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DOC LIEUTENANT

The Arkansas Department of Correction/Department of Community Correction (ADC/DCC) Lieutenant is responsible for directing the work activities of a small to large staff of

Class Code:

T054C

Job Grade:

GS07

Special Job Requirements:

Frequent shift work, exposure to danger, and emergency on-call duty may be required.

Typical Functions:

Supervises protective service worker staff by interviewing, recommending hire/fire, and assigning and reviewing job assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Oversees, directs, and monitors work activities by providing job instruction, issuing and retrieving tools, and providing technical expertise on proper policies and procedures. Supervises movement and daily activities, of inmates/residents including showering, meals, and work schedules, verifies inmate/resident count, and ensures that inmates/residents are transported to various locations, such as courts, medical appointments, and other institutions. Performs regular security checks of lock-down areas and barracks by checking locks and secured doors, performing inmate/resident and barracks searches, and performing strip searches, as needed. Maintains accurate inmate/resident count throughout shift, and assists in escapee hunts. Prepares and maintains reports concerning inmate/resident disturbances and injuries, including disciplinary actions, and may counsel inmates/residents with problems. Attends various meetings, including shift briefings to discuss incidents, problems, security issues, and inspections during shift. Reads, reviews, and applies information contained in inmate/resident records related to the inmates’/residents’ health/safety and to the security of the facility and provides appropriate information to protective worker staff. May ride a horse to observe inmates for possible escape attempts. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of department policies and procedure Knowledge of public safety methods and techniques. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of others. Ability to supervise and monitor inmates/residents. Ability to prepare and present written and oral reports. Ability to perform security checks of buildings, grounds, and other public safety activities

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in correctional security or law enforcement, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Exempt:

N
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