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Senior Correctional Officer

Company: Core Civic
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

$25.40 per. hourAt CoreCivic, our employees are driven bya deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibilityto better the public good. We are currently seeking aSenior Correctional Officer whohas a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional,secure setting.Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact forthe people and communities we serve.The Senior Correctional Officer assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a correctional facility. They directly supervises Correctional Officers assigned to the shift. They also provide for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmates/ residents legal rights.

Provide general supervision of Correctional Officers and inmates/residents on the shift in the performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by the facility and corporate policy.Conduct inspections of all housing and general use areas to ensure that proper standards, facility operating procedures and corporate guidelines of security, health, safety, sanitation and welfare are maintained; direct staff and inmate/resident resources to correct problems detected.Assist in supervising the internal and external security of the facility; routinely inspect posts to observe alertness of personnel and to confirm security is properly maintained at all times.Qualifications:
High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent.Two years experience in a criminal justice field, which preferably includes one year in a supervisory capacity.Additional education may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis.Completion of basic pre-service officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment.A valid driver's license is required.Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE including Disability/Veteran Associated topics: correctional center, correctional officer, correctional specialist, detention, detention officer, jailer, parole probation officer, probation officer, rehabilitation, rehabilitation center

Keywords: Core Civic, Jackson , Senior Correctional Officer, Other , Lexington, Tennessee

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