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Missoula County PREA Compliance Coordinator in Missoula, Montana

invites applications for the position of:
PREA Compliance Coordinator

SALARY: $21.81 - $27.86 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: Missoula County Detention Facility
OPENING DATE: 01/05/22
CLOSING DATE: 01/19/22 05:00 PM
BARGAINING UNIT: Non-Union Personnel Plan
WORK SITE: Missoula County Detention Facility

• Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted.
• Please include with your completed application the following attachments: College transcripts (unofficial accepted).
• Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
• Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.
DEFINITION: Develops and implements policies and procedures that support compliance with Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards. Facilitates, coordinates, and provides administrative oversight to ensure compliance with PREA at all levels of the Missoula County Detention Facility (MCDF).

REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK: Serves as main point of contact, internally and externally, for all PREA inquires. Develops, implements, and oversees the agency plan for PREA implementation. Oversees policy review, analysis, and revision of PREA policy and procedure. Ensures MCDF is PREA compliant. Reviews standards and completes pre-audit documentation. Works with the auditor and prepares for an audit. Prepare documents and coordinates with all appropriate staff for regular audits. Facilitate reviews, team meetings, and lead inspections to regularly review facility operations and programs are compliant with all standards. Conducts facility assessments to evaluate compliance with standards. Prepares reports and manages statistics. Maintains documentation as required by the standards. Develops and updates Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) as required. Directs all staff, including Administration team, regarding compliance efforts. Ensures staff understand their duties and responsibilities. Participates in preparation of the staffing plan. Attends PREA training workshops, coordinates and works with training staff to develop education and training for staff, inmates, contractors, and volunteers. Coordinates with outside entities, such as victim advocates, sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE), medical and mental health providers, investigating agencies or bodies, prosecutors, and others as needed. Compiles and reviews investigative materials to ensure quality investigations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Degrees best suited for this position include sociology, criminology, and psychology. Training in PREA Investigations or other related courses desired. Requires two years of work experience in a correctional setting. Certification as PREA Auditor is desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass an extensive background check. Requires a valid Montana drivers’ license.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Work is primarily performed in an office setting. Requires long periods of sitting, using a computer work station, standing and walking on hard cement surfaces. The employee may be exposed to potentially dangerous situations and a stressful environment. May require adjusting to changing shifts and may require pulling or dragging dead weight of up to 150 pounds. May require working longer than eight-hour days and employee is subject to call-out at any time.


200 W Broadway
Missoula, MT 59802
Position #2022-00004