Jail Commander

Walla Walla, Washington

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Position Description

The Adult Corrections Department of Walla Walla County has an opening for a Jail Commander. This is a full time (40 hrs./wk.), FSLA exempt position . The salary range is: $67,266/yr. to $98,797/yr. DOE, DOQ with full County benefits. Brief Duties and Responsibilities: The Jail Commander supervises, coordinates and manages the programs, activities and personnel within the Walla Walla County Corrections Adult Division and coordinates activities with other county departments and outside law enforcement agencies. The Jail Commander assumes management responsibility for all services and activities of the Adult Division, in consultation with the Director of Corrections.
Minimum Requirements: Minimum AA degree is required; preferred four (4) year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, psychology, sociology. Minimum eight (8) year’s law enforcement or corrections experience with at least four (4) years in a corrections supervisory position or similar experience. Additional experience and/or training may substitute for a degree in an unrelated field per the Director’s discretion. Preferred Washington State CJTC certified peace officer or corrections officer or ability to attend CJTC equivalency academy and obtain Washington State CJTC certified peace officer or corrections officer status. Must be a citizen of the United States or a lawful permanent resident who can read and write the English language, at least twenty-one (21) years of age and never have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor which reflects adversely on the position. Employment application, resume and cover letter required. Position is open until filled. EEO/ADA