CORRECTIONAL TECHNICIAN-12 HR in Santa Rosa, NM at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This position assists in providing lower level security services within the facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures incoming inmates and personnel have proper identification to enter and travel within the facility.
  • Responds to visitor questions and telephone calls using proper etiquette and facility procedures.
  • Ensures the proper use of key watch program.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations following established facility procedures.
  • Observes security monitors to assist in properly identifying and monitoring inmate movement.
  • Ensures proper distribution and return of radios and other equipment used within the facility.
  • Maintains a log of all facility activities
  • Maintains cleanliness of Master Control, Front Desk and the Reception area
  • Ensures that restricted keys are issued only to authorized personnel.
  • Maintains the employee accountability board
  • Maintain accurate facility counts in accordance with the facility count room.
  • Notifies Shift Supervisor any fire or security alarms.
  • Maintains Central Control Office at all times. Ensures that inmates do not gain access to area.
  • In the absence of a Correctional Officer assigned to the metal detector, monitors traffic into the facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Previous working experience within a correctional facility preferred.
  • Ability to make correct decisions quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to maintain alertness and attention to detail for the period of a full shift.
  • Ability to learn and comprehend all facility policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use tact when interacting with others within or outside of the facility.


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