Established: 08/17
FLSA: Exempt



Under direction, to plan, organize and direct the central administrative functions for Community Corrections probation and parole programs and residential work release corrections programs for adult offenders, including budget, accounting, management analysis and administrative support; and to do other work as required.


The Community Corrections Department is responsible for supervising adult offenders on parole or probation, including assessment, rehabilitative and restorative program services, and residential services. The Department is currently under contract with the Sheriff’s Department for management services.

The Community Corrections Manager, Senior is a single-incumbent classification responsible for overseeing diverse administrative functions, and assists in the administrative aspects of program planning, policy development, and public relations. The Community Corrections Manager, Senior reports to a Captain who serves as the Community Corrections Department Director.

The Community Corrections Manager, Senior is the second in command within the department and differs from the Captain who oversees department-wide operations and has authority and responsibility for strategic direction of the department’s mission and outcomes. This classification differs from the Community Corrections Manager, which has broad management and operational responsibilities to oversee a variety of programs, but does not have department-wide responsibility.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Assists the Department Director in the administration of department personnel, programs, services and operations; acts as the director in his/her absence; manages individual projects as requested by the director; develops systems and controls to improve quality of performance and customer services; performs research studies and prepares reports; analyzes solutions and costs; recommends and implements improvements to corrections programs.
  2. Oversees and monitors management staff responsible for department personnel; maintains contact with adjudicating authority, public agencies and other County departments and employees; participates in program management meetings; supports supervisory staff in resolving complaints made by the public and/or program participants.
  3. Develops and administers corrections, probation and parole, and residential services operations plans, policies and procedures; develops and oversees implementation of procedures and guidelines to meet established goals and standards; analyzes legislation which may affect department activities; ensures compliance with Federal, State and local statutes, rules and regulations.
  4. Hires and directs management, supervisory, professional, paraprofessional, administrative, and food services staff to provide quality service to citizens and County staff; prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development programs; promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and with other County departments; provides consultation and direction to divisions on personnel issues such as discipline, grievances, staffing, recruitment, employee development, employee relations, promotions and layoffs; may participate in collective bargaining processes as a member of the management negotiating team.
  5. Prepares and administers department contracts for services and capital purchases; prepares requests for proposals; negotiates terms and conditions; monitors contracted services for legal, fiscal and program compliance.
  6. Participates in the development and administration of annual and supplemental budgets for residential services, probation and parole programs, and correctional programs; forecasts, monitors and reviews programs’ budgets, revenues and expenditures; researches alternate funding sources; prepares and/or reviews grant proposals; coordinates presentation of budget proposals to County Budget Committee and Board of County Commissioners; coordinates fiscal operations with County Finance.
  7. Provides direction and assistance to management staff regarding technical, procedural and policy issues; reviews statutory interpretations and utilization of resources; develops, coordinates and monitors department’s goals and results related to County-wide initiatives.
  8. Represents the department to public and private agencies and groups; makes technical presentations before commissions, boards and the public; participates in task forces to coordinate intergovernmental programs; develops processes to ensure that responses to citizen inquiries and complaints are timely and effective.
  9. Coordinates the activities of contractors and County personnel providing maintenance, repair and purchase of equipment, supplies and services for department programs.


Thorough knowledge of: Practices and procedures of the adult criminal justice system, including sentencing, restitution, and supervision in the community; administration of correctional programs; laws, policies, rules and standards applicable to the administration of a community based residential services program or probation and parole programs; behavior and adjustment problems of adult offenders; corrections theory and methods including security procedures; participatory management theories; techniques of grant preparation and administration; principles and practices of public administration, including management analysis, organizational design, program planning and analysis, budget, grant and contract administration and personnel management; government financing methods and funding sources; state and local government operating methods and procedures; techniques of negotiation and public relations.

Skill to: Develop and implement operational policies; develop and evaluate goals, procedures, objectives and programs; plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise an administrative services program; formulate and evaluate policies and procedures; develop, evaluate and justify division budget requests and grant proposals; administer and control the distribution of funds according to approved budget or grant; compile and analyze data and develop recommendations; design, develop and implement systems and procedures for efficient department or division operations; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making; respond to changes desired by citizens and County staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with law enforcement, probation, court personnel, service agencies, contractors, elected officials, government agencies, County employees and the public; interpret and apply provisions of federal, state and local legislation, rules and regulations affecting the administration of division policies and programs; plan, assign, organize, evaluate and direct the work of supervisory, professional, administrative and food service personnel; prepare clear and concise reports; resolve complaints tactfully while dealing with the public or residents.


Must be able to pass a post-offer physical examination and be eligible for DPSST certification.

Must successfully pass an extensive background investigation including national fingerprint records check.

Must pass a pre-employment drug test.

Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbent(s) must possess a valid driver’s license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.


Any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills.