Resident Monitor I
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WEST CENTRAL COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
JOB TITLE: RESIDENT MONITOR I
EXEMPTION STATUS: NON_EXEMPT
CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED
LOCATION: 18200 STATE ROUTE 4, MARYSVILLE, OHIO 43040
WORK SCHEDULE: SHIFTS VARY DATE: 2011R
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
JOB FUNCTION: Under the direct supervision of the Resident Monitor III and the general direction of the Resident Monitor Coordinator, the Resident Monitor I is responsible for all matters relating to: security; employee, resident, and visitor safety; and the cleanliness and sanitation of the entire facility. Directly responsible for ensuring the continual accountability of all assigned residents, and a safe and secure environment that facilitates treatment and rehabilitation. Supervises resident admission/release operations, drug and alcohol testing, visitation, recreation, commissary, laundry procedures, transportation services, and other related duties as required. Facilitates security support for other treatment programs as required. The Resident Monitor I is expected to participate in other facility activities which foster a safe and secure environment that is conducive to the goals and mission of the West Central Community Correctional Facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintains operational logs, records, inventories, and files to facilitate security, safety, sanitation, and accountability;
- Responsible for accurate, detailed, and timely reports and other documentation regarding resident and staff activity;
- Participates in operational, programming, and other facility staff meetings as necessary;
- Ensures that all minimum standards of the local/state/federal authorities are maintained within the scope of your responsibility;
2. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION OF STAFF
3. FACILITY OPERATIONS
- Maintain an environment that is conducive to our agency philosophy and humane living conditions;
- Be aware of resident treatment/rehabilitation plans and needs, and assist the resident in the completion of their treatment goals;
- Enforces Residential Program Rules and Regulations in a firm, fair and consistent manner; and follows appropriate reporting procedures for violations;
- Responds to resident needs and conflicts in a preventative fashion so as to reduce volatile situations;
- Assures resident movement follows facility procedures; monitors residents entering and leaving program by following the established sign-in and sign-out procedures;
- Responsible for handling crisis and emergency situations in program, calling for assistance when needed, and documenting all such incidents per agency policy;
- Conducts visual head counts, isolation checks, facility shakedowns, and resident searches according to approved policies/procedures;
- Monitors, identifies, and documents all individuals (i.e., visitors, outside agency personnel, officials, etc.) entering and leaving the West Central Community Correctional Facility;
- Supervises, directs, and evaluates the completion of resident housekeeping assignments within areas of responsibility. Ensures necessary cleaning supplies are available and utilized properly
- Remains alert throughout work shift and maintains contact with personnel on duty to be aware of unusual situations that may arise and/or problems that need to be resolved;
- Maintains close and continual coordination with the staff of all functional areas ensuring smooth facility operations, and that residents receive proper and timely services;
- Ensures that the facility and its premises are kept free of health, fire, and safety hazards; ensures that all grounds, walkways, driveways, and parking areas are in good repair and well-lighted for a safe and secure perimeter;
- Ensures compliance with facility policies and procedures with regard to the use and storing of all sharp instruments, tools, toxic, corrosive, flammable substances, and other potentially dangerous supplies and equipment;
- Properly notifies supervisor and maintains logs and reports of events, situations, and incidents which occur during the daily operations and programs of the facility;
- Supervises facility access and key control per procedure;
- Monitors, and documents procedures for the conduct of monthly fire drills, tornado drills, and other emergency situations as required;
- Supervises, and documents daily, weekly, and monthly inspections in and around the facility to ensure the facility is clean, orderly, and in good repair;
- Supervises resident during recreation, visitation, commissary, transportation, and other activities as required;
- Follows procedure regarding the maintenance of transportation resources;
- Coordinates, conducts, and documents control inventories;
- Supervises the maintenance of good order and discipline within the facility by following procedures and completing accurate timely documentation;
- Responds in person, when required, to any problems and/or emergencies at the facility in a timely manner, regardless of hour; may have to work overtime;
- Creates and maintains a working environment for effective communication among staff.
4. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL FUNCTIONS
- Each employee understands his/her role in using cognitive behavioral intervention and develops the necessary competencies to successfully function in the program.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
- High School Graduate; Under Graduate education in Criminal Justice preferred, but not required;
- Work experience that required the ability to implement effective operations, and the supervision of others which may have included military service, corrections, coaching, counseling, and the application of both positive and negative sanctions to facilitate behavior modification;
- Experience with adult and/or juvenile offender/inmate/resident supervision and discipline, preferred;
- Interpersonal communication skills requiring courtesy and tact when dealing with other staff, criminal justice agencies, local organizations, and the general public. Must be able to deal with residents and their families in a tactful, yet firm, fair, and consistent manner;
- Ability to relate with people, listen, and then resolve problems effectively; ability to timely define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
- Experience with handling emergencies and potentially dangerous situations; ability to remain cool under pressure; ability to deal with aberrant behavior;
- Personally a team player, while having the ability to supervise residents in a therapeutic modality;
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing; read, understand and write reports, memos, and policies;
- Skills in effective written and oral communications; ability to orally give directions, speak on the telephone, read and write reports;
- Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds as required;
- Skill in the use of a personal computer and related office software preferred;
- Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License.
Potential exists for exposure to disease/illness.
This is a minimum-security adult facility; therefore, all outside access doors are locked at all times.
All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related tasks as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.