Lockup Facility Administrator

Under general supervision, is responsible for managing, planning, organizing and implementing processes and programs for a detention/holding facility ensuring a safe, secure, efficient and professional operation including policy development and directing and supervising detention officers and other staff; and performs other related assigned duties. *Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM.

Position Category: Professional
Requires Background Check: True
Position Code: 3197-0001EFW
Department: Police
Pay Grade: EX-44
Starting Salary: $2,417.47 / Bi-Weekly

Essential Job Functions:
Directs the operation of the facility ensuring budgetary compliance and analyzes costs and benefits of different programs and operations
Manages daily holding operations of the facility according to federal, state and local laws/regulations and department policy
Supervises all detention staff and/or administers and manages contracts for all personnel services 
Ensures compliance of all contracted services
Implements policies and directs emergency response to incidents
Manage all aspects of the inmate disciplinary program and proceedings according to federal, state and local laws/regulations and department policy and ensures that all inmate complaints are investigated
Must report to work on a regular and timely basis
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, criminal justice, or a related field including or supplemented by certification in jail supervision or management and five (5) years of managerial experience in jail operations and/or customer service; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of jail management; considerable knowledge of laws, federal regulations and circulars pertaining to contract administration and principles; considerable knowledge of project management procedures, practices and equipment as applied to jail operations. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing; ability to lead, plan, organize staff ; ability to make clear and concise presentations to senior management; ability to understand and apply state and federal jail regulations, statutes and/or guidelines; ability to evaluate situations based on training and experience and make good decisions; ability to understand and apply City and department policies and procedures; ability to make sound operational decisions with limited supervision; and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding. Skilled in the operation of legal and/or jail management software.

Physical Requirements: 
Physical requirements include arm and hand dexterity enough to use a keyboard and telephone; occasional lifting up to 20 pounds; occasional carrying up to 20 pounds; may be subject to walking, standing, sitting, reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, and handling; and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform the essential tasks.

Licenses and Certificates:   
Possession of Certified Jail Manager (CJM) certification or equivalent.

Skills Tests Required:
Writing and/or physical skills assessments may be administered as needed for each position.

Working Environment:
Working environment is typically performed indoors and requires the use of a telephone and other office equipment. The incumbent may be subject to work space restrictions, intense noises, and environmental conditions such as disruptive people, imminent danger or a threatening environment. *Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM.