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Correctional Captain III

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $42780 to $72424/year
$42780 - $72424
Posted: 8/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2535371
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

Salary Grade:GN11                                                      Salary Range: $42,780 - $72,424

This position is located at Marion Correctional Institution in McDowell County, NC.
Employees in this class are involved in the planning, supervision, and coordination of activities at a close custody institution and supervise Correctional Lieutenant III's. Employees follow security policies and procedures, perform on-the-job training, assign and supervise custody staff, and coordinate administrative affairs within the facility. Employees may serve as the Officer-in-Charge. Position supervises more employees than the Correctional Captain I or II in institutions that typically include restrictive and controlled housing. Positions typically report to a Correctional Assistant Superintendent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Listed below are the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) associated with this position. These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed 'eligible' for the position. You must demonstrate through documented experience or provide supporting information within the body of your application to demonstrate your possession of ALL KSAs listed.

  • Documented supervisory skills in a prison facility.
  • Knowledge of facility operations.
  • Knowledge of Prison's policy and procedures.
  • Documented report writing skills.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and three years of experience as a Correctional Lieutenant, or 2 years of experience as a Correctional Lieutenant III; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualifications Must be eligible for certification by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The NC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
Online applications are only accepted through
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to for specific certification requirements.
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
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Maria Young
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(828) 757-5738