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State of Montana Warden in Billings, Montana

* *WARDEN MONTANA WOMEN'S PRISON BILLINGS, MT * *MISSION -//Montana Department of Corrections is creating a safer Montana through Accountability, Rehabilitation and Empowerment. If you want to work making positive changes in the community the Montana Department of Corrections is the place for you! JOB OVERVIEW- This position provides operational business management, direction, and resource allocation for administration at an organization. Perform operational management functions for the organization. This is a management position that oversees operations, implements policies and is responsible for overall safety at Montana State Prison. * Integrates public safety, administration goals, public perception, and community, financial, and legal concerns to manage all aspects of the facility assigned, as well as contracted services and facilities. Ultimately responsible for multiple unique or diverse aspects of the facility and contracts, including the following: a wide range of inmate security levels, a racially diverse and aging population, juveniles (in the case of Pine Hills Correctional Facility), and/or juveniles tried as adults, diverse treatment and rehabilitation needs, medical and ADA needs, daily needs, and facility operations and maintenance. Weighs and balances risk of management plans for these unique and diverse aspects to maintain security at all levels of the facility and provide for public safety while also rehabilitating offenders and ensuring they receive the best possible treatment. * Designs and manages strategic implementation plans for new initiatives. * Manages numerous legal cases for the Department of Corrections and the assigned facility. * May fulfill rare, but highly scrutinized statutory obligations, including administering executions performed in the state. * Serves as expert on offenders and the prison system. Ensures safety and security of the public and responds to public and media concerns regarding public safety. Functions as the highest-level contact for legislative inquiries regarding the prison system and develops and makes correctional best practice recommendations. * Demonstrates exceptional ability to coordinate competing high-level variables and develop and influence relationships. Work demands daily interaction with potentially violent inmates. Available 24 hours a day for emergency response. * Integrates structured treatment environments, education opportunities and rehabilitative programming with facility operations and programs to provide offenders (which may include adults and/or youth) the treatment, education, vocational training, and care they need while ensuring the best possible security and public relations outcomes for the Department of Corrections. The hourly rate of this position will increase by $1.50 per hour or 4% whichever is greater starting July 1, 2024, in accordance with HB13. REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS –/Applications missing required documentation may not be considered./ * Cover Letter * Resume * State of Montana Application * Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. * If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. * Materials submitted but not requested may not be considered in the selection process, please make sure all attachments are marked as RELEVANT. BENEFITS * Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. Look here to learn more and see if you may qualify!* *NOTICES Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 - * Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjusted to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. *Tobacco Free - *Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. *The Montana Department of Corrections is an EOE/M/F/D/V/SO (Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran, Sexual Orientation). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants. Qualifications MCA 53-30-102. Qualifications of warden of state prison and warden of women's prison. The warden of the Montana state prison and the warden of the women's prison must be persons trained through education and experience in directing a training, rehabilitation, or custodial program in a penal institution. Five or more years of combined experience and education which provides and extensive knowledge of corrections, management, and budgeting best practices and thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations governing corrections required. Knowledge of the legislative process also required. Title: Warden Location: Billings Requisition ID: 24140778