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Custody Officer (Anaheim, CA)

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Job Reference: SS01406
Number of Positions: 12
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $16.5 - $25
Location: Anaheim
G4S Region: Americas
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:Secure Solutions
Closing Date: April 4, 2013

Job Introduction:

The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custody Officer.  The Custody Officer supports jail operations at existing G4S staffed facilities. Responsible for the safety and welfare of incarcerated individuals, this security professional will livescan arrestees and complete all required booking documents for induction into the jail facility. The custody officer will also be required to feed the inmates and conduct hourly cell checks to insure their well-being. At times the custody officer may be required to transport inmates to a hospital or another detention facility in the clients specialized transportation van.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities.  We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

  • Monitor the existing inmates and ensure that they are secured and safe in their cells
  • Process and book new inmates into the jail facility to include livescan fingerprinting
  • Warm up and serve pre-packaged meals to inmates at prescribed time periods
  • Transport inmates to the county jail as required

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a current Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) issued guard card
  • Must be Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) Title 15 Core Course certified

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of one (1) year of verifiable experience as a custody officer, detention officer or police officer
  • Must have one of the following:
    • Law enforcement experience
    • Service in elite military forces (Navy Seals, Delta Force etc.)
    • Military police or combat arms
    • Graduate of a police/corrections academy
    • Possess a criminal justice degree, Associate’s or higher
    • Career military

Skills Required

  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail

Other

  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must  be able to work flexible schedules
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment). 
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
    • Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity:  Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

 

EOE M/F/D/V

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace


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