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Overnight Security Manager in Woodridge, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Job Description


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Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

The Overnight Security Manager ensures safety and security of clients and the facility, develops and implements the program and schedule for clients, and supervises unit monitors or overnight staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures the safety and security of the facility.
  • Oversees the implementation of the clients’ schedule including intake and screening of new and existing clients.
  • Develops and implements systems to organize and monitor work activities.
  • Facilitates new employee on-the-job training.
  • Provides direction for overnight staff regarding job duties and responsibilities.
  • Schedules employee training to ensure that all mandatory training requirements are met; attends mandatory in-service meetings and trainings.
  • 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.
  • Uses effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication with staff and clients.
  • Conducts headcount checks, nightly safety checks, and outside perimeter checks per contracting/licensing requirements.
  • Utilizes crisis intervention techniques and responds and intervenes during conflicts.
  • Conducts fire drills during client sleeping hours, as scheduled.
  • Follows procedures in the event of an emergency or incident and reports actions and risks accordingly.



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: 

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR Associate’s Degree 
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Specific state & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.