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Job Category: Senior-Level Administrator
Reference #: 52417
Job Title: Deputy Warden
Hiring Organization: Arizona Department of Corrections
Salary Range:
Closing Date: 05/29/2020
Job Location: Arizona
Prison Operations Division
2100 South Highway 87
Winslow, AZ 86047

Under the direct supervision of the Complex Warden, this position will oversee the day-to-day operations of the correctional facility operations and will serve as acting Warden in his/her absence.

  • Provides leadership and supervision to operations staff and activities at complex
  • Ensures the secure and safe operations of complex
  • Performs security and physical plant inspections – reviews and evaluates results
  • Maintains operations budget and expenditure reports and advises the Warden of any deficiencies
  • Oversees the development and operation of work, education, and recreational programs for the inmates
  • Monitors and advises on high level matters throughout the institution
  • Oversees inmate management
  • Evaluates units for compliance with policies and procedures
  • Reviews and approves personnel actions including training, scheduling, performance evaluations, discipline, hiring and terminations
  • Develops, proposes and implements policy or procedural changes regarding security and programs issues in the complex
  • Conducts staff meetings
  • Attends training and/or meetings as required
  • Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment
  • Provides leadership and supervision to unit Deputy Wardens

Knowledge of:
  • State and federal laws and regulations relating to Corrections, department policies and institutional directives and personnel rules
  • Arizona Criminal Code
  • Criminal and civil court hearing procedures
  • Correctional management including: security, personnel, maintenance, warehousing, food service and fiscal areas
  • Human Resources
  • Principles and practices of supervision
Skill in:
  • Written and verbal communications
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Administrative, managerial, leadership and supervisory techniques
  • Planning, organization and time management
Ability to:
  • Adhere to all Departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Evaluate effectiveness of correctional programs and divisional operations based on objective data

Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued drivers license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

  • Prefer previous experience as a Deputy Warden (Correctional Administrator III)
  • Prefer Administrative or Business management experience and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Corrections, Public Administration, Business Administration or Sociology/Social Science or actively pursuing education degree

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and a drug test* and a medical/physical examination.  

*We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace.  ADCRR conducts statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety-sensitive positions.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 
  • Sick leave
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

Positions in this classification participate in the Correctional Officer Retirement Plan (CORP). Current ADCRR Employees:  Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.


Contact the ADCRR Employment Unit at (602) 771-2100 x231 for assistance with the application process.
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JOB ID: 52417
Additional Online Information: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=3E0B
Contact Information: Adlih Santiago
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