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Deputy Detention Facility Superintendent - O`ahu

at Hawaii State Judiciary

Pay: up to $59616.00/year
Salary : $4,968.00 Monthly
Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 2357855

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Job Title:Deputy Detention Facility Superintendent - O`ahu
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$4,968.00 Monthly
Job Type:Various
Location: Honolulu/Kapolei
Recruitment Number 19-024TY, Deputy Detention Facility Superintendent, SR-24, Honolulu/Kapolei, O`ahu.

Note: This position provides detention services in both the Honolulu and Kapolei locations.  

Hours of Work - Rotating Shift: This position is required to perform duties on a rotating shift basis and/or to be scheduled outside of normal business hours to support a 24-hour, 7 days/week, year-round operation.

Testing Information: All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be required to pass an Attitudinal Test to be eligible for employment consideration. The Attitudinal Test is administered on O'ahu.  The examination notice is sent about two weeks prior to the test date.  Candidates must report for the exam in person.  We do not offer our exams online or out-of-state.
 Summary of Duties:
Assists the Detention Facility Superintendent in the direction and supervision of the various support and operational functions of the facility. Supervises and coordinates the day-to-day custody and care activities of a detention facility for juveniles; supervises the operational support services to complement the supervision of detainees. Serves in the absence of the Detention Facility Superintendent, and is subject to call in emergency situations during weekends, holidays and after work hours.
 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Education Requirement: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university, preferably with a major in a behavioral or social science. Excess experience of the type and quality described below, or any administrative, professional, technical, or other responsible work which required a high degree of analytical skill may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

General Experience Requirement: Two (2) years of experience in providing direct services to children and youth. This must have involved the knowledge and its application in dealing with the behavior and attitudes of youth, counseling and guidance, casework or groupwork techniques, or rehabilitative techniques.

Specialized Experience Requirement: One (1) year of progressively responsible professional counseling or other social services work experience in a criminal justice system (i.e., police, courts, corrections, or public/private rehabilitation agencies or organizations) which demonstrated the applicant's knowledge of the philosophy, principles, concepts and practices relating to the criminal justice system, rehabilitation or institutional programs.

Staff Specialist or Supervisory Experience Requirement: One (1) year of either:
  • Staff Specialist Experience: Work in a criminal justice system which included the development and/or modification of an institutional program, and/or work in a criminal justice system which included program development and evaluation and the development of new and revised procedures.
  • Supervisory Experience: Experience which included: (1) planning and directing the work of others; (2) assigning and reviewing their work; (3) advising them on difficult problem areas; (4) timing and scheduling their work; (5) training and developing of new employees; and (6) disciplining them when necessary.

*Administrative Aptitude: For the class Deputy Detention Facility Superintendent, administrative aptitude rather than administrative experience may be accepted. Administrative aptitude is the demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of administrative duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involved administrative activities (e.g., in planning, organizing, promoting and directing a program providing staff advice and assistance); interest in management demonstrated by the performance of work assignments in a manner which clearly indicates an awareness of managerial problems and the ability to solve them; completion of educational or training courses in the areas of management accompanied by the application of principles which were learned through work assignments; management's observation and evaluation of the applicant's leadership and managerial capabilities; or success in trial assignments to managerial and/or administrative tasks.

Allowable Substitutions:
  1. Possession of a master's degree from an accredited university with specialization in sociology, psychology, criminology, penology, social work or other related behavioral science may be substituted for two (2) years of General Experience.
  2. Successful completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in one of the fields described in (1) above may be substituted for two (2) years of General Experience and one (1) year of the Specialized Experience.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Requirement (28 CFR 115.117 and 115.317): The position that you are applying for has contact with detainees in a juvenile facility or lockup. In accordance with the Federal PREA Law, the State of Hawai'i shall not hire or promote anyone who may have contact with residents/detainees in a juvenile facility or lockup who:
a. Has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility or other institution;
b. Has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse;
c. Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in b above; or,
d.  Has been the subject of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment or resigned during a pending investigation of alleged sexual abuse or sexual harassment.

 Supplemental Information:

The following information must be submitted by mail or hand-delivered to: Hawai'i State Judiciary, Human Resources Department, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813.

Education:  Please submit a copy of your official transcripts or diploma at the time of application. If you are selected for a position, an official transcript (not a copy) will be required, indicating the completion of the training or the awarding of the appropriate degree.