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The Geo Group
Phoenix, Arizona, 85003, United States
$13.00 per hour
December 03, 2018


This position requires a current AZ COTA certification (Correctional Officer Training Academy).


Provides counseling services, assists the inmates/detainees in adjusting to facility life and obtaining needed services or changes in assignment. Develops and implements programs within the facility to meet the individual needs of inmates/detainees, to include individual and group counseling.

Rate of pay: $13/hr - full-time.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Interviews newly admitted inmates/detainees.

* Conducts facility orientation for newly assigned inmates/detainees explaining rules and regulations of the facility, available services and programs, and the disciplinary and classification process.

* Provides individual counseling to inmates/detainees on an informal basis regarding work and housing assignments, adjustment problems, and family problems.

* Resolves day-to-day problems with counseling. Refers inmates/detainees with serious problems to professional counseling staff.

* Provides assistance to the inmates/detainees in obtaining needed services. Serves as a representative for the inmate/detainee at classification committee meetings.

* Monitors inmate/detainee custody, housing, job and program assignments to ensure all cases are reviewed in a timely manner.

* Conducts visits to inmates/detainees assigned to caseload who are housed in special housing.

* Reviews inmate/detainee medical status to determine eligibility to work in volunteer job assignments.

* Conducts educational classes to reduce recidivism.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

* Current AZ COTA Certification required (Correctional Officer Training Academy)

* High school diploma or equivalent certification required.

* One (1) year in caseload management of offenders in a correctional setting preferred or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Moderate level of proficiency in computer and data entry.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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