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Sergeant in Colorado Springs, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position ensures compliance with rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to the safety and security of all residents, staff and the facility; ensure security and control related functions during duty shift per management instructions.   Seeks to provide maximum facility coordination at the facility. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Familiarization with facility, Department of Corrections Contractual requirements and Policy, and Administrative Regulations..
  • Ensures the safe handling of all firearms, chemical agents and ammunition.
  • Ensures compliance with all rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to transport.
  • May assist in the development and implementation of updated policies, procedures and regulations for the custody, security and/or treatment of inmates/detainees.
  • Reviews staff effectiveness and conducts frequent physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all equipment is issued and signed for on the Arsenal equipment issue log. Responsible for maintaining records and preparing reports as assigned by management. Maintains daily logs as required.
  • Completes quarterly inventories and audits of all assigned areas. Orders necessary materials, consumable items, ammunition, replacement parts , etc. 
  • May assist in the training of new hire staff as well as annual and on-going training.
  • Ensures all work is tracked, inventoried and logged as necessary.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned or required to include speciality post duties (ie: Laundry, perimeter, armory/tool control, etc.). 


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Must meet the requirements of being a Correctional Officer/Security Monitor.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's license.
  • One (1) year of experience working in a correctional setting required.
  • Must be flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of detainees/inmates and staff, possess a working knowledge of correctional laws, applicable court orders, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.
  • Must have a proven work history with sound abilities to write communications, documents, policy, court room defenses, contract negotiations, and other required written correspondence.
  • Must be able to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to coordinate staffing requirements for security supervisors and officers.
  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certificate of satisfactory completion. Ability to obtain certification for training such as CPR, First Aid and firearms.


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