SECURITY SUPERVISOR The Harbor in Newark, NJ at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: THE HARBOR

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This position maintains an orderly environment within the assigned unit or area of the facility. It performs standard operating procedures in accordance with Company and client contractual requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises all resident movement within the assigned unit or area.
  • Supervises Operations Counselors on duty
  • Trains Operations Counselors in their duties.
  • Investigates and reports staff and resident accidents or injuries to supervisor.
  • Provides orientation to new residents and discharges residents.
  • Performs and reports scheduled resident headcounts and completes written count reports in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Conducts daily inspections and searches of resident sleeping quarters and body searches as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and three to five years in management, supervision and service delivery (preferably in corrections or long term residential environment).
  • Ability to effectively manage time and organize skills.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime is mandatory for this position. Refusal to perform overtime duty will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.