Group Supervisor / Operations Supervisor, St. Peter, Minnesota

Created 02/12/2024
Employer Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Treatment
Reference 11446326
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City St. Peter
Zip 56082
Salary Competitive
When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives.

Working Title: Operations Supervisor
Job Class: Group Supervisor
Agency: Human Services Dept
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 02/10/2024
  • Closing Date: 02/26/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DCT St. Peter Region MMA
  • Division/Unit: MSOP Admin Svcs / MSOP SP CPS Ops Leadership
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift; 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $34.55 - $50.01 / hourly; $72,140 - $104,420 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 216 - Middle Management Association/MMA
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Executive
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking dynamic individuals to join the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) as Group Supervisor. The Group Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of Assistant Group Supervisors and Security Counselors at MSOP St. Peter and will design and organize program service delivery systems to their assigned work area. The Group Supervisor is responsible for promoting and supporting the mission and treatment philosophies of a client population represented by diverse cultures and needs, which require continued attention to ensure that dignity and respect are maintained in the process of providing a safe and secure setting. This position acts as the liaison between MSOP and the criminal/civil court systems and interacts with numerous professionals both within the Department of Human Services and with other agencies and entities.

The Group Supervisor leads and supervises Assistant Group Supervisors (AGS) and Security Counselors at the St. Peter campus of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP). Exceptional communication skills are a must as the Group Supervisor works with a variety of security and support staff to create an environment which adheres to policies and procedures while maintaining effective relationships with clients. As part of this team, the Group Supervisor promotes and supports the mission and treatment philosophies of a client population represented by diverse culture and needs which require continued attention to ensure that dignity and respect are maintained in the process of providing a safe and secure setting.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing oversight to staff to ensure duties are performed and achieved in a manner that supports the Minnesota Sex Offender Program mission and treatment philosophies.
  • Managing all aspects of employee training including training development, performance evaluation and identifying training needs.
  • Serving as a resource in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Promoting client participation in treatment programs and supporting pro-social interactions.
  • Managing and monitoring the physical, social, and therapeutic setting in order to maintain a safe and secure environment.


Minimum Qualifications

To qualify, applicants must:

Have three (3) years professional experience in a therapeutic, residential or corrective environment. Experience must include the following:
  • Case management, monitoring, or delivery of therapeutic services to individuals;
  • Supervising, mentoring, or providing lead work to staff

A Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Rehabilitation Therapy, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or a related field may be substituted for 1 year of experience; OR a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Rehabilitation Therapy, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or a related field may be substituted for 6 months of experience.

OR An equivalent combination of the above.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with patients/clients with sexual psychopathic personalities, sexually dangerous persons, mentally ill and dangerous, or with developmental disabilities
  • Knowledge of psychopathic personalities and sex offender treatment modalities
  • Our employees are dedicated to ensuring cultural responsiveness. Preferred candidates will have a variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned

Application Details

How to Apply

Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . For additional information about the application process, go to .

CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS: Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if they: 1) meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and 3) meet all Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation before the closing date.

If you have questions about the position, contact Michelle Sexe at

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to April Blakesley at

About Human Services Dept

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email and indicate what assistance is needed.

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