• Unit Manager

    CoreCivic Lake City, FL 32025

    Job #2463942933

  • At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. We are currently seeking a Unit Manager who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting. Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

    The Unit Manager supervises staff assigned to the unit and oversees unit program. They perform liaison functions throughout the facility by attending a variety of administrative meetings, which links the unit to the total facility operation. This individual also provides for the unit to be fully staffed and oversees the manner in which manpower resources are expended in the unit. Lastly, they will monitor and assesses the unit's progress with an emphasis on remedying any deficiencies.

    • Directly supervise staff assigned to the unit in the performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by facility and corporate policy.

    • Participate in recruiting, hiring and orienting assigned staff.

    • Communicate responsibilities, authorities and accountability to all direct subordinates so that they are defined and understood.

    • Complete written evaluations on all staff under direct supervision; review and approve staff evaluations completed by subordinate managers or supervisors in accordance with corporate guidelines.

    • Routinely review subordinates' payroll records and the use of overtime.


    • High school diploma, GED certification, or equivalent is required.

    • Three years of experience in a criminal justice field, which includes two years in a supervisory capacity or two years as a CoreCivic Case Manager or Correctional Counselor, is required.

    • Additional qualifying education may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis.

    • Experience on a "CoreCivic Way" unit management team that includes time served as an acting Unit Manager may be substituted for the aforementioned qualifications.

    • Must be certified in the discipline of Corrections through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and in good standing; or must meet the FDLE eligibility guidelines and become a Certified Correctional Officer in accordance with the process defined by subsection 1 1B-27.002 F.A.C.

    • Must be available to work any hours, any shift.

    • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of correctional facility management, supervision, and training as well as knowledge of, pertinent corrections laws, rules and regulations.

    • A valid driver's license is required.

    • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

    CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.

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