Correctional Counselor – MCJ II

Published
June 6, 2021
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people!

CoreCivic is currently seeking a Correctional Counselor who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting. 

Who We Are:

  • CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, security corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release.

  • Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 secured facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. 

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives. 

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

Perform routine duties of a Correctional Counselor is a uniformed, security trained member of the Unit Management Team responsible for resolving daily inmate issues before they become significant matters, incidents or grievances.

  • Perform routine duties of a Correctional Counselor is a uniformed, security trained member of the Unit Management Team responsible for resolving daily inmate issues before they become significant matters, incidents or grievances.
  • Ensure that services and programs are delivered to inmates assigned to the unit at a time and manner as designed.
  • Maintain a caseload of inmates with the primary purpose of resolving daily living issues before they expand into significant incidents.
  • Make daily rounds through assigned units talking with staff and inmates, observing operations and interactions between staff and inmates in the unit, ensuring the unit is operating in a safe and secure manner and anticipates situations.
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with inmates regarding grievance or potential grievance matters and resolve the situation within the framework of policy.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent, with one year of correctional officer experience required; two or more years experience preferred. Additional education may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Minimum Age Requirement:  Must be at least 21 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE– M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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