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Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 50817
Facility: Corrections

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Pay:  $24.00 per hour

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Position name: Lieutenant

Facility name: Gregory S. Coleman Unit

Location: 1400 MLK Jr. Industrial Blvd., Lockhart, Texas

Work schedule: Full Time; 12-hour shifts 

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • AD&D as well as short-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job responsibilities: Reports to captain. Directly supervises sergeants and correctional officers. Responsible for the custody and care of offenders; maintaining order and discipline among offenders; scheduling; training and supervising staff in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential functions include (but not limited to):

  1. Service as a shift supervisor; Conduct daily shift briefings to provide updated information and issuance of chemical agents.
  2. Maintain daily shift rosters to ensure required posts are filled.
  3. Address staffing shortages and post vacancies
  4. Supervise, protect, instruct, train, counsel and evaluate assigned employees and offenders; schedule employees’ and offenders’ work and off-duty time; assist in formulating security and work procedures.
  5. Provide staff training, evaluates staff performance, investigate staff misconduct and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the warden and coordinated with the HR Manager prior to implementation.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. 
  • Three (3) years full-time, wage-earning correctional custody or law enforcement experience to include one (1) year in the supervision of employees.
  • Operational Review Sergeant or Security Threat Group Sergeant experience may be substituted for one (1) year of the required supervisory experience.
  • Thirty (30) semester hours with a minimum of six (6) semester hours in Criminal Justice from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or United States Department of Education (USDE) may be substituted for one (1) year of the required non-supervisory experience.
  • Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required.


Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process.


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