Corrections Advisors will provide a broad range of advice and technical assistance on corrections assistance issues.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
May serve as supervisors, directing and coordinating the activities of members of the U.S. contingent.
Explain general orders, messages and decisions of command staff to subordinates.
Keep all subordinates informed of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws and new techniques in police work.
Investigate charges of inefficiency or neglect of duty against contingent members; file reports or charges based on the findings.
Non-supervisors will typically be assigned to mentor or train at an advanced or specialized level and require additional expertise and/or additional certifications/licenses.
Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to demonstrate effective communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in English at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) Language Proficient Rating of 4 required.
Proficiency in French and Haitian Creole at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) Language Proficient Rating of 3 required.
Ability to evaluate job task performance of others within assigned field and to make appropriate recommendations for correct task performance.
Ability to effectively train other individuals in specified areas of expertise.
Effective analytical and communications skills.
A working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid United States driver’s license.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Moderate Risk Public Trust.
Experience & Education
Eight (8) years of work experience with a minimum of five (5) years of experience within the correctional service field.
Must be currently employed in the correctional service field or be recently retired/separated within the last five years.
Minimum of two (2) years experience in a managerial role (rank of sergeant or higher) in a prison or correctional facility of at least 100 beds or three (3) years as a section lead in a probation or parole program.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Ability to perform key responsibilities under conditions which may include:
limited supervision and resources, personal security risks, conflicting and changing priorities, primitive life support (lodging, food, and HVAC), language barriers, transportation limitations, disease, etc.
Must be able to pass and maintain the physical fitness, psychological, medical, defense tactics, and fire arms qualification requirements set forth by the contract.
This is an international position. Ability/Available to travel internationally to and around austere environments.