walla Walla and College Place, the Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies. The Juvenile Division has exclusive jurisdiction over those juveniles within the county areas who violate the criminal laws of WA State or who are in need of protection and/or advocacy as a result of abuse, neglect, truancy and at-risk youth programs. The Director also oversees alternative Court Programs such as the Family Treatment Court. A Master’s degree in criminal justice, social sciences, psychology, social work or allied filed and five (5) years of experience in a management level position in criminal justice; OR a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study, criminal justice, psychology, social sciences and eight (8) years of experience in a management level position in criminal justice; OR a minimum of an Associate’s degree in criminal justice or a related field and at least ten (10) years of experience in a management level position in criminal justice is required. See the job description at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us for the complete list of qualifications and essential job functions. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION, RESUME AND COVER LETTER REQUIRED. Open until filled. EEO/ADA



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