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MTC Lieutenant in Meridian, Mississippi

Pay: $23/hr.

Location: 10641 HWY 80 West, Meridian, MS., 39037

Status: Full Time, 12hrs shifts

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • 9 paid holidays

  • Opportunities for job advancement

We have jobs with a purpose—and you will make a real difference every day. Begin a career in criminal justice and work towards becoming a law enforcement professional. Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is now hiring career-minded individuals to assist with securing the safety of our communities while making a difference in the lives of those on the inside.

Now hiring a Lieutenant at East Mississippi Correctional Facility

Position Summary:

Reports to the chief of security. Directly supervises assigned sergeants. Responsible for the custody and discipline of inmates in the facility in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC), and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Serve as shift supervisor.

  2. Conduct shift briefings.

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

  4. Supervise and provide custody and security of inmates including observation of inmates and inmates assigned to work duty, which includes climbing stairs, long periods of sitting, standing, and walking.

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

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

  7. Read, review and properly apply information found in inmate records which is related to the inmates' health and safety and to the security of the facility. Provide appropriate information to other personnel.

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

  9. Perform specific duties if assigned to the following areas: housing unit, restrictive housing unit and intake.

  10. Respond to emergencies to search for inmates, hearing calls for and calling for help, administer first aid at the emergency site, carry an injured or unconscious offender, and use force, including chemical agents and firearms in accordance with company policy and agency regulations.

  11. 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 as needed to other personnel and maintain confidentiality.

  12. Prepare and complete required reports and logs in a thorough, accurate and timely manner.

  13. Comply with policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

  14. Regular and predictable attendance is required.

  15. 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.

  16. Maintain accountability of staff, inmates 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 corrections experience in an adult correctional environment or related field required, one (1) of which must be in a supervisory capacity. A valid driver’s license in the state of Mississippi with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through or 801-693-2888.

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