Management & Training Corporation Lieutenant in Bridgeport, Texas

Job Title Lieutenant

Location Bridgeport PPT

City Bridgeport

State TX

Position Status Full-Time

Facility Information

Management & Training Corporation operates the Bridgeport Pre-Parole Transfer Facility in Bridgeport, Texas. It is a 200 bed female unit. Bridgeport PPT has a contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. We provide rehabilitation and education services for inmates while maintaining custody and safety of staff, inmates and the community.

Essential Functions

Serve as shift supervisor.

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

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.

Supervise and direct searches for contraband including 'pat' and 'strip' searches by squatting and bending to perform such functions.

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

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

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

Hold Minor Disciplinary Court for offenders charged with rule violations and assess sanctions.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in correctional custody or law enforcement experience required, one (1) of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Thirty semester hours of college may be substituted for one (1) year of the non-supervisory experience for a maximum substitution of one (1) year. Valid driver's license in the State of Texas with an acceptable driving records required, unless waived by management.

Requisition Number 9493BR

Equal Opportunity Statement

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran