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Senior Security Officer

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Location: Charleston, WV
Job ID: 46999
Facility: Job Corps

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Charleston, WV

What you will be doing
This is a non-exempt position that will report to the safety and security manager. Directly supervises security officers on their assigned shift. Responsible for providing security coverage at campus access gate, performing patrol duties in assigned areas to ensure positive group relations and activities, and to protect life and property, in compliance with government and management directives.

  • High school diploma or equivalent and one year experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Directly related youth program experience may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements on a year by year basis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Essential Duties:
  • Perform administrative and security activities of the department; serve as liaison between center and immediate community in security, law enforcement and fire agency matters.
  • Interview, hire, train, discipline and terminate security staff subject to required approval.
  • Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and recommend personnel changes.
  • Review incident reports for completeness, conciseness, proper spelling, and grammar, prior to distribution.
  • Assist with developing new and revised policies and procedures security.
  • Supervise the investigation of student and staff accidents; ensure all paperwork is completed.
  • Provide fire protection, conduct frequent fire drills and inspections of the facility.
  • Conduct orientation and in service training programs for staff and students to ensure that security policies are followed; assist manager, safety & security with safety training and programs.
  • Conduct periodic security audits to identify deficiencies and recommend changes.
  • Provide records and reports of departmental activities upon request by management, insurance underwriters, DOL and other government agencies.
  • Coordinate with other center staff concerning safety and security matters and conduct security related investigations.
  • Coordinate searches of students’ rooms and belongings to ensure center health and safety.
  • Provide for the safety and security of students on center grounds through the direction and monitoring of the mobile advisor staff.
What is Job Corps?
Job Corps is a federally funded comprehensive program that provides essential academic and career skills training to eligible students designed to prepare them for success in every aspect of their lives. Charleston Job Corps is located in Charleston, WV and is managed by Management & Training Corporation (MTC), a privately held company that successfully operates Job Corps, Corrections, Medical and Economic/Social Development contracts.

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