Lieutenant
Management & Training Corporation - Brownfield, TX

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Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is a privately-held company that successfully operates Job Corps, corrections, medical and international and domestic work force development contracts. MTC has been serving disadvantaged populations for 30 years and employees nearly 10,000 workers. MTC is a rapidly growing, innovative and competitive company and is now the third largest operator of private adult correctional facilities.

West Texas Intermediate Sanction Facility (WTISF) is located in Brownfield, Texas, 35 miles southwest of Lubbock, in Terry County. WTISF operated by MTC, is a 289-bed all male facility, housing Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) offenders.

MTC offers a competitive wage and comprehensive employee benefits package. For more information please visit www.mtctrains.com

Lieutenant

Reports to the chief of security. Directly supervises assigned correctional officers.

1. Serve as shift supervisor.

2. Supervise, protect, train, counsel and evaluate assigned employees and offenders; schedule employee's' and offenders' work and off duty time; assist in formulating security and work procedures.

3. Supervise and direct searches for contraband and provide security.

4. Supervise and provide custody and security of offenders including observation of offenders and offenders assigned to work duty, which includes long periods of sitting and standing.

5. Perform specific security functions including "pat" and "strip" searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.

6. Transfer and transport offenders by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive offenders, as needed.

7. Respond to emergencies to search for offenders, administer first aid at the emergency site, carry an injured or unconscious offender, and perform use of force procedures, including the use of chemical agents to control offenders.

8. Read, review and properly apply information found in offender records which is related to the offenders' health and safety and to the security of the facility. Provide appropriate information to other personel.

9. Supervise the preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and reports.

10. Perform specific duties as assigned to the following areas: unit, administration, segregation and intake.

11. Conduct minor disciplinary hearings.

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, offenders 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.

External requirements

High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years full-time, wage earning correctional custody or law enforcement experience to include (1) year in the supervision of employees. Operational Review Sergeant or Security Threat Group Sergeant experience may be substituted for supervisory experience for a maximum substitution of one (1) year. thirty (30) semester hours with a minimum of six (6) semester hours in Criminal Justice from a college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of non-supervisory experience for a maximum substitution of one (1) year. Valid driver's license in the State of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

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Management & Training Corporation (MTC) prepares prison inmates for re-entry into society. It provides a variety of academic,...