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Senior Detention Officer

Company: Core Civic
Location: Eden
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

$22.71 / per hour

At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.We are currently seeking aSenior Detention Officerwho has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting.Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

The Senior Detention Officer assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a detention facility. Directly supervises Detention Officers assigned to the shift. Provides for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmate's/resident's legal rights. Supervises the count of inmates/residents and directs adherence to all key control procedures. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift.

  • 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.
    • 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 least18 years of age.
      CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE - including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Core Civic, San Angelo , Senior Detention Officer, Other , Eden, Texas

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