Correctional Facility Manager (Public Service Manager I) - L

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in South Portland, Maine, United States

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Correctional Facility Manager (Public Service Manager I) – Long Creek Youth Development Center

South Portland , Maine , United States | Correctional Services | Full-time Apply by: May 24, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Correctional Facility Manager – Public Service Manager I

Code:MO28 Pay Grade: 28 $58,302.40 to $79,643.20


Open: May 10, 2022

Close: May 24, 2022


Maine’s only State run facility housing youth offenders is looking for someone who is career minded and goal oriented. The Department of Corrections is accepting applications for Correctional Facility Manager (Public Service Manager I) at Long Creek Youth Development Center, South Portland, Maine. The position is open to Maine Department of Corrections employees and outside candidates.


The Long Creek Youth Development Center is the Department of Corrections’ only youth facility, housing residents of all classifications. This is work of a managerial nature managing facilities/programs (Food Services, Warehouse and Maintenance) in a correctional environment. Work includes planning, coordinating, and implementing the operations and functionalities of these facility programs. This position will be responsible for the allocation of physical and financial resources within the organization, directing and managing facility maintenance and repair activities, food, and warehouse programs. This position is supervising contract execution for maintenance and minor repair projects, interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations, and insuring compliance with the ACA.


To be successful in this position you must have knowledge and abilities in areas such as:

+ Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

+ Knowledge of production and workflow management.

+ Knowledge of inventory and material cost control methods and procedures.

+ Knowledge of sales and marketing practices.

+ Knowledge of security procedures and practices.

+ Knowledge of modem principles, practices, tools, and techniques.

+ Knowledge of budgetary, personnel, and contracting procedures.

+ Ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates.

+ Ability to direct, supervise, and evaluate staff performance.

+ Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and orally.

+ Ability to use applicable computer programs.

+ Ability to understand and follow complex instructions.

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

+ Ability to foresee potential issues in facility processes which may impact maintaining the facility.

+ Ability to anticipate and analyze problems, reach logical conclusions, and make sound decisions.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Science, Business or Public Administration, or related field, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible management experience in correctional programs and facility operations including experience in a supervisory and/or advanced administrative capacity. Related experience may be substituted for education requirements on a year-for-year basis.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience dealing with juveniles in a correctional setting.


No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage- The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit- Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.

+ Dental Insurance- The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan- The State of Maine contributes 19.63% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement- Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts- Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness- The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation- Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC213178658

Posted On: May 12, 2022

Updated On: May 26, 2022