Job Description


Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position oversees the continuous monitoring and protection of the facility, personnel and residents. It evaluates suspected security breaches and recommends corrective actions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Provides direct supervision and guidance to security staff.

* Recruits, hires, orients, trains and evaluates security staff.

* Ensures overall security operations are conducted in accordance with established policies, procedures.

* Coordinates facility training program in conjunction with federal, state, local and corporate requirements and guidelines.

* Ensures that required security inspections of the facility are conducted and documented in a thorough and timely manner.

* Ensure that all resident pat downs, headcounts, quarter searches, urinalyses, and breath analysis are conducted as required.

* Ensures the coordination of scheduled inmate transports between facility and various locations including courts or medical treatment facilities.

* Oversees the inmate disciplinary process to ensure compliance with policy, procedure and minimum standards.

* Monitors daily activities to ensure they are in conjunction with established building schedule.

* Conduct routine inspections of all areas of the within and surrounding the facility.

* Reviews daily staffing to ensure appropriate coverage.

* Investigates alleged staff misconduct and submit written report to management for review.

* Reviews all required security reports including incident, disciplinary, accident, or inspection for thoroughness and accuracy

* Inspects the facility on a daily basis for cleanliness and safety compliance.

* Ensure weekly fire safety inspections and month fire evacuation drills are conducted.

* Acts as Facility Director in his/her absence.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

* Associate's degree in corrections, criminal justice, human services or a related field. (Educational requirements may be waived for someone with a strong correctional or human services background and supervision skills.)

* Minimum of two years of management and supervisory experience within a correctional setting.

* Familiar with community corrections systems and current community corrections practices.

* Knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience with offenders preferred.

* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manuals and routine instructions and procedures.

* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

* Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion.

* Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the facility

* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

* Must hold a currently and active driver's license and meet state insurance requirements.

* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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