SECURITY MONITOR - 3RD SHIFT in Scranton, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Scranton, PA
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  • Experience:
    Entry level
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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This is a 3rd shift position with hours of 11PM to 7AM.
  • This position maintains an orderly environment within assigned unit or area of facility by conducting standard operating procedures in accordance with facility policies/procedures and required Company and client contractual obligations. Daily schedules are followed and employee serves as role model for residents.
  • This position also requires 2 weeks basic training with the Department of Corrections in Elizabethtown PA to be completed within 6 months of hire.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises all resident movement within the assigned unit/area.
  • Reports resident accidents or injuries to supervisor.
  • Provides orientation to new residents and discharges residents.
  • Performs scheduled resident headcounts and completes written count reports.
  • Conducts daily inspections and searches of resident sleeping quarters and body searches as necessary.
  • Monitors eye drug testing.
  • Reports all resident behavioral problem incidents in writing to supervisor and conducts appropriate crisis intervention.
  • Collects urine samples for random and routine substance abuse screenings of residents as required.
  • Transports residents by company vehicle to out-of-facility appointments.
  • When assigned, remains at assigned security check point and monitors security cameras to maintain safe and secure orderly environment for residents during the daily scheduled activities.
  • Enforces the facility rules of conduct with the residents.
  • Supervises resident visitation.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and one year experience in substance abuse treatment. A Bachelor’s degree in Education or Human Services may be substituted for experience preferred.
  • Ability to serve as a model for resident behavior.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Required skills include: time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as requested.


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