Montgomery City County Personnel

Detention Facility Director (#CO0460)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The Detention Facility Director provides administrative leadership to the Montgomery County Detention Facility and oversees the daily operations of the facility.  The responsibilities of this position include developing and monitoring facility policies and procedures; directly supervising a Detention Facility Assistant Director; indirectly supervising Captains, Lieutenants, Sergeants, Officers and civilians; overseeing facility operations, investigating and resolving complaints; preparing and monitoring the facility’s budget, acting as a liaison between the inmates and the officers and between the facility and the court and legal systems; and helping ensure the safety of staff and inmates .  The Director receives minimal supervision in the form of work product review.  Assignments are made by the Sheriff and the Chief Deputy in the form of concepts or ideas.  The incumbent is responsible for devising methods and practices and for the administration of the final concept or idea.  Errors in judgment on the part of the incumbent could result in law suit and/or loss of safety and/or life by personnel and inmates.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or public administration or a closely related field and five years of correctional supervisory/management experience including at least two years at the level of Detention Facility Assistant Director in an institution comparable to or larger than the Montgomery County Detention Facility in size and comparable to the inmate population with respect to age and severity of offense.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CO0460; EST: ; REV: 2/25/2019;