Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Correctional Deputy Warden

All Facility Locations

Recruitment #200205-0236SC-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC) is recruiting for full-time Correctional Deputy Wardens at all correctional facilities statewide. 

Important Note


  • To be considered for these opportunities at any correctional institution to the classification of Correctional Deputy Warden, you must submit a completed application through JobAps before the closing date. 
  • If you are in the current promotional pool, you must submit an updated application for this job opening to remain eligible for promotional consideration. 
  • Candidates who are not in the current promotional pool but meet the eligibility requirements are also encouraged to apply.
  • Those who had applied for the job posting earlier this month need to re-apply to be considered for consideration.


This applicant pool will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur. Permanent assignment to any of these future vacancies are subject to all mandatory requirements.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Correction, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.  
*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent). 

Candidates will be contacted directly to provide additional information, including:

  • Last two performance evaluations
  • Resume
  • Facility Selection Form
  • COLLECT Background Form  
Please be aware that candidates must meet all the conditions of Administrative Directive 2.3 at the time of promotion. 

Please ensure that your application is complete prior to submitting to the State. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  

For questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jeff Miller at 860-692-6801 or


In the Department of Correction, this class is accountable for acting as an assistant to the Correctional Warden or overseeing a major program area within the central office and facility operations.


Oversees staff and operations of custody and security and/or comprehensive programs and treatment functions at a correctional facility or major program area within central office and facility operations; coordinates, plans and supervises custody and security and/or programs and treatment activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development and implementation of custody and security and/or treatment programs or institutional operational and/or treatment policies and practices; ensures enforcement of agency and institution rules and regulations; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of facility or program area budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of program area who might impact on program activities; administers and/or coordinates staff training and development activities; oversees administration of disciplinary controls over inmate population throughout institution; oversees and coordinates assignment of operational and/or treatment staff with other institutional programs; participates in strategic planning process and initiatives; maintains records and submits reports; coordinates reporting activities of various disciplines; serves as liaison with courts, social agencies, federal officials or community groups, interpreting programs and objectives and developing cooperative relationships; interprets applicable labor agreements and conducts labor management and/or grievance meetings; in absence of Warden may assume responsible charge of institution; may recommend new programs; may provide oversight and supervision of Unit Management; may review and recommend discretionary release programs; may research, develop and implement evidence-based programs; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of custody, security and control measures and techniques of maintaining discipline; considerable knowledge of functions and activities involved in contemporary treatment and training programs; considerable knowledge of modern correctional methods and practices; considerable knowledge of psychology of inmates in a correctional institution; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of employee training techniques; knowledge of practices and procedures concerning court commitments of individuals to correctional institutions; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.


Three (3) years of experience at the level of Correctional Counselor Supervisor or Correctional Captain.


Preferred experience will be based on the Operations and Programs & Treatment needs of the individual facilities as vacancies become available.


Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of assault or injury by inmates.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.