Senior Detention Officer

Posted 1 month 18 days ago by CoreCivic

Permanent
Not Specified
Trades & Services
New Mexico, Milan, United States, 87021
Job Description
At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Senior Detention Officer who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.

Who We Are:
  • CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release.
  • Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.
What We Have:
  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.
What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

The Senior Detention Officer assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a detention facility. They directly supervises Detention Officers assigned to the shift. They also provide for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmates/residents legal rights.
  • Provide general supervision of Detention Officers and inmates/residents on the shift in the performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by the facility and corporate policy.
  • Conduct inspections of all housing and general use areas to ensure that proper standards, facility operating procedures and corporate guidelines of security, health, safety, sanitation and welfare are maintained; direct staff and inmate/resident resources to correct problems detected.
  • Assist in supervising the internal and external security of the facility; routinely inspect posts to observe alertness of personnel and to confirm security is properly maintained at all times.
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
  • Three years experience in a criminal justice field, which preferably includes one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • Additional education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
  • Completion of basic pre-service officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.
CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Email this Job