Director of Internal Affairs

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Job Opening: Director of Internal Affairs
Posting Date: November 9, 2022
Facility: George W. Hill
Salary: $78,000-82,000/year


Summary

The Director of Internal Affairs serves as a member of the Executive Administration in the George W. Hill Correctional Facility and is responsible for the management and operations of the Internal Affairs department within the facility. The director manages and supervises the investigators and other assigned staff within the unit, collaborates with criminal justice partners (to include, but not limited to Delaware County Criminal Investigation Division), and conducts investigations within the facility. The director will inform and revise policies pursuant to standards and applicable laws. The director will maintain confidentiality and integrity. The director will report directly to the Deputy Warden of Training and Security Operations and Warden.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Provides direction, supervision and performs administrative functions in the Internal Affairs Department.

Directs and administers internal investigations and provides referrals for criminal prosecution, if indicated.

Conducts and supervises internal investigations and official inquiries, into cases of staff and/or incarcerated person misconduct as assigned by the Deputy Warden and Warden.

Conductions interviews of alleged victims, witnesses, and suspects as it pertains to internal investigations and/or official inquiries.

Gathers intelligence and assists in enhancing institutional policies and procedures to increase the standards of safety and security within the institution.

Evaluates security procedures and may make recommendations in all areas concerning physical control of incarcerated persons, searches, shakedowns, counts, inmate transportation, and security threat groups.

Interprets, analyzes all gathered intelligence, information and data in order to identify and track trends not limited to introduction of contraband and security threat group activities within the facility.

Prepares and submits comprehensive investigative documents and associated reports to support investigative findings.

Maintains case logs, files, recordings and other documents as required.

May recommend appropriate action if necessary.

Will establish a mechanism for the receipt, investigation, and resolution of misconduct complaints.

Review facility cameras to ensure all cameras are operable at all times.

Upload and create an electronic video file for all Use of Force (UOF) incidents and make recommendations to prison staff.

Assist with reviewing all Critical Incident Reports (CIR) daily for accuracy and all necessary information for each incident.

Acts as the facility’s official liaison with Delaware County Criminal Investigations Division (CID) and other law enforcement agencies.

Testify at court hearings on behalf of the facility when necessary.

Assists with training of all new correctional employees regarding investigative matters and report writing.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Warden


Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma or GED; College degree highly desirable

Three (3) years of experience in a correctional or law enforcement role (A combination of education and work experience may be taken into consideration based on management’s discretion.)

Knowledge of basic investigative procedures and practices.

Knowledge of applicable agency policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

Skilled in conducting confidential investigations.

Must be able to complete PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Specialized Investigator Training within three months of assuming duties.

Must possess good problem-solving abilities and strong analytical abilities.

Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Flexibility in work schedule and days off when necessary.

Ability to write reports and correspondence and to speak effectively before groups of employees.

Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


Working Conditions

Standard jail facility and office environment. Incumbent performs duties in a jail facility which may involves sitting and walking at will, walking/standing and/or sitting for long periods, lifting/ carrying heavy objects, crouching/kneeling, bending at the waist, close and far vision, reaching, handling/ grasping/fingering objects, hearing sounds/communication. Incumbent is frequently exposed to the hazards associated with jail operations, such as potentially violent individuals and communicable disease.

NEVER OCCASIONALLY (0-30%) FREQUENTLY (31-60%) CONTINUOUSLY (61-100%)
LIFTING OR CARRYING
1-10 LBS X
11-20 LBS X
21-40 LBS X
41-60 LBS X
61 OR MORE LBS X
PUSHING OR PULLING
1-40 LBS X
41-60 LBS X
61 OR MORE LBS X
BENDING OR STOOPING X
REACHING ABOVE SHOULDER LEVEL X
DRIVING AUTOMATIC EQUIP. VEHICLES X
WORKING WITH MACHINERY X
CLIMBING X
WALKING X
STANDING X
SITTING X
WORKING IN EXTREME TEMPERATURES X

Delaware County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, membership in an employee organization, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, or hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO/AA


Contact

To apply, please fill out the online application form.



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