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CoreCivic Detention Officer in MILAN, New Mexico

$21.00 / per hour

New employees hired between July 1, 2023 and September 30,2023 will be eligible for a retention bonus up to $3,000.

At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. We are currently seeking a Detention Officer who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting. Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

The Detention Officer performs routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in a correctional facility. May employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order. Must be able to work any post assignment on any shift.

  • Responsible for maintaining order, safety, and security of residents in a correctional facility.

  • Engage in a variety of interchangeable work areas that includes, but is not limited to, armory/key control, housing units, kitchen, medical, visitation, etc.


  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent.

  • Must complete pre-service correctional officer training and, where applicable, be a non-commissioned security officer licensed by the state of employment.

  • A valid driver's license and clear driving record is required.

  • Demonstrate ability to complete any required training, as established or necessary to meet contract requirements and/or standards.

  • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.