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Classification Manager

Location: Chaparral, NM
Job ID: 50892
Facility: Corrections

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Schedule: Full Time

Benefit package includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug, and life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities

MTC is proud to operate the Otero County Processing Center in Chaparral, NM,  where our staff provide quality services to our local community. We value our professional and caring employees who are dedicated to improving people’s lives and we want YOU to join our team!

Position Summary:
Reports to the warden. Directly supervises the count room coordinator and clerk II. Responsible for the
management of classification in compliance with MTC and customer directives.

Essential Functions:
1. Plan, coordinate and supervise the administrative and programmatic activities of the department.
2. Coordinate with department heads and administrative staff on case management and classification
3. Maintain quality control for all documentation and official correspondence prepared by classification
staff that requires the signature and approval by the warden.
4. Assign housing assignments at the facility level.
5. Provide technical assistance and serve as a resource for the facility, Otero County and ICE on detainee
classification issues.
6. Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and recommend and implement department and
personnel changes as approved by the warden and coordinated with the human resource manager
prior to implementation.
7. Assist the warden in the preparation of the departmental budget; monitor and control expenditures.
8. Assist in the development and implementation of new and revised policies and procedures affecting
9. Develop and implement an effective classification system.
10. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and
intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding
social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
11. Maintain accountability of detainees and property; adhere to safety practices.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as
determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social services, or human services, and three (3) years related
experience required, one (1) of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Directly related experience may be
considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by management. Must successfully complete
pre-service training. Valid driver's license in the state of New Mexico or Texas with an acceptable driving
record required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:
Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and maintain appropriate facility clearance.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process.

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