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State of Montana Public Safety Chief Executive Officer in Helena, Montana

PUBLIC SAFETY CHIEF DIRECTOR’S OFFICE HELENA, MT MISSION -The Montana Department of Corrections enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. 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 is the Public Safety Chief at the Department of Corrections. This position oversees all state run and contracted prison facilities and adult probation and parole operations for the Department of Corrections. This position implements statutory directives set by the legislature, ensures public safety supervision practices are evidence-based and/or best practices, and establishes data-driven outcome measures for public safety and rehabilitation. QUALIFICATIONS -Five or more years of job-related work experience in corrections and/or law enforcement including senior-level management experience as well as a degree in Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university required. Experience as a Montana POST certified sworn officer is preferred. Extensive knowledge of corrections or law enforcement, management, and budgeting best practices is also required. Knowledge of evidence-based correctional programming and practices also required. An additional four years of management level experience in corrections or law enforcement may substitute for the degree. PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER INFORMATION This position requires POST Basic Certification after attending training at the Montana Law Enforcement Academy and successfully completing one year of employment with the Department of Corrections. In addition to the training and experience requirements, to be POST Certified, the successful candidate(s) must: Be a citizen of the United States of America; 1. Be at least 18 years of age; 2. Be fingerprinted for a criminal history search; 3. Not have been convicted of a crime for which s/he could have been imprisoned in a federal or state penitentiary; 4. Be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background screen; 5. Be a high school graduate or issued a GED or its equivalent; AND, possess or be eligible for a valid Montana driver’s license. REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS –Resume, Cover Letter, State of Montana Application /Applications submitted without required materials will not be considered/ Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. BENEFITS -Health, dental, vision & prescription coverage for self or dependents available from date of hire, 15 paid vacation days, 12 sick days & 10-11 paid holidays annually, and membership in Retirement system with state contribution (vesting applies). Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. Click here for more info:https://statecareers.mt.gov/_docs/StatewideBenefitsFlyer.pdf NOTICES Brady Act & Lautenberg Amendment - Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or is the subject of a court order of protection for “an intimate partner or child of such intimate partner” cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(91)). Candidates who have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or were issued a court order of protection are not qualified for this position. 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 is 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) Five or more years of job-related work experience in corrections and/or law enforcement including senior-level management experience as well as a degree in Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university required. Experience as a Montana POST certified sworn officer is preferred. Extensive knowledge of corrections or law enforcement, management, and budgeting best practices is also required. Knowledge of evidence-based correctional programming and practices also required. An additional four years of management level experience in corrections or law enforcement may substitute for the degree. Job: Community/Social Services* *Title: *Public Safety Chief Executive Officer Location: Helena Requisition ID: 21141893

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