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Job Category: Senior-Level Administrator
Reference #: 9
Job Title: Chief of Security, Major
Hiring Organization: Emerald Correctional Management, LLC
Salary Range:
Closing Date: 07/21/2016
Job Location: New Mexico
Description: Job Description

Title: Chief of Security

Work Description:

Responsible for the overall management of security functions in compliance with Emerald Correctional Management.

Directly supervises the shift lieutenants.


Supervisory and administrative skills essential. Good communication skills. Knowledge of correctional procedures and protocol. Knowledge of correctional safety precautions. Ability to perform tasks and lead in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Work Activities:
  • Plan, coordinate and direct the security functions for the facility.
  • Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and implement organizational and personnel
  • Changes as approved by the associate warden and coordinated with the Human Resources.
  • Assist the associate warden in the preparation of facility budget; monitor and control expenditures.
  • Develop and implement new and revised policies, procedures and programs affecting security, coordinate with other staff to ensure compliance with overall facility objectives.
  • Direct procedures and practices relating to the training, counseling and security of inmates and staff; maintain constant vigilance of staff assignments to ensure adherence to policies, rules and regulations.
  • Supervise staff assignments for food service, laundry, property room and security functions.
  • Review report preparation for hearings and permanent records of inmates and monitor their rehabilitative prospects.
  • Assist in staff selection process, ensuring compliance with applicable local and federal regulations and Emerald Correctional Management directives.
  • 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.
  • Maintain accountability of staff, inmates, and property; adhere to safety practices.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in correctional management preferred, criminal justice, education, counseling or related field, certification as a county jailer and five years’ experience required, three of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements if approved by senior vice president, co

Position Reports to: Reports to the associate warden.

“Emerald Correctional Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer”
Special Instructions: Forward resumes to mmacdiarmid@emeraldcompanies.com
or via U.S. Mail to Emerald Correctional Management, LLC, Attn: M MacDiarmid, 315 South College Road, Suite 205, Lafayette, LA 70503
Additional Online Information: emeraldcm.com
Contact Information: Robert Hughes
315 South College Road, Suite 205
Lafayette, Louisiana United States
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