Director of Community Corrections

Lexington Fayette Urban County Government | Lexington, KY

Date Posted: 8/28/2020 2:57:35 PM


Full-time; Pay Grade 534 This position is Exempt and not eligible for overtime.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this classification is to provide leadership and direction to employees who maintain care, custody and control of over 1,200 inmates; and, provide a constitutional level of care within budget. This classification works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in corrections, criminal justice, business administration or related field; and, over ten years of progressive experience in the criminal justice field with a preference in corrections; or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid Driver’s License


  • Oversees and leads the daily operations, development, and management of the division.
  • Represents the division in public meetings and coordinates with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies on various projects, as needed.
  • Directs the development of internal policies, procedures, standards, guidelines and regulations; ensures compliance with all laws and regulations.
  • Prepares various reports for administration and provides special

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: For positions located within the Division of Community Corrections, must be a United States citizen; Must be at least 21 years of age; subject to extended duty hours and a 24-hour call back; subject to shift work, holidays and weekend duty; Must not have been convicted of any felony or serious misdemeanor; and, subject to an extensive background check and bi-annual tuberculosis testing.

CLOSING STATEMENT: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year. Direct Deposit is required of all employees. Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical. All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect. The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment. Web Site: E-mail:

Salary Information: Minimum Salary $98,797.92 annually
Application Deadline: 09/07/2020

Submit LFUCG electronic application through and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer. ***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

Division of Human Resources
200 E Main St, 8th Floor
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 8592583030
Fax: 8592583059