Security Technician - MCDRC
Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Job Code: 2022-CSCA-016
Location: Court Services & Community Alternatives
Department: Day Report Center
FT/PT Status: Full Time
Position Summary: Monitors and supervises adult male/female
participants within the Milwaukee County Day Reporting Center.
Maintains accountability of participants at all times and ensures
adherence to all safety, security, and sanitation requirements.
- Monitor and ensure regular and predictable attendance of
participants, and report all concerns immediately to the Program
Director, (or the Administrator in the PD's absence) and House of
- Supervise participants in all areas of the MCDRC.
- Conduct a brief interview with new participants to gather
demographic and contact information for the database.
- Take photographs of each participant and make ID badges for
first-time admissions to the MCDRC, as well as upload the
photograph file into the database.
- Complete Security Intake forms with each new
- Inform all new participants of the MCDRC rules and regulations,
and consistently enforce these policies.
- Adhere to the evidence-based principles of Motivational
Interviewing, Motivational Incentives, "What Are They Thinking?"
curriculum, and other practices with participants that will help to
support pro-social progress.
- Check as required all locking devices, alarms, and security
- Conduct daily entrance checks and searches on all participants
entering the MCDRC, as well as maintain control of contraband and
other items not permitted into the MCDRC, (hats, cigarettes,
- Drug test participants as needed.
- Make the required rounds through the MCDRC the participants'
lockers, and the bathrooms, as well as document these perimeter
checks in the database(s).Prepare all required reports and
documentation such as disciplinary and accidents, incidents
reports, medical reports, escapes, participants'' sign in/out
sheet. Follow policy to make required notification of incidents and
distribution of reports.
- Participate in preventive methods of discipline.
- Maintain both the security of the facility and the sanitation
of the facility to secure the safety of all participants, staff and
- Attend training sessions as directed.
- Attend scheduled staff meetings - bi-weekly or monthly
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide coverage for other Security Officers as needed or
2. Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the
responsibilities of this position.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required. Prior
experience in law enforcement is strongly desired. Familiarity with
evidence-based practices with offenders such as Motivational
Interviewing, Motivational Incentives, the R-N-R Model, and
criminogenic risk and need assessments a plus. Must possess a valid
Wisconsin Driver's License and insured auto; Must pass criminal
background check and drug test prior to official hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Written and verbal communication skills mandatory. Ability to
communicate effectively and in a positive manner with the
Administrator, the Program Director, co-workers, subcontractors and
clients, as well as external entities collaborating with the MCDRC.
De-escalation skills a must for this position. Ability to work in a
constant state of alertness and respond in a crisis situation.
Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines. Knowledge of
community resources to include housing, education, public
transportation; knowledge of CCAP; Sensitivity toward cultural,
ethnic, an disability issues; Good organizational, computer and
typing skills; Training and/or experience in motivational, trauma
informed care and motivational incentives.
Other Job Information (if applicable):
Work Relationship and Scope:
Works primarily with participants. Also interacts with all staff at
the MCDRC, including WCS staff and leadership, as well as the
partner providers on-site. Reports directly to the Program Director
on-site at the MCDRC, and to the Administrator in the Program
Director's absence. Has contact with a wide variety of individuals
to include criminal defendants, attorneys, judges, courthouse
personnel, sheriff department, jail staff, Probation and Parole
Most of the work will take place at the Milwaukee County Day Report
Center 1036 N. 10 th Street, Milwaukee, WI. Schedule varies with
business needs, but staff are generally scheduled between the hours
of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Must be able to be mobile throughout the facility, sit for extended
periods of time, walk and stay alert while on shift. Must be able
to evacuate occupants from building in less than three minutes in
the event of an emergency. Requires ability to provide First Aid
and CPR. Some lifting required.
Follow agency Code of Conduct; adhere to established policies and
procedures of the agency and of all funding sources; conduct self
in an ethical manner; maintain professional and respectful
relationships with program staff, other WCS staff, clients and all
external persons and agencies involved with service provision;
sensitivity toward cultural, ethnic and disability issues;
demonstrate commitment to agency values and mission.
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