Type: Full-Time
Category: Security
Division: Corrections
Location: Idaho CAPP Facility (Kuna, Idaho)

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Position Summary:

Reports to the Chief of Security.  Directly supervises assigned sergeants and oversees all staff on shift.  Responsible for the custody and discipline of offenders in the facility in compliance with Management and Training Corporation (MTC) and Idaho Department of Corrections (IDOC) directives.


Essential Functions:

  1. Serve as shift supervisor.
  2. Supervise, protect, instruct, train, counsel and evaluate assigned officers and offenders; schedule officers’ and offenders' work and off duty time; assist in formulating security and work procedures.
  3. 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.
  4. Supervise and direct searches for contraband.
  5. Transfer and transport offenders by walking or riding in vehicles.  Restrain and secure assaultive offenders as needed.
  6. 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 personnel.
  7. Supervise the preparation and maintenance of records, forms and reports.
  8. Perform specific duties if assigned to the following areas: housing unit, special management area and intake.  The warden at his/her discretion can change whom the lieutenant reports to.
  9. Respond to emergencies to search for offenders, administer first aid at the emergency site, carry an injured or unconscious offender.
  10. Comply with policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.


Education and Experience Requirements:

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 (30) 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 Idaho with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.


Post-Hire Qualifications and Training Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements. 




















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