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ASST. FACILITY ADMIN, SECURITY in Lawrenceville, VA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/5/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/5/2022
  • Job ID:
    32782/33935/190451

Job Description

Facility: LAWRENCEVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Salary: $80,000 - 85,000 yr.

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift: First

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary

Responsible for the direction, management, implementation, and ongoing development of security and control operational procedures and policies for the facility. Assists management in the overall administration of the facility. Seeks to meet the needs of the company and client agency by making improvement efficiencies without compromise to the safety and security of both the client population and staff employees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs security department functions, activities and supervision of security personnel.
  • Directly responsible for the performance control activities of the operations and safety sections.
  • Ensures that adequate procedures, post orders, staff training methods, equipment and space are established in all operations of the security department to ensure safety and security of staff, visitors, inmates and facility.
  • Prepares departmental progress reports and other miscellaneous reports as requested by management.
  • Reviews activities of the operations departments to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Monitors staff operational effectiveness and conducts regular physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Directs the work of other employees. This includes the selection, hiring, evaluating job performance, employee training/development, promoting and any disciplinary action, including termination.
  • Assists management in the establishment of long-range plans and corresponding schedules to achieve facility goals and objectives.
  • Assists management in ensuring that facility staff is able to respond appropriately to any emergencies.
  • Assists in efforts to assure continuing, coordinated community planning for needs of inmates.
  • Responds on a 24-hour, 7-day basis to significant unusual occurrences.
  • Available to act as top facility administrator when required.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed to ensure the effective and successful operation of the facility.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in the behavioral sciences or related field supplemented by courses in business administration and a minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in a correctional/detention facility at the level of mid-management, or an equivalent combination of work experience and education required.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of program objectives, policies, correctional laws, applicable court orders, procedures and requirements for managing a secure correctional facility as demonstrated by having a combination of relevant work, education and research experience. Exceptions may be made concerning supervisory experience if the candidate clearly demonstrates the ability to supervise the proper administration of a correctional/detention facility of a substantial number of inmates.
  • Must be mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates and staff.

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