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The GEO Group, Inc.
Job Description

Job Description
We are seeking a Correctional Officer Sergeant to join a dynamic Corrections Facility Management team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world leading organization that provides diversified services to government agencies around the globe. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a network of career opportunities. 

Correctional Officer Sergeant – Asst. Shift Supervisor – Security Specialist – Management

Job Responsibilities
As an Officer Sergeant you will be responsible for all security and control related functions during duty shift per management instructions. You will seek to provide maximum facility coordination in prisoner supervision and safety. You will be responsible for promoting an atmosphere conducive to character development of detainees/inmates and staff through the encouragement of favorable behavior patterns, arrangement of physical facilities and influencing relationships among detainees/inmates.
Other responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assisting in supervising all security functions during shift as assigned by management
  • Supervising the feeding of inmates/detainees during meal time
  • Making routine inspections of all security equipment
  • Assisting staff with unit counts
  • Ensuring submission of and reviewing reports written by officers during shift
  • Assuring that officers receive on-the-job training and safety training
  • Directing inspection of perimeter to test alarm systems
  • Assisting officers and staff with unruly inmates
  • Investigating and reporting causes of inmate/detainee disturbances
  • Facilitating prompt and appropriate assistance to detainees/inmates in the event of injury, illness or emotional trauma
  • Providing training and performing inspections of work performed by inmates/detainees
  • Assuring that inmates/detainee under security supervision receive safety training
  • Providing management with input into decisions concerning employee performance
  • Assisting in review of staff effectiveness by conducting frequent physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures
Correctional Officer Sergeant – Assistant Shift Supervisor – Security Specialist – Management  

Job Requirements
As an Officer Sergeant you must be flexible, intellectually alert and able to command the respect and confidence of detainees/inmates and staff. You must possess a working knowledge of correctional laws and applicable court orders. You must be philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance for mental stress. If this describes you, apply today!
Other requirements of the Shift Supervisor role include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must meet the requirements of a Correctional Officer
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a correctional setting
  • Proven work history with sound abilities to write communications, documents, policy, court room defenses, contract negotiations, and other required written correspondence
  • Must be able to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to coordinate staffing requirements for security supervisors and officers
  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certificate of satisfactory completion
  • Ability to obtain certification for training such as CPR, First Aid and firearms
Correctional Officer Sergeant – Assistant Shift Supervisor – Security Specialist – Management

As an Officer Sergeant you will be part of a stable, established and yet still growing organization with a great deal of diversification, which will present you with a range of different challenges. Since we do prefer to promote from within, you will have opportunities to move to other facilities, as well as to different divisions within the company. We value your hard work and professional dedication and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes full benefits.
Your benefits will include:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Stock purchase program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Legal program – Legal Club of America
  • Paid time off
  • Direct deposit
  • Theme park and attraction discounts
Correctional Officer Sergeant – Assistant Shift Supervisor – Security Specialist – Management 
Apply today! 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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