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Chief of Classification

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Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 53403
Facility: Gregory S. Coleman Correctional Facility

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Pay:  $22.00 per hour

Work with a purpose! Begin a career as part of an administrative team, utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of a correctional resident.

Position title: Chief of Classification

Facility name: Gregory S. Coleman Unit and Kyle Correctional Center

Location: 1400 MLK Jr. Industrial Blvd., Lockhart, Texas 78644

Work schedule:  Full time/8-Hour Shift 

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • AD&D as well as short-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job responsibilities: Reports to the Assistant Warden. Supervises the count room clerks.  Responsible for the management of classification, which includes case management and reception/discharge procedures in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential functions include but not limited to:

  1. Serves as the unit classification committee chairperson; schedules appropriate unit personnel to participate in committee; monitors the committee documentation to ensure in is within policy; schedules offenders to appear before the committee for assignment of appropriate custody levels, housing and work assignment, protection, and safekeeping.
  2. Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance, and recommend and implement department and personnel changes as approved by the major, programs and coordinated with the human resources supervisor prior to implementation.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE). 
  • Major course work in Behavioral Science, Criminal Justice, or related field preferred. 
  • Each year of experience as described below in excess of the required three (3) years may be substituted for thirty (30) semester hours from an accredited college or university on a year-for-year basis. 
  • Three (3) years full-time, wage-earning correctional custody, law enforcement, Offender case management, or correctional unit operations experience. 
  • One (1) year full-time, wage earning Offender classification experience required. 
  • A valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

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. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.


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