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Security Manager, Residential Reentry Center in Oakland, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position oversees the continuous monitoring and protection of the facility, personnel and residents. It evaluates suspected security breaches and recommends corrective actions.

 The Oakland Street Center is a residential facility operated by GEO Reentry Services. Residents at the center are subject to a highly-structured environment to help them transition from a life of crime to one of responsibility and productivity. The centers provide services seven days a week offering evidence-based programs (EBP) that directly address the offenders’ criminogenic risks and needs.

Substance Abuse Counseling Life Skills (including HIV/AIDS Education, Suicide Prevention, Anger/Stress Management, Parenting Skills, Sexual Abuse/Assault Intervention, Multi-Cultural Diversity and Finance) Regular Women's Group and Family Meetings Transitional Programming for all pre-release offenders Employment Assistance (including Resume Writing, Job Search Strategies, Job Application Assistance, Interview Techniques, and Bonding and Tax Credits for Employers) Programming Assistance to include GED/College Class Placement, Vocational Training Programs. Passes to attend religious activities and activities in the community are available for eligible offenders.

This is a full time, salaried position with benefits and PTO. Your schedule may vary, based on the facility needs. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct supervision and guidance to security staff.
  • Recruits, hires, orients, trains and evaluates security 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 and guidelines.
  • Ensures that required security inspections of the facility are conducted and documented in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Ensure that all resident pat downs, headcounts, quarter searches, urinalyses, and breath analysis are conducted as required.
  • Ensures the coordination of scheduled inmate transports between facility and various locations including courts or medical treatment facilities.
  • 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.
  • Conduct routine inspections of all areas of the within and surrounding the facility.
  • Reviews daily staffing to ensure appropriate coverage.
  • Investigates alleged staff misconduct and submit written report to management for review.
  • Reviews all required security reports including incident, disciplinary, accident, or inspection for thoroughness and accuracy
  • Inspects the facility on a daily basis for cleanliness and safety compliance.
  • Ensure weekly fire safety inspections and month fire evacuation drills are conducted.
  • Acts as Facility Director in his/her absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in corrections, criminal justice, human services or a related field. (Educational requirements may be waived for someone with a strong correctional or human services background and supervision skills.)
  • Minimum of two years of management and supervisory experience within a correctional setting.
  • Familiar with community corrections systems and current community corrections practices.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience with offenders preferred.
  • Valid driver's license. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manuals and routine instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the facility
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Must hold a currently and active driver’s license and meet state insurance requirements.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.