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SEGREGATION LIEUTENANT in Basile, LA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Basile, LA
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/23/2019

Job Description

Facility: SOUTH LOUISIANA ICE PROCESSING CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Responsible for all security related functions in the Segregation Unit.  Seeks to provide maximum facility coordination in prisoner supervision and safety.

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and regulations for custody, security and/or treatment of detainees/inmates.
  • Responds to major unusual occurrences. Facilitates prompt and appropriate assistance to detainees/inmates in the event of injury, illness or emotional trauma.
  • Promotes an atmosphere conducive to personality and character development of detainees/inmates and staff through the encouragement of favorable behavior patterns, arrangement of physical facilities, and influencing relationships among detainees/inmates.
  • Directs the work of other employees. This includes the selection, hiring, evaluating job performance, employee training/development, promoting and any disciplinary action, including termination.
  • Makes assignments, reviews post orders and assures that all procedures including emergency procedures are in place and staff is trained in proper implementation.
  • Reviews disciplinary matters concerning both staff and detainees.
  • Reviews staff effectiveness and conducts frequent physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Gives primary guidance on situational problems; making referrals for more complex problems.
  • Prepares records and reports as assigned by management. Maintains daily logs as required.
  • Responsible for attaining facility goals/objectives and ensuring compliance with all rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures for security operations.
  • Directs work, provides training and performs inspections of work performed by detainee/inmate staff. May provide detainee supervision and security in other areas as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field preferred.
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a correctional setting, one of which was in a position requiring supervisory capabilities.
  • Must be mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of detainees/inmates and staff, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.