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At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Senior Detention Officer who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.

Who We Are:

CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

The Senior Detention Officer assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a detention facility.  They directly supervises Detention Officers assigned to the shift.  They also provide for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmate’s/residents legal rights. 

  • Provide general supervision of Detention 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.

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CoreCivic is proud to offer our employees opportunities for growth and advancement. We hope that you have a long and successful career with us. The keys to success are in your hands. 

We are currently seeking a Senior Detention Officer who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting.

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

The Senior Detention Officer assists in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities in a detention facility.  They directly supervises Detention Officers assigned to the shift.  They also provide for the protection of each inmate/resident and the preservation of each inmate’s/residents legal rights. 

  • Provide general supervision of Detention 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.

Tips on Completing Your Application:

  • Include all relevant work experience and dates you held a position.
  • Ensure you meet all the requirements in the qualifications section.
  • Ensure you meet the internal eligibility requirements for the type of position you are applying (see your Human Resources Department if you have questions).
  • Provide additional details and dates of any temporary or additional duties that could help you qualify.  
  • Review your application completely before you submit.   Once submitted, changes will not be accepted.

Qualifications:  

  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent. 
  • Three years experience in a criminal justice field, which preferably includes one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • Additional education may be substituted 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.


Job country: United States

City: Natchez

Category: Correctional Officers and Jailers

Location: Natchez, MS, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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