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Disciplinary Hearing Officer

Location: Woodville, MS
Job ID: 56091
Facility: Wilkinson County Correctional Facility

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Overview

Pay: $15.68/hr.

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? MTC Facilities provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping offenders gain valuable skills and treatment necessary for success upon release. 

Position Title: Disciplinary Hearing Officer

Facility Name: WILKINSON COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Location: 2999 US-61, Woodville, MS 39669

Status: Full Time, Monday – Friday, 8AM-5PM

Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

Position Summary:

Reports to the deputy warden, operations.  Responsible for conducting fair and impartial hearings of inmates in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC), and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.  

Essential Functions:

  1. Review investigation results with the Chief of Security or Deputy Warden; then determine if there is sufficient evidence to support the charge prior to disciplinary report being filed.
  2. Ensure all facts are introduced at each hearing and determine the credibility of the facts presented.
  3. Ensure the narrative report describes the offense(s) with which the inmate is charged, and that any reasonable person can understand.
  4. Write request for continuance. 
  5. Call witnesses as necessary to present evidence. 
  6. Question witnesses via telephone or in person. Record statements.
  7. Interview informants and determine how knowledge was gained.
  8. Protect the identity of informants for security reasons.
  9. Ensure inmate rights are not violated. 
  10. Testify at disciplinary hearings.
  11. Make written notation on hearing records.
  12. Requires walking and climbing stairs.
  13. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed. 
  14. Maintain accountability of inmates 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:

High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years’ experience in criminal justice or related field required, one (1) year of which must be in a supervisory capacity.  Valid driver's license in the state of Mississippi with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management 

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

 

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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