Superintendent will oversee a 315-bed Jail, located in Boscawen NH. The building has 7 housing units: reception, work release, minimum, general, female, maximum, and medical classifications and is designed to support objective-based classification and direct supervision management concepts along with a Community Corrections Center. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in and a commitment to this operational philosophy. Administrative and leadership abilities required to maintain the management philosophy of the organization; monitor and motivate personnel; manage the annual operating budget; interpret and clarify regulations, policies and procedures; and represent the Department of Corrections within and outside of the County.
Merrimack County offers a full benefit package including health, dental, vacation and sick leave, short-term disability, Section 125 plan, deferred compensation plans as well as Group II State Retirement.
To Apply: Online @ https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Merrimack/
Closing Date: April 23, 2021
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social sciences, public administration, or related field; ten years’ experience in criminal justice, social services or related field, with five years managerial/administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
About Merrimack County Department of Corrections
The Merrimack County Department of Corrections operates a state-of-the-art correctional facility located on Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen, New Hampshire. Our inmate population housed inside the facility includes male and female inmates who are awaiting arraignment, pre-trial and/or sentenced, administrative transfers from other correctional facilities, and federal inmates.
Our inmate population also expands into the community. Those individuals who have been sentenced by the court and have met all departmental requirements may also have the opportunity to be granted the electronic monitoring program and/or be assigned to the County's Successful Offender Adjustment and Re-entry (SOAR) program.