Senior Detention Officer
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 19, 2022
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
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 inmate's/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
- 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
- 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 21 years of age.
CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE - including
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