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Date:  May 23, 2023

Joliet, IL, US, 60436

Job Requisition ID:  26595

Agency :  Department of Corrections - Joliet Treatment Center
Closing Date/Time: 06/07/2023
 11:59 pm
Salary:   Anticipated starting salary $7,500/month; CBA Applies; Full Range $7,500-$11,181/month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Will  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   VR704  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


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Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  26595

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Corrections at Joliet Treatment Center is looking for a compassionate and highly driven Corrections Treatment Senior Security Supervisor at its newly built Joliet Treatment Center.  The successful candidate will organize, plan, execute, control, and evaluate security operations at Joliet Treatment Center.  In addition to serving as a full-line supervisor and through subordinate Corrections Treatment Officer Supervisors, the person in this position will oversee daily inspections with individuals in custody as well as establish and maintain various types of records and data related to facility security/safety.  If interested in this unique opportunity, please apply according to instructions listed on the job posting.  We invite all qualified applicants to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as a full line supervisor.
  2. Organizes, plans, executes, controls, and evaluates security operations at Joliet Treatment Center (JTC).
  3. Oversees daily inspections of all operations at Joliet Treatment Center.
  4. Prepares overtime charts and rosters for treatment and security staff.
  5. Gathers data related to facility security/safety incidents.
  6. Serves as a Duty Administrative Officer when assigned, remaining on grounds each day during weekends and holidays.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires either a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university specializing in criminal justice, penology, psychology, social work or a closely related social science OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field of study and at least one (1) year of experience providing direct service in the field of mental health and one (1) year of experience in the field of corrections.
  2. Requires three (3) years’ supervisory experience in a related institutional setting.

Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

  1. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience working with individuals in custody implementing behavior treatment plans and/or carrying out special interventions to promote appropriate behaviors towards staff and other individuals in custody.
  2. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience implementing safety, security, and custodial measures for subordinate supervisory staff to follow for patient control.
  3. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience gathering data related to security/safety workplace incidents.
  4. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience of overseeing and scheduling security trips for individuals in custody such as hospital and/or security furloughs.
  5. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience overseeing daily housing inspections of individuals in custody.
  6. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience administering emergency first aid to individuals in custody and/or employees.
  7. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience preparing reports concerning unusual incidents, accidents, and/or violations of rules by employees and/or individuals in custody.
  8. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience serving as a duty administrative officer or similar like position when assigned.
  9. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience interpreting collective bargaining contracts and supervising union covered employees.
  10. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience of maintaining overtime charts and/or rosters for distribution among subordinate employees.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires successful completion of an approved corrections treatment officer training program within six (6) months of hire.
  2. Requires the physical ability to perform duties assigned.
  3. Requires a valid, appropriate driver’s license and the ability to travel statewide.
  4. Requires ability to carry a firearm.
  5. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  6. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
  7. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer.

About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.  Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.  The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.  Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.  The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Hours:  11:00pm - 7:00am Sunday - Thursday  
Work Location: Joliet Treatment Center - 2848 McDonough St Joliet, IL 60431  
Agency Contact:

Julie Anderson


Phone #: 779-242-6549

Job Family:  Social Services; Public Safety  


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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Nearest Major Market: Joliet
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago