Under the direction of the Program Director, the chief of security supervises and coordinates activities concerning all security issues and personnel. The Chief of Security is responsible for providing security of inmates at the RRC, supervising, training, mentoring security team, documenting records and reports. Also, ensuring compliance with all established standard and practices.  This is a full-time position that must be able to perform duties on varying shifts (days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays).


  1. Provide quality security to the inmates of the Residential Reentry Center Services.
  2. Ensure that the program and inmates are complying with Federal Bureau of Prisons and VOASELA standards and regulations.
  3. Process documentation records and reports utilizing quality control measures.
  4. Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  5. Patrol RRC premises to preserve order and protect property, prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates. Monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and sally ports.
  6. Available as Key staff member during execution of emergencies.
  7. Supervise and train security staff in accordance e to BOP SOW, RRC operation manual, ACA, and PREA standards.
  8. Scheduling of security personnel on a monthly basis
  9. Respond to all emergency alarms and disturbances.
  10. Schedule, monitor resident substance abuse program (UA), and prepare UA report
  11. Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of clients, employees, visitors, and other persons and maintain security of premises. Maintains safe and secure environment for clients, employees and visitors.
  12. Perform inspections, supervision of all shifts especially the evening shift 4pm-12am. Work some weekends and available shifts to ensure the operation of the security department is functioning appropriately when key personnel are not present. Attend all mandatory training within the annual established timeframe.
  13. Attend scheduled monthly staff and security meetings
  14. Coordinate ACA and PREA accreditation for the facility.
  15. Ensure that the facility is in compliance with PREA standards and requirements
  16. Executes other duties as assigned


  • Attends and Conduct quarterly training to staff members
  • Participates in ACA and PREA audits.
  • Monitors facility operations when on call and makes decisions on case-related matters.
  • Advises the Program Director and on-duty staff on issues regarding security issue and matters.
  • Supervises 16 security staff.


This position requires the incumbent to have completed at least one year of education beyond high school or have a high school diploma/GED with two years of related experience. Degree in criminal justice preferred. One year experience in police or security field; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved Incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability to function with minimal on-site supervision; and the ability to lead a cohesive team while delegating effectively with clear communication. Supervisory experience and ability to demonstrate proficiency in promoting high levels of accountability measures, is desirable.   Incumbent must have experience working with individuals with asocial and addictive abuse histories, preferably in a residential inmate environment.  Knowledge of Federal Bureau of Prisons standards and regulations as they relate to residential inmate center security is required.    This position requires the incumbent to have superb oral and concise, professional written communication skills, along with exceptional organizational skills and an ability to prioritize multiple tasks concurrently.  The person should be capable of generating correspondence and spreadsheets using computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Must possess polished and diplomatic customer relation skills verbally, in person and through telephone communications, and in writing

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Competent computer skills including MS Office and knowledge of office equipment is required.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational, planning, work management and prioritizing skills required.
  • Problem solving ability, attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility, and reliability required.
  • Ability to maintain flexible work schedule when needed to meet the needs of the facility.
  • Ability to structure time, establish priorities, and work independently. 


  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older at the time the offer of employment is made.
  • May have to work outside of normal working hours.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a registered and insured vehicle.
  • Must be able to pass all required compliance checks and criminal history investigation, including Bureau of Prison NCIC/NLETS.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain certification in First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.


Normal office environment

This position may require incumbent to engage in overnight travel up to 5% of time as well as local travel in and around the community appropriate to the performance of duties and responsibilities. As such, incumbent must have:

  • Current driver’s license issued by state of residence
  • Current Vehicle Inspection decal
  • Current vehicle insurance
  • Current vehicle registration in state of residence
  • Satisfactory Motor Vehicle Report
  • BOP Background Check


Work is primarily performed in a normal office environment generally while seated at a desk. 

In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job related disability, or any other protected group status.

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