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Security Guard Team Lead (Correctional Residence C

Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Safer Foundation is a social service provider to individuals with arrest and conviction records. Through a full range of services, including case management, educational instruction and advocacy, we focus on preparing individuals for the world of work by helping them find and keep productive and meaningful employment. General Summary: The Correctional Residence Counselor (CRC-II), under direction of the Chief of Security, supervises and coordinates the activities of the assigned CRC-I staff ensuring proper security, sanitation and safety requirements are maintained in the Safer Foundation's Adult Transition Centers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs the duties of shift supervisor at one of the all-male Adult Transition Centers
  • Supervises CRC I security staff during assigned shift to ensure the safety and security needs of residents, staff and visitors
  • Ensures assigned duties are carried out by center residents
  • Pre-approves and submits time off requests for staff. Participates in the selection of CRC-I staff
  • Ensures that proper security, sanitation and safety requirements are met; maintains surveillance of residents; supervises resident counts, searches for contraband, and the distribution of medication.
  • Participates in the orientation of all new facility residents; ensures that residents have been advised of and adhere to rules and regulations of the facility.
  • Coordinates transportation of residents to and from work locations, medical appointments and recreational activities; maintains accurate vehicle records and reports.
  • Reviews reports prepared by assigned staff such as resident count sheets, medication logs and sign out sheets; prepares and maintains records and reports of any unusual resident activities.
  • Provides instruction to residents and subordinate staff on emergency procedures; advises supervisor of any emergency situations as they arise.
  • Provide guidance to residents on personal grooming, public transportation, parole requirements and other areas as required.
  • Take responsibility and accountability for the performance of coordinator duties by appropriate staff.
  • Immediately notify supervisor anytime a resident test negative for drugs or alcohol or if drugs or alcohol are found in the facility. Send an incident report within one hour of a reportable incident to the IDOC team and local Safer staff.
  • Provide immediate notification to the supervisor on duty when there is a major incident in the facility, such as fighting or a medical emergency. The supervisor will confirm that the incident is reportable and which IDOC staff members should receive the report.
  • Ensure that all reportable incidents are reported within one hour after occurrence. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • A minimum 3 years' experience in corrections, security or similar work environment desired.
    • One year of supervisory experience required.
    • Ability to make effective decisions in stressful situations. Education and Experience:
      • A.A. in the Human Services field required.
      • Bachelor's Degree desired.
      • Related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. The Safer Foundation supports, through a full spectrum of services and advocacy, the efforts of people with arrest and criminal records to become employed, law-abiding members of the community and as a result, reduce recidivism. Safer Foundation is a drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Veterans No Phone Calls Please

Keywords: SAFER FOUNDATION, Chicago , Security Guard Team Lead (Correctional Residence C, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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