Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: New Castle, Indiana

Job Description:


Salary: $24.15 hr.

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift: 12-hour

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you experienced in managing operations and ensuring security within a challenging environment? If you want to be part of something that offers advancement opportunities and believe investing in your community is important, then this position is for you! In your position as an Assistant Shift Supervisor, your main objective will be to create an atmosphere that contributes to the safety and security of detainees/inmates and the development of staff. Is your career ready to be transformed?

Join a Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Your main tasks

In your Sergeant role, you will be responsible for all security and control related functions during your duty shift. Your goal is to provide maximum facility coordination in prisoner supervision and safety.

  • Supervise inmates/detainees during mealtime

  • Routinely inspect all security equipment (doors, gates, fences, lighting systems, etc.)

  • Ensure all reports written by officers during shift are submitted as required

  • Oversee necessary on-the-job and safety training for officers

  • Supervise perimeter inspection (detecting safety hazards, testing alarm systems, etc.)

  • Investigate and report all instances of inmate/detainee disturbances

  • Help detainees/inmates who have been injured, ill, or traumatized with prompt and appropriate assistance

  • Work with inmates/detainee workers, provide training, and inspect their work

  • Participate in decisions regarding performance ratings, disciplinary actions, and job assignments

  • Conduct regular physical inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with policies and procedures

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.

  • Driver's License Required.  

  • Must meet the requirements of being a Correctional Officer.

  • One (1) year of experience working in a correctional setting required.

  • Must be flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of detainees/inmates and staff, possess a working knowledge of correctional laws, applicable court orders and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.

  • Must have a proven work history with sound abilities to write communications, documents, policy, court room defenses, contract negotiations, and other required written correspondence.

  • Must be able to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to coordinate staffing requirements for security supervisors and officers.

  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certificate of satisfactory completion. Ability to obtain certification for training such as CPR, First Aid and firearms.

Physical Requirements

In this position, you will frequently walk and stand. You should also be able to occasionally:

  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 lbs.

  • Bend, stoop, reach above shoulder level.

  • Drive automatic equipment vehicles.

  • Climb, sit, and work in extreme temperatures.

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