Assistant Corrections Shift Supervisor - 3rd ARES - CORRECTIONS

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Corrections 

Pay:  $23.96 | This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of $1,500 after 60 days of employment if selected applicant meets all policy conditions.  

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


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Performs relief supervisory and routine work involving the observation, security and training of juvenile or adult clients in a 24-hour correctional facility within the Division of Corrections.


Performance Management - Assists in the supervision of corrections staff on an assigned shift; assigns work to subordinates; trains in proper methods; may approve sick and vacation requests; tracks staff performance; assists in evaluation of staff. Assists supervisor in scheduling of staff to ensure appropriate staff to client ratio is met; prepares and conducts staff training sessions. Monitors staff and client activities within the facility or, as approved, outside the facility, with emphasis on security, behavior modification, control and modeling of prosocial attitudes, beliefs, values and behaviors. Assists supervisor with facility operations and serves as relief shift supervisor when shift supervisor is absent.


Quality Assurance - Supervises and monitors the care and security of juvenile and adult clients in detention or residential facilities; leads recreation, instructional or educational activities; conducts searches of clients, property and areas in facilities. Reviews reports and other communications to maintain awareness of activities within the facility and its clients. May complete audits and quality assurance checks of subordinates’ work. Ensures expectations for medication handling, distribution, and over the counter standing orders are met. Must be able to set up, monitor and dispense medications; requires detailed medication management and documentation.


Shift Management - Reviews and completes Behavioral Reports or Disciplinary Incident Reports; investigates incident, determines consequences, counsels and documents results. May conduct internal investigations as assigned. May serve as an internal expert on facility policies and procedures. Inspects the facility and grounds at shift change to ensure area is secure, doors are locked, areas are clean, reports any problems to shift supervisor. May perform minor maintenance or housekeeping activities and make a report. May complete inventory checklists or other similar work. Answers phone, directs calls, takes messages, and provides referrals to the general public regarding questions about services. Conducts fire and tornado drills as scheduled; assists in ensuring the safety of clients.


Minimum Qualifications: Thirty (30) accredited hours from a college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or a related field. Transcript verifying education credits is required. One (1) year of experience working with juvenile or adult clients and six (6) months supervisory experience. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. Facility staff shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. 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. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance on personal vehicle.


Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or related field. Two (2) years of experience working with clients and families and one (1) year supervisory experience.


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 Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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