A candidate for this position must be a high school graduate or equivalent. The incumbent should have a minimum of 3 years of correctional experience. An associate’s degree in Criminal Justice could substitute for one 1 year of experience.
A candidate for this position must have knowledge of the principles of correctional institution management, knowledge of criminal codes, knowledge of Department policies and procedures, have the ability to use computers, manage difficult people, stress and be able to communicate effectively. A candidate should possess a valid driver’s license, certification as a Corrections Officer, CPR/AED, first aid and defensive tactics. Must be able to develop and maintain effective listening and observation skills. A candidate for this position must also pass a written and physical examination, pass a drug screen, not have a prior criminal record, and meet the physical and mental capacity requirements established for this class of position by the NH Retirement System.
Benefits include medical, dental, tuition reimbursement, pension, life and long term disability insurance.