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Posted on: May 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Security Officer V OIG Police Officer - Corporal - (BWD) - 23191

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is responsible for investigating crimes committed by Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) employees, crimes and delinquent conduct committed at a TJJD state-operated facility or contracted facility, and crimes involving TJJD interests; detection, interception, and investigation of contraband within secure and non-secure TJJD-operated and contracted facilities; locating and apprehending TJJD youth who have escaped, absconded, or violated a condition of their release from TJJD; operating a 24-hour Incident Reporting Center (IRC) to receive and document allegations of criminal activity involving TJJD interests and reports of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation of TJJD youth; and preparing and submitting reports regarding criminal investigations and OIG operations to the TJJD board, members of the legislature, and other state agencies; and monitoring compliance with the TJJD Use of Force Plan.

Performs advanced (senior-level) security enforcement work. Work involves overseeing, monitoring, and/or patrolling grounds outside secure facility area; checking employees and visitors in and out of the facility; inspecting and safeguarding buildings, properties, and equipment; maintaining facility security and traffic control; and checking for contraband. Investigates all criminal offenses detected during those security duties, including offenses committed by staff, contractors, visitors, and volunteers. Makes arrests when probable cause exists. Responds to calls for service, crimes in progress, threats against staff, visitors, or offenders, and threats to the security of TJJD property. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others.

Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and be on-call.

This position is subject to a written exercise and a physical fitness assessment.

(SALARY 23.80 Hourly / Brownwood, TX)

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