Has been with DOC since 2003
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2016) — Rodney Moore has been named Director of Personnel Services for Kentucky Department of Corrections, Commissioner Rodney Ballard announced today.
Moore comes to this post after serving as the payroll branch manager in the Division of Personnel since August 2013. In his new role as director, Moore will oversee the department’s human resource needs, including payroll, personnel and recruitment.
“Rodney Moore is an excellent choice for this position,” said Ballard. “His diverse Corrections experience and passion for our agency make him ideally suited to lead our Personnel Division.”
After serving in the Navy, Moore began his DOC career in April 2003 as a correctional officer at Northpoint Training Center (NTC). He was promoted to sergeant at NTC in January 2007. In September 2007, he was promoted to lieutenant at Blackburn Correctional Complex. While in these roles, Moore served as a member of the Department’s Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Moore’s career in human resources began in 2009 when he assumed the role of human resources administrator at the Frankfort Career Development Center (FCDC). Moore was responsible for oversight of personnel, payroll and served as the institutional training coordinator for FCDC. In July 2011, upon the closure of FCDC, Moore was transferred to human resources specialist III in the Payroll Branch and then promoted to human resources administrator 2012.
During his career, Moore has been recognized with numerous awards, including employee of the month and was a 2011 achievement award recipient. He is a 2013 graduate of the Commissioner’s Executive Leadership Program. Upon graduating, he served as a mentor and project coach for the program. Moore is also a member of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources and the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency.