Deputy Warden

Mabel Bassett Correctional Center

Recruitment #211021-UNCI-28


Mabel Bassett Correctional Center

Salary:  $5,357.04 monthly

This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Unclassified Job Descriptor

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job are responsible for serving as the Warden’s primary operating and/or administrative officer at a facility. Positions in this job will assume the duties of the facility’s Warden in their absence or at their direction.

Typical Functions:
*Responsible for secondary accountability of the operational and/or administrative aspects of a correctional facility which may include, but are not limited to: security and custodial care, classification, food service, health services, physical plant maintenance, inmate programmatic activities, religious activities, education, laundry, mail, canteen, correctional industries, agri-services.
*Assists the warden in preparing the facility’s budget and a variety of
correspondence, reports, and recommendations concerning the facility’s programs to departmental officials.
*Serves as the primary assistant to the Warden in managing the facility budget, staff and other resources.
*Provides guidance and information as approved by the Warden relating to the interpretation, applications of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to operation of a correctional institution; assists the warden in developing, implementing, and applying department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory and applicable regulatory agencies.
*Provides oversight to contract service providers as appropriate; serves on special project committees on various department related operational activities.
*Serves as a public relations contact for the facility as needed/required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of planning, and organizing activities of a correctional institution; of theory, techniques and trends in correctional administration, of the principles and practices of administration and management; of public relations methods; and laws concerning incarceration of felons. Knowledge of, and skill in, the use and application of appropriate information technology. Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of others and the operations of a correctional facility; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships, to organize and manage several projects simultaneously; and to analyze complex and security sensitive situations and adopt an appropriate course of action.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of professional level work experience in corrections or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Code: 8345 DOC Pay Grade: 12 & 13 Statutory Reference: 74 O.S. § 840-5.5 or 5.11 Effective Date: 11-01-18


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Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.