This is responsible, professional, senior level supervisory work in a security program of substantial scope and complexity. The RRC Security Captain, at the direction of the Chief of Security in his absence, may direct and supervise the security program of a community based residential program for assigned offenders, ensuring that the facility is operated in accordance with the requirements of the Agency and those of the contractor. An employee of this class is expected to use initiative and work independently under the general supervision of a superior.


  • Work may include, but is not limited to, the following examples:
  • Remains alert during working hours; attends work as scheduled, and complies with attendance policies.
  • May direct and supervise a security program in a community based residential program for offenders.
  • May be responsible for the coordination of the offender Incident Report (violation) process to include overseeing the completion of the investigation(s) that may be required, ensuring timely processing of the required documentation and forwarding same to administrative others to complete due process related to the incident.
  • May be responsible to oversee the BI GPS tracking and reporting requirements for the RRC.
  • May be responsible for ensuring the Norchem drug testing protocols are being met and irregularities are addressed.
  • At the direction of the Chief of Security establishes and maintains security measures for the protection of employees, residents, and the public.
  • Ensures that staff effectively implements an offender accountability program that meets the requirements of Agency policies and procedures and the Statement of Work established by federal contract.
  • Assists in the selection, training, supervision, and may assist in the evaluation of Security staff.
  • Ensures security staff achieves all training requirements inclusive of new hire orientation, annual training and required training and may serve as an adjunct trainer for security related curricula.
  • Ensures that security staff maintains compliance with the agency Code of Conduct and Standards established in contracts. Reports violations immediately.
  • Conducts regular inspections, audits, and by observation and review of records, ensuring that security program requirements are achieved, (e.g., offender discipline, offender sign in/out logs, accountability checks for offender at work, on pass, or home confinement, breathalyzer and pat search logs), and that all work is completed in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Reviews shift reports ensuring that all required work is completed. Takes appropriate corrective action when work is not performed in accordance with requirements.
  • Reports any breaches of security to immediate supervisor or other administrator and takes appropriate action to protect safety of others. Implements/directs required procedures in the event of an escape. Ensures that critical incident reports are completed in a timely and complete manner.
  • Takes necessary action in cases of security violations as required in the rules and regulations concerning the function of the security department.
  • Compiles information and prepares regular reports of security program
  • as directed by the Program Manager, Chief of Security, and/or government representatives for auditing and/or other purposes.
  • Ensures proper discipline and regulation of residents in accord with contractual and policies.
  • Attends all program staff meetings and trainings and serves as the liaison between the program staff and the security staff.
  • Responds on a 24 hour, 7 day basis to significant unusual occurrences.
  • Communicates effectively. Displays courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with officials, other members of the agency, with offenders, and with the public.
  • Maintains confidential information appropriately.
  • Adheres to established ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional development.
  • May transport offenders to services and therapeutic activities, as required.
  • May serve as a program Duty Officer on a rotating basis.
  • May work irregular hours and shifts as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of security programs including their planning, implementation, and control
  • Working knowledge of general law enforcement methods and procedures
  • Skill in preparing complete and accurate reports
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Skill in identifying and resolving managerial problems such as work assignments, employee relations, employee development and morale
  • Ability to plan, develops, implement, and take corrective action to maintain a security program of substantial scope and complexity
  • Ability to train, supervise and evaluate Security staff
  • Ability to operate security equipment
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment and to act quickly and responsibly in an emergency situation
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, staff, law enforcement agencies, and the general public
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both through oral and written communications


The successful candidate must possess:

Possession of a high school diploma or GED; AND

Four (3) years’ experience in military or civilian security, law enforcement, or corrections work, of which two (2) or more years must have been in a supervisory capacity.


  • No candidate may be considered for employment who is, or has been for the past two (2) years under the supervision of Federal, State, County or Municipal corrections department nor have any pending felony or misdemeanor charges other than minor traffic charges.
  • Driving may be required for this position. The successful candidate must have and remain in possession of a valid current driver’s license, automobile insurance, and be insurable under the agency’s motor vehicle insurance policy.
  • All candidates for employment must meet the established minimum qualifications for employment as identified by the applicable regulatory agencies.
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid or achieves certification within 60 days of employment. (Note: This certification must be maintained current throughout employment).
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