Merrimack County Vacancy

Job Opens: April 1, 2021
Job Closes: April 23, 2021

Corrections Superintendent

Merrimack County Department of Corrections

Boscawen, New Hampshire


Superintendent will oversee a 315-bed Jail, located in Boscawen NH.     The building has 7 housing units: reception, work release, minimum, general, female, maximum, and medical classifications and is designed to support objective-based classification and direct supervision management concepts along with a Community Corrections Center.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in and a commitment to this operational philosophy.  Administrative and leadership abilities required to maintain the management philosophy of the organization; monitor and motivate personnel; manage the annual operating budget; interpret and clarify regulations, policies and procedures; and represent the Department of Corrections within and outside of the County.


Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social sciences, public administration, or related field; ten years’ experience in criminal justice, social services or related field, with five years managerial/administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 


Salary:  Negotiable based on experience and qualifications.


Merrimack County offers a full benefit package including health, dental, vacation and sick leave, short-term disability, Section 125 plan, deferred compensation plans as well as Group II State Retirement.


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