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TRAINING SPECIALIST (CA) in Bakersfield, CA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/6/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/6/2022
  • Job ID:
    33879/36706/199383

Job Description

Facility: CONTINUUM OF CARE

Pay: 26.17 Per Hour

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) 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.

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

This position coordinates and conducts evidenced-based rehabilitation program training to GEO staff in GEO facilities including US Corrections and Detention facilities, Residential Reentry Centers, In-Custody Programs, and Day Reporting Centers.  Such training could include Core Correctional Practices, specific group curriculum such as MRT, T4C, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Substance Abuse, and individual CBT counseling sessions.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements, administers and conducts evidenced-based rehabilitation program training to GEO staff in GEO facilities including US Corrections and Detention facilities, Residential Reentry Centers, In-Custody Programs and Day Reporting Centers.
  • Conducts core curriculum training for new and existing employees, advanced job-related training and internal certification processes for all GEO program staff.
  • Maintains database for all training information and records including training logs and tracking system for internal certification process. Provides training participants with appropriate certificates.  Provides management with data regarding training delivery.
  • Arranges meeting space, equipment and materials for training sessions.
  • Conducts training needs assessments for US Corrections and GEO Care divisions.
  • Provides feedback to management regarding training effectiveness. Assists with the development of new courses and curriculum as requested by management.
  • Trains internal trainers to ensure quality, consistent and appropriate delivery of training modules.
  • Assists with the designs and development of new training curricula, including training presentations, videos, webinars, activities, workbooks, quizzes and other support materials.
  • Assists with the evaluation of training materials in response to manager requests, audit reviews, contract changes to ensure that training materials are aligned with Evidence Based Practices and support contractual obligations.
  • May be assigned special projects as needed to support new Company initiatives.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field required. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field preferred.
  • One (1) year of previous training experience including course development and project management.
  • Two (2) years of evidence-based program experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of and experience in the criminal justice community corrections setting.
  • Basic knowledge of learning management systems, and e-learning course development.
  • General knowledge of Company products, software and hardware.
  • Excellent public speaking and facilitation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to provide leadership and handle negativity in a training situation.
  • Initiative, flexibility and change management skills.
  • Knowledge of adult learning processes.
  • Project management skills preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Ability to use computers and the necessary software applications used by the department.