The Senior Correctional Officer assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a correctional facility. Directly supervises Correctional Officers assigned to the shift. Provides for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmate’s/resident’s legal rights. Supervises the count of inmates/residents and directs adherence to all key control procedures. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift.
High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required. Two years of experience in a criminal justice field is required. One year of experience a supervisory capacity is preferred. Additional education in criminal justice or a related field will be substituted for the required experience, an Associate's degree will be substituted for six months of the required experience or a Bachelor's degree will be substituted for one year of the required experience. 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 21 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug Free Workplace & EOE.