NIGHT SUPERVISOR in South Mountain, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/7/2017

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Job Description

About Abraxas:

Abraxas, a GEO Group company, is a leading provider of innovative and quality treatment programs for youth, adults and families. For 40 years, Abraxas has contracted with various county and state agencies for the operation of residential, community-based, detention/shelter services and alternative education programming.  We offer specialized services for hard-to-place juvenile populations including fire setters, sexual offenders and habitual offenders in addition to gender specific programming for females in need of treatment.

 

Summary:

The Night Supervisor ensures security and safety of clients and the facility, develops and implements the program and schedule for clients, and supervises night shift staff.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the safety and security of the facility. 
  • Oversees the implementation of the clients' schedule. 
  • Develops and implements systems to organize and monitor work activities. Conducts effective supervisory conferences and performance evaluations with employees, documents the content of such meetings, and provides feedback.
  • Implements progressive discipline when needed according to the applicable policy. 
  • Writes professional development plans in conjunction with employees to aid in their training and development.
  • Facilitates new employee on-the-job orientation. Schedules employee training to ensure that all mandatory training requirements are met.
  • Conducts one "full facility" headcount each night.
  • Conducts fire drills during client sleeping hours, as scheduled.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills. 

Job Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Bachelor's degree and one (1) year work experience with children; OR
  • Associate's degree and sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university and three (3) years work experience with children.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee's state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.