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CAPTAIN in Pecos, TX at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pecos, TX
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2020

Job Description

Facility: REEVES COUNTY DETENTION CENTER (I & II)

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This position functions as the shift commander by directing all security operations on a shift.  It supervises staff and security and control activities and provides maximum facility coordination, inmate supervision and safety and prepares of records and reports.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs security activities and supervises custodial staff.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and regulations for custody, security and treatment of inmates.
  • Conducts inspection tours to ensure compliance with all security, safety, sanitation, contraband, fire or other facility regulations.
  • Reviews disciplinary matters concerning both staff and inmates.
  • Reviews staff effectiveness and conducts frequent physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Responds to all unusual occurrences.
  • Direct line supervision over correctional officers; makes assignments, reviews post orders and assures that all procedures including emergency procedures are in place and staff is trained in implementation of same.
  • Promotes an atmosphere conducive to character development through the encouragement of favorable behavior patterns, arrangement of physical facilities and influencing relationships among inmates.
  • Facilitates prompt and appropriate assistance to inmates in the event of injury, illness or emotional trauma.
  • Gives primary guidance on situational problems; makes referrals for more complex problems.
  • Supports, clarifies, and helps inmates relate to all programs of the facility.
  • Prepares records and reports as assigned.
  • Enforces facility goals.
  • Monitors daily logs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Must meet the qualifications as a Corrections Officer.
  • Minimum high school graduate or equivalent; related college courses highly desirable. NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job, but are intended to accurately reflect principal job elements.
  • Five (5) years of experience specific to the department.
  • Must be representative of worthwhile qualities with which an inmate can identify. Must be emotionally stable, flexible, cooperative, and empathetic to the total needs of the inmates.
  • Working knowledge of laws relating to corrections.
  • Working knowledge of all applicable court orders.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with a variety of personalities.
  • Ability to interpret complex written and oral communication, documents, and instructions.
  • Ability to make and implement decisions without assistance.
  • Ability to give instructions and have them carried out.
  • Ability to coordinate staffing requirements for security supervisors and officers.
  • Ability to write communication documents, policies, courtroom defenses, contract negotiations, and other required written correspondence

 

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