Jail Commander

$7,180 - $9,126 yearly
  • Columbia County
  • 901 Port Avenue, St. Helens, OR, USA
  • Jan 29, 2020
Full time Law Enforcement- Officer

Job Description

POSITION: JAIL COMMANDER. This position is a full-time management position, Civil Service exempt, FLSA exempt and not represented by a bargaining unit.

SALARY: $7,180 - $9,126 per month with additional incentive pay available for certain DPSST certifications. Appointment in range at hire will be negotiable. Excellent benefits, including paid PERS contribution and family health insurance plus generous leave benefits. See Benefits Offered section for details.

CLOSING: FEBRUARY 26, 2020. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via online submission.

DUTIES: Ensure the professional performance and administration of the Columbia County Jail. Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Columbia County Jail.

TO QUALIFY: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. At least 5 years’ progressively responsible experience in law enforcement, with at least one year of supervisory experience. Possession of the Corrections Officer Basic Certificate or higher from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). Possession of or ability to obtain within one year of hire Advanced DPSST Certification and, within two years of hire, the DPSST management certificate. Current/active equivalent certifications from other states will also be considered. An in-depth background check, including criminal history, will be conducted of final candidates.

TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form.
To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. Email completed application, resume, and any other requested document(s) in PDF format, before 5:00pm on the closing date to HR.Jobs@columbiacountyor.gov.

Application website (optional)

Go to www.ColumbiaCountyOR.gov and click on Jobs to download announcement and application form. Please follow the submittal instructions carefully.