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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2431135/114656
Number of Positions: 4
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $14.50
Location: Bartow, Florida
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: May 16, 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. The Inmate Transportation Officer is responsible for the safe and secure transportation of detainees from specified sites to designated points. In this role, you will be 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.

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 driver's license or certification requirements
  • Must possess a current and valid driver's license
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a Class D/Security Officer License issued by the State of Florida

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of two years driving experience
  • Must possess 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

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 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 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
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
    • MMPI - Psychological testing
    • 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: Driving, walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. 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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