New job Deputy Warden in Wisconsin

Deputy Warden
Deputy Warden

Deputy Warden

Company : State of Wisconsin
Salary : $96,512 a year
Location : Wisconsin

Full Description


The Department of Corrections is focused on public safety through the custody and supervision of those in our care. Corrections employees have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of others through careers in a variety of fields. Using cutting-edge research and evidence-based approaches, employees implement lasting change with a positive impact for the people of Wisconsin.

Racine Correctional Institution and Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility is looking for highly qualified people for Deputy Warden.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Warden, this position will assist with the development, implementation and administration of security, treatment, support services and intake procedures for the facilities. This position will also provide the appropriate information to agencies, the legislature, and the public on matters pertaining to the facility, and implement the Affirmative Action/Civil Rights Compliance Plan (AA/CRC) in its areas of responsibility.

Salary Information

This position is in pay schedule/range 81/01 with an annual salary of $96,512. - $109,512., plus excellent benefits. Pay on appointment for current state employees may vary according to the applicable pay transaction provisions of the Compensation Plan, Wisconsin Administrative Code, and statutes. A 2-year Career Executive trial period is required.

Job Details

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application.

The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency of employment.

The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.

All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment.


Minimally qualified applicants will have experience:
  • With management or leadership of day-to-day operations in a multi-disciplinary security setting (e.g., treatment, medical, education, food service, social services, business, facilities, security, or others).
  • Supervising staff or leadership responsibilities (e.g., hiring, evaluating work, resolving disputes or discipline, staff development or training, etc.).
  • Coordinating, developing and maintaining working relationships with public and elected officials, state and community agencies, community leaders, local, county governments and officials, etc; using effective public relations techniques.

In addition to the above, well qualified applicants will have experience:
  • Working collaboratively with various departments in a correctional setting.
  • Working with treatment programs.

How To Apply

To apply, click on “Apply for Job” to start the application process. Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application. Your resume and letter of qualifications should detail your training and experience related to the qualifications listed in the job posting and are limited to a maximum of 4 pages.

For more information on developing your resume and letter of qualifications, please click here.

Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Permanent classified employees who are eligible for consideration as a transfer or voluntary demotion must complete the application process in order to be considered.

Questions can be directed to Kris Dowse, HR Specialist - Advanced at

Deadline to Apply

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on September 27, 2021.