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Deputy Warden

Recruitment #130205-UNCI-02


  DO NOT submit an application for this position to Human Capital Management!

To apply, please follow the directions below:

Send resume, diploma, college transcript, and most current evaluation to:
           Chad Lynn, Human Resources Management Specialist
           Jackie Brannon Correctional Center
           P.O. Box 1999
           McAlester, OK  74502
           (918) 421-3308 (918) 426-0004 (FAX)


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:
„h 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.
„h 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.
„h Serves as the primary assistant to the Warden in managing the facility budget, staff
and other resources.
„h 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.
„h Provides oversight to contract service providers as appropriate; serves on special
project committees on various department related operational activities.
„h 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:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor¡¦s degree and four (4) years of supervisory or
administrative experience in a correctional institution, or closely related work.
Preferred Qualifications: Master¡¦s degree and five (5) years of supervisory or
administrative experience in a correctional institution, or closely related work.

Job Code: 8345 DOC Pay Grade: 12 & 13 Statutory Reference: 74 O.S. ¡± 840-5.5 or 5.11 Effective Date: 04-25-12




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