Dorchester County

Full time with Benefits
Starting Salary $70,000 – $75,000

The primary responsibility for this position is to provide and administer leadership to ensure the safekeeping, care and custody of all inmates in the Dorchester County Detention Center. This position will perform complex administrative and supervisory/management duties related to the day to day operations of the Detention Center. The Department of Correction was created as noted in the County Code, Chapter 75. This position must be cognizant of its powers, duties, responsibility for the custody of inmates in facilities other than the Detention Center, proper appropriation of funds and any other requirements of the County Code.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from High School or GED.
Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of law
enforcement, criminal justice or corrections. Prefer Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience with a corrections agency or related work experience at a level of Sergeant or higher.

NOTE: Experience in corrections at a level of Lieutenant or higher may be used as a substitute for the required education on a year to year basis.

Please submit a completed County application and resume to HR, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, MD, 21613 by September 23, 20121 for best consideration.

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