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Assistant Shift Supervisor

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Location: Littlefield, TX
Job ID: 46663
Facility: Corrections

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Position Summary:

Reports to the designated shift supervisor. Directly supervises the security officers. Performs complex work supervising the care and custody of clients. Assists in directing the activities of staff engaged in maintaining order and discipline in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Civil Commitment Office (TCCO) directives.


Essential Functions:

  1. Supervise, instruct, train and counsel security officers and clients; schedule employees’ work and clients’ work and off-duty time.
  2. Monitor staff performance and provide feedback and support.
  3. Provide for care, custody and adherence to rules and regulations of clients assigned to specific work areas.
  4. Provide for the custody and security of clients, including observation of clients, which includes long periods of sitting and standing.
  5. Provide oversight to the security functions including “pat” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  6. Oversee transfer and transport clients by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure combative clients, as needed.
  7. Respond to emergencies to search for clients, administer first aid at the emergency site, carry injured or unconscious clients, and perform use of force procedures, including the use of chemical agents to control clients.
  8. Required to work overtime when directed to do so.
  9. Read, review and properly apply information found in client records, which is related to the client’s health, safety, and security of the facility.
  10. Prepare and maintain records, forms and reports.
  11. Perform specific duties if assigned to the following areas: housing, intake, kitchen, laundry.
  12. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed. Provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
  13. Maintain accountability of staff, clients and property; adhere to safety practices.


It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.


Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. One (1) year of experience in correctional custody or related field required.  Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.


Post Hire Requirements:

Upon hire applicant must successfully complete required pre-service and annual training requirements. Must successfully pass an annual background check.




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