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Security Supervisor

  • Full time

  • Daytime hours Monday - Friday

  • Full benefits


Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) is recruiting for a Security Supervisor position. The position will be responsible for the management and ongoing development of the agency’s security services. The role will be primarily positioned at The Core Center, which provides 24/7 crisis care services for youth and adults, while also performing duties at the Ebel Recovery Center, which provides substance use treatment and detoxification services for adults.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct administrative supervision of security officer staff, offering support and guidance in managing daily operations. Ensures security services provided are supportive of the agency’s mission and promote the safety and security of agency personnel and persons served.

  • In conjunction with the Crisis Program Manager, recruit and hire security officer staff, ensuring that the hired staff meet the criteria for the position.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures relating to safety and security of agency personnel and persons served.

  • Complete probationary and annual performance evaluations for security officer staff.

  • Responsible for security staff schedules.

  • Serve as a liaison to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies as well as security staff employed by other agencies. Promote and maintain harmonious and effective relationships and communications with said agencies. Participate in investigations as needed.

  • Review incident reports, security logs, video camera footage, etc., providing follow-up and education when needed to improve safety and security procedures.

  • Provide routine training to agency personnel related to safety and security, with emphasis on non-violent crisis intervention.

  • Train new staff as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the leadership team.


Required Licensure/Certification and Experience/Abilities

  • Certified as a Law Enforcement officer in the state of South Dakota required.

  • 5 years experience as a Certified Law Enforcement officer preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, other professional agencies, other employees, supervisors, and the public.

  • Sensitivity to special needs of the clients; and ability to recognize, and work with cultural and ethnic differences.

  • Ability to plan and organize time effectively.

  • Ability to safely operate passenger vans and non-passenger vehicles.

  • Ability to interpret and follow written state guidelines.

  • Ability to follow directives of supervisors.

Hiring Insights


Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) is an integrated behavioral healthcare agency offering a variety of different programs in southeastern South Dakota. LCBHS provides residential, outpatient, and inpatient programs as well as patient-centered medical homes, medication-assisted treatment, and crisis services to individuals experiencing substance use disorders or mental illness. LCBHS is considered by many to be the premiere, fully integrated non-profit provider of substance use disorder and mental health services in Southeastern South Dakota.

Staff and Facilities

LCBHS provides services with a staff of 170 individuals from office locations in Yankton, Vermillion, and Lake Andes, South Dakota. Plans are well underway for the consolidation of the Yankton locations into one state-of-the-art facility. We are proud to adhere to a “no wrong door” treatment approach that allows ready access to an integrated array of services regardless of the access point.

About our Culture, Commitment to Employees

  • The leadership at LCBHS is committed to ongoing professional development for their staff.

  • Our employees experience professional growth through ongoing training and cutting-edge treatment practices. 

  • LCBHS pays for required CEU’s, licensing fees and certifications.

  • Options are available for student loan repayment through the National Health Service Corp or South Dakota State Loan Repayment Program.

  • LCBHS is a training site for most, if not all, behavioral health specialties.

  • We know life happens, that’s why all employees start with a plan that allows 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of paid vacation and provisions for paid sick leave and paid emergency family leave.

  • Flexible work hours are available to accommodate life demands.

  • LCBHS invests in employees with a pensions plan providing up to a 6 percent match and immediate vesting.

  • LCBHS employees are supported by strong and competent leadership available 24/7.


LCBHS offers an excellent benefits package!

  • Three weeks paid vacation per year, 10 paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid individual employee health insurance, life insurance, available vision and dental insurance, dependent care savings, health care savings, 401K with up to 6 percent employer match - 100% vested upon enrollment, potential student loan repayment and more!


Come join our family-oriented team of passionate individuals who are serious about making a difference in the lives of our patients and the communities we serve.

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