Tennessee State Jobs – Correctional Program

Website State of Tennessee

Job Description:

The mission of the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is to operate safe and secure prisons and provide effective community supervision in order to enhance public safety. The department manages and operates or oversees 14 state prisons housing approximately 21,000 offenders. In addition, the department supervises some 79,000 offenders on probation, parole, or community correction and operates six Day Reporting/Community Resource Centers across the state. The department is fully accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in directing and coordinating correctional programs such as offender classification, foster and group homes or institutional farms.
  • Assigns, trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff and their work; reviews and makes recommendations on employment, promotion, demotion, transfer and other human resources actions.
  • Develops, implements and monitors correctional program policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to substantial (five or more years of) full-time varied increasingly responsible professional correctional experience including at least two years of supervisory work; qualifying full-time professional experience in correctional work may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years; additional graduate coursework in a field pertinent to correctional work may be substituted for the required non-supervisory experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years .

Job Details:

Company: State of Tennessee

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Davidson, TN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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