at Arkansas Government Job in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: Nov 18, 2021

Req ID: 13948


Texarkana, AR, US, 71854


Anticipated Starting Salary: $50,222.00

Position Number: 22083386

County: Miller

Posting End Date: 11/29/2021

Anticipated Starting Salary: $50,222.00

Location: Southwest AR Center – Texarkana

The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

Position Information

Class Code: T033C

Grade: GS09


Salary Range: $50,222.00 – $72,822.00


The Arkansas Department of Correction/Department of Community Correction (ADC/DCC) Major is responsible for supervising and directing the activities of the correctional facility unit or for overall facility security. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises a protective service worker staff by interviewing, recommending hire/fire, assigning and reviewing job assignments and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Oversees, directs, and monitors staff and inmate/resident work activities by providing job instructions, and provides technical expertise on proper policies and procedures. Assures adequate security coverage in accordance with agency staffing requirements; evaluates situations, and determines an appropriate course of action. Investigates incidents to assure compliance with agency policy, councils residents and participates in disciplinary hearings for residents. Receives and reviews all inmate/residents disciplinaries to determine level. Observes and monitors resident/inmates’ movement to ensure proper security. Counsels inmates/residents on personal problems and prison adjustment problems. Prepares and writes activity reports and other routine reports. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent exposure to danger, overtime, weekend duty, and on call may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Knowledge of the characteristics of and response to human behavior. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies concerning the treatment of inmates/residents. Knowledge of correctional security requirements/practices. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of lower-level supervisors and/or subordinates. Ability to oversee security systems. Ability to interpret laws and regulations, and develop unit policies. Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in correctional security or law enforcement; including four years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Texarkana

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Job Posting: JC198027380

Posted On: Nov 20, 2021

Updated On: Dec 02, 2021