Electronic Monitoring Specialist Sacramento BOP DRC in Sacramento, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position is responsible for the 24/7/365 monitoring of participant whereabouts. In addition, is responsible to perform functions of the monitoring program, including zone violations, message gaps, interference, and procedural notifications of violations. Learns, uses, and models principles of the “What Works” system through EBPs in all interactions with participants and other staff members. This position reports on program operations to ensure that all requirements of the criminal justice system are met.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Responsible for installing and/or de-installing electronic monitoring equipment on participants, and forwarding documentation to the appropriate agencies and the Company monitoring center.
  • May transport clients to the center, community service events, job fairs, employment centers, clinics, etc. using Company
  • Manage a caseload of electronic home monitoring (EHM) participants and clean
  • Manages a participant caseload using principles of the “What Works” system. Conducts risk/need assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned participant. Meets regularly with participants and documents participants’ progress or regress in Company database.
  • Facilitate evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) programs and other life skills programs to participants groups each Documents participants’ attendance, participation and progress in Company database.
  • Conducts orientation meetings with new participants to explain program rules and Verbally explains the participant contract in detail to ensure that the participant understands his/her responsibilities.
  • Sets participant schedules and specifies all approved activities based on sentencing information. Approves temporary schedule changes for approved
  • Monitors participant compliance with alcohol and/or drug counseling when
  • Reports all program violations to the appropriate agency or official via the established reporting parameters.
  • May review daily summaries each morning and forward reports to the appropriate agency as required.
  • Reports on the status of program operations regularly to ensure all necessary documentation is prepared for court
  • Represents the company in contacts with elected officials and other public figures in the criminal justice
  • Conducts group and individual meetings utilizing motivational interviewing
  • Works with participants to develop and implement a rehabilitative
  • May testify in court regarding participants’ compliance with court
  • May screen participants at jail for entry into the
  • Provide face-to-face services to the day reporting center (DRC) participants
  • May be required to learn and develop proficiency in Case Coordinator duties, including opening and closing the office, and performing participant intakes, check-ins, breath analysis and drug screens, to provide backup when necessary.
  • Other duties, as assigned. 


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements.

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area preferred.
  • Valid, active driver's license.
  • Effective communication skills with internal and external contacts at all
  • Good presentation, public speaking and facilitation
  • Basic knowledge of case management, referral services and interventions in both group and individual modalities.
  • Basic knowledge of criminal justice
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Good interpersonal
  • Basic computer
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills may be required.


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