Klamath County Oregon
  • 30-Jan-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Community Corrections
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • DF15 $5,851-6,328
  • Salary
  • Full Time



To plan, direct and review the activities and operations of the Community Corrections Department including the Probation and Parole, Community Corrections Center, and Program Services; to coordinate assigned activities with other County departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible complex administrative support to the County Board of Commissioners. Receives administrative direction from the County board of Commissioners. Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional, technical and administrative support staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Directs the Community Corrections Department's operations and activities; develop, plan, and implement department goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures.

02 Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Department's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.

03 Administer and direct the provision of community correction service components to offenders including program planning, fiscal management and planning, evaluation and monitoring.

04 Confers with the Board of County Commissioners regarding the activities and programs of the department.

05 Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the Corrections Department budget; direct the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement midyear adjustments.

06 Coordinate Department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations.

07 Prepare annual corrections plan in conjunction with the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council and departmental staff.

08 Confers with community leaders or groups to discuss the activities and programs of the Community Corrections department; represents the department before the public; Participate on a variety of boards and commissions; attend and participate in professional groups and committees.

09 Travels to various meetings regarding new developments and proposed legislation.

10 Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.

11 Serves as a member of the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC); recruits members and serves as liaison to the Board of County Commissioners.

12 Ensures that the Community Corrections programs provide for public safety needs; responds to crises in a manner consistent with county and public interests; Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.

13 Drafts and revises departmental policies and procedures; ensures review, input and approval from the Board of County Commissioners; ensures implementation of revised and new policies.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor degree or equivalent; or more than 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications Required For Entry:

Knowledge of criminal justice system, corrections theory; knowledge of the behavior and adjustment problems of adult offenders; knowledge of modern and complex principles and practices of community corrections program development and administration; knowledge of organization and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs; knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management; knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal planning, budget preparation and administration; knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation; knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences or proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals; ability to effectively administer a variety of community corrections program activities; ability to gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion; ability to select, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; ability to design and implement fiscal systems; ability to identify and respond to public, and Board of Commissioners issues and concerns; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with individuals, whether members of the public or coworkers, from diverse groups and backgrounds; ability to interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Current Oregon Driver's License

02 DPSST Parole and Probation certification

03 CJIS Certification

04 CPR/First Aid

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages four subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 42 employees in the Community Corrections. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing


Must pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.

Klamath County Oregon
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