The Shift Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities on a specific shift in a juvenile or adult facility. Effectively manages staff during assigned shift to maintain adequate security coverage. Provides for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmate's/resident's legal rights. Supervises the count of inmate/residents. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift. This position reports to the Chief of Security or above.
High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent, with three years experience in a criminal justice field or other acceptable related field, which includes two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional education may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis. Completion of basic pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment. A valid driver's license is required. Must demonstrate knowledge of the practices and principles of correctional facility management; pertinent corrections laws, rules and regulations; and the principles and practices of supervision and training. With written approval from Corporate Operations and/or Human Resources, the warden or facility administrator may waive any or all experience requirements if none of the applicants has all the qualifications and/or exhibits a superior level of job performance and demonstrates exceptional knowledge of company policies and procedures Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE.
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