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Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility is to protect the public from people who pose a threat to society. Our mission is accomplished by operating a safe, secure, and humane facility that is in compliance with state and federal law, as well as the American Correctional Association standards. Our employees are highly trained professionals and will uphold ethically sound behavior at all times.

Motto: Pride, Performance, Professionalism.

About the Facility

The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, located in Central Falls, RI, is operated by the Central Falls Detention Facility Corporation (CFDFC). It is a quasi-public corporation governed by a five-member Board of Directors appointed by the Mayor of Central Falls. The Board, in turn, appoints an administrator of the corporation who is responsible for overseeing the management and overall operation of the corporation and the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility.

The Facility operates at maximum security providing housing for up to 730 adult male and up to 40 adult female detainees and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). During the most recent re-accreditation audit, the Facility received a 100% rating on all mandatory and non-mandatory ACA standards.

Regular inspections of the Facility are conducted by various oversight agencies including the United States Marshals Service, Quality Assurance Reviews and Rhode Island Department of Public Health among others.

Detainees housed within the facility are in the custody of the United States Marshals Service’s various jurisdictions including, but not limited to: Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont. The facility also houses detainees who are in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, United States Navy, and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe.

Chief of Support Services

(Assistant Warden)

The Donald W. Wyatt Detention facility is looking for a candidate to fill the Chief of Support Services position. This position reports directly to the Warden, and conducts oversight and supervision of the following areas:

  • Oversight and management of policies, post orders, ACA Accreditation, and compliance processes;
  • Oversight of contract staff in the Food Service and Commissary areas;
  • Oversight of the facilities Training Department;
  • Oversight of Investigations and Mailroom operations.

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of correctional experience and have held the position of Correctional Captain or an upper level management position. Candidates must also have an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Years of correctional experience may be substituted for education.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their resume with a cover letter to Maggie Ramos, Human Resource Director, Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility 950 High Street, Central falls RI, 02863 or mramos@wyattdetention.com or fax to 401-721-0454 Submission deadline is September 30, 2016.

Officer Recruitment

The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility is continuously seeking motivated men and women of good moral character to participate in future Correctional Officer Training Academy's.

If you would like to be notified of future application dates please send an email to hiring@wyattdetention.com

Medical Staff Positions Available

  • Register Nurse - Per Diem

  • Licensed Practical Nurse - Per Diem

  • Medication Aide - Per Diem

Schedule determined by the Health Services Administrator.  Please submit a cover letter and resume by September 30, 2016 to: Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, Human Resource Department, 950 High Street, Central Falls, RI 02863, or you may e-mail your cover letter and resume to hiring@wyattdetention.com or submit via fax to 401-721-0454. EOE M/F/D/V

Human Resources Assistant

There is one (1) full-time opening for the position of Human Resource Assistant. Please submit a cover letter and resume September 30, 2016 to: Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, Human Resource Department, 950 High Street, Central Falls, RI 02863, or you may e-mail your cover letter and resume to hiring@wyattdetention.com or submit via fax to 401-721-0454. EOE M/F/D/V

Contacting the Facility

Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility
950 High Street
Central Falls, RI 02863-1506

General Information: 401-729-1190
Fax: 401-729-1194

Human Resources
401-721-0308
hiring@wyattdetention.com

Aramark Detainee Accounts
401-721-0378