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Jail Corrections Administrator - Duluth (Open)

Company: St. Louis County
Location: Duluth
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Kind of Work

The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range for 2021. The full salary range, including longevity pay, is $36.72 - $52.08 per hour.

This position is part of theCivil Service Supervisory Unitrepresented by the St. Louis County Employees Association.

Highly responsible and specialized administrative work managing the St. Louis County Jail/Corrections Division.

Distinguishing Features of Work

An employee in this class is administratively responsible for the operations and programs of the Jail/Corrections Division of the County Sheriff's Office. Areas of responsibility include the following: establishing detention security plans, policies and procedures; ensures the Duluth, Hibbing and Virginia facilities are in compliance with State and Federal codes and standards; administering staff supervision and budget management functions of the division; directing the planning, development and administration of inmate reintegration programs; coordinating jail/corrections services with criminal justice agencies; and directing the administration of support activities including information systems, food service, plant maintenance and contracted services. The work is performed in accordance with established criminal justice/corrections system regulations under the general direction of the St. Louis County Sheriff.

Work Environment

These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled: FREQUENT: Near, midrange, and far vision; depth perception; field of vision; visual accommodation; color vision; hearing; bend neck; feel; use fingers; grasp; talk/speak; turn both wrists; work alone, with and around others; and work inside. OCCASIONAL: Lift and carry up to 20 pounds; balance; handle; kneel; maintain posture; move about; reach; rotate neck; sit; squat; stand; taste/smell; twist at waist; walk; traffic; clients with behavioral challenges; extended days; work outside; and drive.

Selection Process


  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral science, social science, corrections administration, police science, education or a related field; AND four years full-time paid experience in a supervisory or responsible program/operations coordinator position in a criminal justice agency or detention facility.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

RATING SYSTEM:Supplemental Questions will be 100% of the scoring process:

Points will be awarded based on the applicants answers to supplemental questions 5-10.

Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.

Please Note:When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage may time out after 30 minutes. It's recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the "Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes may result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.


  • May 18, 2021 -Applicant screening will begin
  • Week of June 7, 2021 -Supplemental question scoring to be completed
  • Week of June 24, 2021 - Interviews to be conducted


The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Department or online atwww.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.


If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:

  • Veteran: DD214
  • Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
  • Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
  • Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.

Please refer to Minnesota Statue 197.455 for additional requirements. ClickHere.


Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.


Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.


Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County are subject to a background investigation.


All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.


Appointees to the position must successfully complete a twelve month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.


St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: St. Louis County, Duluth , Jail Corrections Administrator - Duluth (Open), Other , Duluth, Minnesota

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