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Detention Counselor

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Estancia
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by
a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility
to better the public good. - We are currently seeking a -Detention Counselor who has a passion for providing the highest quality care
in an institutional, secure setting. -Come join a team that is dedicated to
making an impact for the people and communities we serve.The Detention Counselor is a uniformed, security trained member of the Unit Management Team responsible for resolving daily inmate issues before they become significant matters, incidents or grievances. - They will ensure that services and programs are delivered to inmates assigned to the unit at a time and manner as designed.

  • Maintain a caseload of inmates with the primary purpose of resolving daily living issues before they expand into significant incidents.
  • Make daily rounds through assigned units talking with staff and inmates, observing operations and interactions between staff and inmates on the unit, ensuring the unit is operating in a safe and secure manner and anticipates situations.
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with inmates regarding grievance or potential grievance matters and resolve the situation within the framework of policy.
  • Develop an interactive working relationship with inmates that support the informal resolution of inmate issues.
  • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with institution departments built on respect that supports problem solving.JOB.DESCRIPTION -This -position is a Pay Grade -JOB.OU.GRADE.TITLEJOB.MINIMUM.QUALIFICATIONSCoreCivic 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 Detention Counselor who
    has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure
    setting.The Detention Counselor is a uniformed, security trained member of the Unit Management Team responsible for resolving daily inmate issues before they become significant matters, incidents or grievances. - They will ensure that services and programs are delivered to inmates assigned to the unit at a time and manner as designed.
    • Maintain a caseload of inmates with the primary purpose of resolving daily living issues before they expand into significant incidents.
    • Make daily rounds through assigned units talking with staff and inmates, observing operations and interactions between staff and inmates on the unit, ensuring the unit is operating in a safe and secure manner and anticipates situations.
    • Conduct one-on-one meetings with inmates regarding grievance or potential grievance matters and resolve the situation within the framework of policy.
    • Develop an interactive working relationship with inmates that support the informal resolution of inmate issues.
    • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with institution departments built on respect that supports problem solving.Qualifications:
      • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
      • Two years of security 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.
      • 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.

Keywords: CoreCivic, Albuquerque , Detention Counselor, Other , Estancia, New Mexico

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