Facility Locksmith

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Facility Locksmith who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting.

Who We Are:

CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career! 

  • A supportive environment where employment growth is promoted.

  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.

  • PTO & paid holidays.

  • Paid job training & other great incentives. 

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!


The Facility Locksmith installs, maintains and repairs facility locks and related hardware for correctional facility. Troubleshoots, repairs and installs commercial and industrial security door locking hardware. Maintains master keying systems for both standard and small formats.


  • Performs preventive maintenance, diagnoses and corrects problems involving various components. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, latches, keepers and hinges.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, welding equipment, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Inspects and listens to equipment to diagnose malfunctions.  Dismantles defective or malfunctioning machines and equipment, installs new or repaired parts, and tests operation following repair.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of standard operating records and reports, as required.  Process all work orders, reports, and other documents in a timely manner.
  • Completes assignments based on urgency and scheduled needs.  Coordinates with facility Maintenance Supervisor in completing high priority repairs and preventive maintenance to ensure safe and secure facility system operations.



  • High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.
  • Two years of experience with detention, commercial and industrial, mechanical and electronic locking systems hardware installation is required.
  • Locksmith certification and/or completion of Architectural Hardware Certification training preferred. 
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran

Full time
Hartsville, TN 37074, US