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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3500185/128244
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $14.42
Location: Milton, Florida
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: November 11, 2018

Job Introduction:

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Inmate Transportation Officer. As an Inmate Transportation Officer, you will be responsible for the care, custody, control, and safe and secure transportation of detainees from specified sites to designated points. The Inmate Transportation Officer is responsible for ensuring that the transportation vehicles are in safe and correct working order. The Inmate Transportation Officer is to ensure that they are in complete control of the transport vehicles at all times and that vehicles are operated in a safe and legal manner.

The Inmate Transportation Officer will provide and manage inmate/detainee safety, security, and transport in accordance with policy, procedures, and applicable regulations and statutes and is responsible for inmate/detainee pickup from a sending agency, transporting and delivering inmate/detainee and inmate/detainee property to specified receiving agency. The Officer will prepare and complete necessary forms and reports legibly and accurately as well conduct regular vehicle and equipment inspections.

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:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Inspect and prepare transportation vehicles for daily operation requirements; perform pre and post-trip inspection of vehicles; fill out required paperwork to report any damage or defects
  • Conduct pat-down searches of detainees; ensure that detainees are properly secured prior to leaving a facility, and while in a vehicle; ensure that all required paperwork is completed, accurately, and thoroughly when accepting detainees at a facility and delivering them to their appropriate destinations
  • Safe operation of vehicles; ensure that all safety and legal measures are followed at all times while transporting detainees, including but not limited to all application federal, state, municipal and organizational laws, regulations, policies and procedures

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to meet and maintain any applicable licensing, including security, driver's license or certification requirements
  • Must possess, by date of hire, a current and valid Florida driver’s license
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a Class "D" Security Officer License and a class "G" Statewide Firearms License issued by the State of Florida

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of two years of driving experience
  • Must posses one or more of the following:
    • Minimum of two years of law enforcement experience
    • Minimum of two years of service in the Military Police
    • Minimum of two years of corrections experience
  • Must also possess one or more of the following:
    • Service in Military Occupational Specialty related to law enforcement, security (such as Military Police, Elite Military Forces, combat arms) or any support role in a Combat Zone
    • Graduate of a Certified Public Safety Academy (military or civilian) in the law enforcement, adult corrections, or firefighter field
    • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or criminal justice related studies
    • A minimum of 8 or more years of active service in any military branch
    • Associate’s degree (or 60 credits) or higher in law enforcement or criminal justice with current or prior active military service

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • 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 21 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must not have used, tried, tasted, experimented with, or possessed any illegal controlled substance within the past 24 months for marijuana and three years for all other illegal drugs
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Must be able to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Must submit to a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment).
  • Must submit to 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

Physical Requirements and Environment

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

Major activity: Driving, walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing, and care, custody, and control of inmates

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


About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

 

To receive an update on your application status, please contact our local office by following this link: http://www.g4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices


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