Guard I

Overview of the Position

Resident Monitor/Guard I shall be security personnel experienced in monitoring at-risk populations in a residential facility setting. Duties include but are not limited to monitoring the clients’ whereabouts both in and out of the facility, signing client/ guests, in and out of the facility, answering phones, supervising clients conducting daily chores, maintaining security and control throughout the facility and the grounds, conducting breathalyzers, urinalysis and pat searches as well as ensuring facility sanitation and adhering to District of Columbia fire safety codes and facility emergency procedures. Guards I will also participate in fire drills in the building, and educate staff and clients on safety procedures and other duties as assigned by the Facility Director, Deputy Director of Operations or designee.

Necessary Skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Proficiency in computers

• Detail-oriented

• Sound judgment

• Works well under pressure

• Great attitude


• High School diploma or equivalent

• Prior military and/or public safety experience preferred

• District of Columbia Fire Safety Director/ Guard Certification preferred or qualify to obtain one

Note: Employment at CORE DC’s HCEMP is subject to approval by the Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Justice. All prospective employees will be fingerprinted and must pass a background check. Prior criminal record is not necessarily a bar to employment; failure to disclose a criminal record or pending criminal charges may be a bar to employment or may result in termination.

CORE DC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)