Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Correctional Deputy Warden

All Facility & Specialty Unit Locations

Recruitment #220921-0236SC-001


Are you looking for your next opportunity for growth with the Department of Correction? 
If so, we encourage you to discover this opportunity! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is recruiting for multiple Correctional Deputy Warden vacancies at all correctional facilities and specialty units throughout the state. 

Our Mission: 

The CT DOC shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law abiding and accountable behaviors. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.

Position Highlights: 

Some key responsibilities include: 
  • Oversee staff and operations of custody and security and/or comprehensive programs and treatment functions at a correctional facility or specialty unit; 
  • Coordinate, plan and supervise custody and security and/or programs and treatment activities; 
  • Formulate program goals and objectives; 
  • Develop or assist in development and implementation of custody and security and/or treatment programs or institutional operational and/or treatment policies and practices; 
  • Many more exciting responsibilities! 
This recruitment will be used to fill future vacancies at correctional institutions as they occur over the next 12 months.

Please note: 
To be considered for these promotional opportunities at any correctional institution or specialty unit for the Correctional Deputy Warden classification, you must submit a completed application through JobAps before the closing date. 

If you are in the current promotional pool OR have applied to a previous Correctional Deputy Warden job posting(s), you must submit an updated application for this position through JobAps to remain eligible for promotional consideration. 

All eligible candidates interested in Correctional Deputy Warden positions must apply to this posting to be eligible for promotion. 

Correctional Deputy Warden positions within a specialty DOC unit shall include an additional process with the Unit Director. Vacancies will be broadly announced through internal communication and candidates submitting a letter of interest must be in the "acceptable for promotion" category. 

Learn more about the vast opportunities with the state of Connecticut! 

Selection Plan

Application Process:

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.

In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the state of Connecticut.

Selection Process:

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

Applicants will be contacted directly to provide additional information, including: 
  • Last two performance evaluations; 
  • Resume; 
  • Facility selection form; 
  • COLLECT background form. 
Contact Information:

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Tyler Cashman at


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.


Two (2) years of experience at the level of Correctional Counselor Supervisor, Correctional Captain or Parole and Community Services Supervisor.


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.