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Date Posted: 11/4/2020

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  • Location:
    Adelanto, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Facility: Adelanto Processing Center

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position is the principal assistant to the Facility Administrator and is responsible for administrative, programmatic, security and operational aspects for the Center. Provides direct and indirect supervision of all subordinate center personnel as the designee of or in the absence of the Facility Administrator.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all activities and efforts pertaining to compliance with policies and requirements of the organization and contracting agency.
  • Responsible for the formulation, revision, and annual review of the facility’s policies and procedures, post orders and emergency plans in compliance with the requirements as mentioned above.
  • Responsible for the timely and effective placement and scheduling of staff to maintain security, order, operational aspects and discipline of the facility.
  • Prepares progress, status and other reports on a timely and required basis.
  • Has direct oversight of the security department, programs, safety/training and QCP ensuring smooth and efficient operations.
  • Responsible to the Facility Administrator for center goal formulation and tracking.
  • Ensures proper and effective security and control operations to include inspections, shakedowns/searches, counts, use of force and key/tool/utensil/security equipment maintenance, inventory and control.
  • Ensure proper observance of detainee rights, access to religion and the courts and enforcement of center rules and disciplinary operations.
  • Is available on a 24-hour seven day basis to act as Facility Administrator and responds to significant unusual occurrences.
  • Conducts staff performance evaluations.
  • Reviews activities, performance and operations to determine center progress toward established goals and objectives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Job 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 or detention facility at the minimum level of associate Facility Administrator or Warden or an equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
  • 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.
  • Experience coordinating and directing activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Assertive, yet motivating style.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department


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