Applying To: Deputy Commissioner of Corrections
- Minimum: $85,410.00
- Maximum: $134,030.00
Incumbents in this position assist in directing the operations of municipal detention facilities for adults, including the supervision of related programs and the Training Academy, and oversee all Corrections Division operations in the absence of the Commissioner.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Deputy Commissioner of Corrections
A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field; plus five years of experience at a major adult correctional institution including at least one year in an upper level management capacity with responsibility for directing the activities of one or more large correctional facilities. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.
Reopened December 20, 2022
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
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