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Heartland Center for Behavioral Change Security Officer- Full time - Male 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m in Kansas City, Missouri

GENERAL DESCRIPTIONThis is entry level security work at a residential center for offenders. The security officer provides order, safety, and security of the Center during the assigned shift, following operating procedures. S/he is expected to follow offender accountability instructions and to conduct such activities as: searches, counts, control of movement, monitoring and reporting resident behavior, implementing a behavior management system, verifying the location of residents as required, preparing reports, and the administration of the breathalyzer and urinalysis testing program.This position is expected to work independently, under general supervision.EXAMPLES OF WORK:Work may include, but is not limited to, the following examples:Remains alert during working hours; attends work as scheduled, and complies with attendance policies.Conducts regular rounds through the building observing the demeanor of residents and taking necessary action to ensure that the safety and order of the Center.Prepares and submits written reports of offender infractions of laws, regulations, and or rules in a timely and complete manner, prior to leaving duty.Conducts searches of residents and property follows established procedures. Completes proper reports.Performs breathalyzer/drug testing of offenders, following established procedures. Completes proper reports.Verifies authorizations for residents entering or leaving the Center; requires each to complete sign in/out logs.Conducts resident counts following established procedures and reports results.Verifies the location of off-site offenders by telephone or through in person visits to the destination, as instructed.Provides medication to offenders, as required. Records each distribution.Attends shift briefings and follows direction of supervisor.Takes necessary action to protect resident health when emergent medical or mental health needs are observed or reported.Assists in implementing emergency procedures.Complies with Agency Code of Conduct and Standards established in contracts. Immediately reports integrity violations.Compiles information and completes records as required.Reports any breaches of security to immediate supervisor or other administrator and takes appropriate action to protect safety of others. Completes critical incident reports in a timely and complete manner before leaving duty.Takes necessary action in cases of security violations as required in the rules and regulations.Attends meetings and trainings as required.Maintains confidentiality appropriatelyPerforms other duties as may be assigned.Follows escape/absconder procedures.Conduct client intake process on all new residents.Implement professional phone etiquette at all times.Conduct resident escorts.EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESIntroductory knowledge of basic security practicesOrganizational skills and the ability to multi-taskSkill in writing reportsAbility to implement detailed proceduresAbility to follow instructions explicitlyAbility to operate security equipmentAbility to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment and to act quickly and responsibly in an emergency situationAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, staff, law enforcement agencies, and the general publicAbility to communicate effectively, both through oral and written communicationsAbility to meet the physical demands of the position with or without corrective devicesi i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i Ability to work weekends and holidaysiEXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONSPossession of a high school diploma or GEDREQUIREMENTS OF THE JOBOn the job the employee must:( X ) Bend (X ) Walk ( X ) Read/Comprehend ( ) Is exposed to excessive noise( X ) Sit ( X ) Push/pull ( X ) Write ( ) Is around moving machinery(X ) Squat ( X ) Stand (i ) Perform Calculations ( ) Is exposed to mark ch