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State of Washington Olympia, WA
  • Expired: November 19, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Full time Permanent (agency internal)
Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW)
  Please carefully read this posting in its entirety, as it contains important information for candidates. 
NOTE: This vacancy is for INTERNAL, WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS EMPLOYEES ONLY. The current opening is for Mission Unit at MCCCW which includes a Therapeutic Community and the Secured Housing Unit (SHU).
The Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a Full time permanent Correctional Unit Supervisor at MCCCW, located in Belfair, WA.
If you are interested in applying and would like to be considered, please apply online, attach a current Letter of Interest (preferably no more than two (2) pages) indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you believe you are the ideal candidate for the position, and a current ResumePlease include transcripts with your application to verify your education.
MISSION CREEK CORRECTIONS CENTER FOR WOMEN is a minimum-custody facility for adult women. MCCCW's focus is to prepare female offenders for their transition back into our communities. To do this, DOC provides opportunity for pre-screened offenders to work on supervised work crews which include sustainable projects, fish hatchery projects, salmon habitat preservation, and other community and park maintenance.  The offenders learn to develop good work ethics, expand their work skills and abilities, and provide a service to the community. In addition the facility provides other programs to enhance successful reentry.

The facility is located Tahuya State Forest outside Belfair, Washington about 30 minutes south of Bremerton. Some staff choose to live close by; others commute from surrounding areas of Bremerton, Gig Harbor, or Tacoma. Close to the Olympic Mountains, Hood Canal, and Case Inlet, the area affords opportunity for many kinds of outdoor activities and water sports. For more information on the area, go to

Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.

  • Supervise, monitor and direct the operations of an offender living unit to include security practices, offender program assignments, sanitation of the units, and compliance with DOC custody policies and operational memorandum.
  • Direct the security and accountability of offender's assigned to the unit. This ensures the safety of staff, offenders, visitors, volunteers, and the general public.
  • Administer and facilitate the Facility Risk Management Team/Multidisciplinary Facility Risk Management Team in their review and implementation of classification discussion and recommendations for offender programming, custody levels, and transition planning. Solicit input from all resources to include the offender.
  • Ensure the living unit sanitation level is consistent with expectations that are mandated by local, state, county, and federal guidelines and local facility standards.
  • Ensure all safety standards associated with living unit are consistent with expectations that are mandated by local, state, county, and federal guidelines and local facility standards.
  • Ensure all maintenance standards associated with the operation of the living unit are requested and completed in a timely manner that minimizes the impact on staff work areas and offender living conditions.
  • Ensure inspections/searches of offenders, offender property, and living unit, to include program and other areas of the unit, are completed in accordance with established Department policies and procedures.
  •  Plan, direct, and supervise the work of living unit staff, which includes support staff, Counselors, Correctional Officers, and Correctional Sergeants.
  • Participate in the recruitment process and submit recommendations to hire temporary or permanent staff.
  • Establish and prioritize performance and expectations for staff utilizing core correctional practices.
  • Conduct timely employee performance evaluations and ensure proper training is provided. Recognize good performance and appropriately document in the employee records. Assess staff individually for career development, personal/professional goals, and provide them with training and/or rotational experiences. Provide coaching and mentoring to staff and lead by example.
  • Monitor work performance; investigate and take appropriate corrective or recommend disciplinary action.
  • Ensure all persons supervised by this position read and comply with Department polices, Operational Memoranda and Post Orders/manuals.
  • Participate in the recruitment process and submit recommendations to hire temporary or permanent staff.
  • Oversee, conduct, and/participate in hearing, investigations, and meetings.
  • Coordinate scheduled activities to enable all offenders the optimum availability for participation.
  • Ensure resource information is made available to offenders regarding programs and transitional opportunities.
  • Create and support incentive programs and awards to promote unit morale and positive behavior.
  • Oversee, conduct, and/or participate in hearing, investigations, and meetings.
  • Oversee and/or conduct infraction hearings and classification hearings. Ensure all offender due process rights are afforded and applied in an objective and impartial manner.
  • Oversee and/or conduct investigation pertaining to allegations of staff misconduct, offender grievances, tort claims, and administrative segregation placements.
  • Stand-alone Minimum Facility Duties.
  • Serve as Facility Duty Officer on a rotational basis for notification of incidents at the facility per department policies and Operational Memoranda.
  • Serve as the Disciplinary Hearing Officer.
  • Supports the Therapeutic Community Program within the living unit operations.
Required Qualifications:
To qualify, applicants must be a permanent employee of the Washington State Department of Corrections, and possess the following: 

State of Washington


Olympia, WA
98504 USA