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DEPUTY DIRECTOR , SECURITY in Colorado Springs, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position is responsible for the overall daily security operations of the facility through management of security supervisory staff and detention officers.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct supervision and guidance to security supervisory staff.
  • Ensures overall security operations are conducted in accordance with established policies, procedures.
  • Coordinates facility training program in conjunction with federal, state, local and corporate requirements/guidelines.
  • Responsible for ensuring required security inspections of the facility are conducted and documented (i.e., shift, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual).
  • Responsible for ensuring the coordination of scheduled inmate transports (i.e., courts, transfers, medical, etc.).
  • Oversees the inmate disciplinary process to ensure compliance with policy, procedure and minimum standards.
  • Monitors daily activities to ensure they are in conjunction with established building schedule.
  • Conducts routine inspections of all areas of the physical plant (interior/exterior).
  • Reviews daily staffing to ensure appropriate coverage.
  • Investigates alleged staff misconduct and submit written report to Facility Director for review.
  • Reviews all required security reports (i.e., incidents, disciplinary reports, accidents, inspections, etc.) for accuracy.
  • Act as Facility Director in his/her absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Human Services, or related field.
  • Five year's supervisory experience in a secure correctional setting, required.
  • Familiar with community corrections systems and current community corrections practices.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manuals and routine instructions and procedures
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


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