Law Enforcement and Security - Command Staff, Management
4 Year Degree
Harris County Sheriff's Office, the largest sheriff's office in Texas and the third largest in the Nation, is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to fill the top administrative position of the Harris County Jail. The candidate would possess a unique blend of experience, visionary leadership, technical competence, and superior communications skills to spearhead strategic planning and drive bottom-line results. The Chief of Corrections will be responsible for the day-to-day operations including but not limited to management of staff, security and emergency response and administrative services, including inmate programs and treatment to enhance rehabilitation and reintegration. The Chief of Corrections reports directly to the Sheriff.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or other related fields; and
Ten (10) years of supervisory or managerial experience with five (5) of those years working in jail administration, two of which were at the top leadership level.
Certification as a Jail Manager (CJM) through the American Jail Association; or,
Certification as a Correctional Manager (CCM) through the American Correctional Association (ACA); or
Graduate of JEEP or Jail Command College or National Institute of Corrections Jail Administrator School or National Jail Leadership Command Academy through SHSU
Must pass certification as a Texas Jailer by TCOLE within six months of hire date and maintain certification.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Must pass a psychological examination, drug screening and criminal background check by the Sheriff's Office.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Internal Number: 02804
About Harris County Sheriff's Office
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is the largest Sheriff Office in the State of Texas, and the third largest nationwide. Sheriff Gonzalez leads upwards of 5,000 employees to protect the County’s 4.5 million residents within the 1,700 square miles of Harris County.