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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2990818/98781
Number of Positions: 4
Job Category: Security / Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $17.00
Location: Tampa, FL
G4S Region: North America
Country:United States


G4S Business Unit:US Secure Solutions
Closing Date: October 7, 2017

Job Introduction:

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The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Juvenile Assessment Center Officer. As a Juvenile Assessment Center Officer, you will manage the general conduct and behavior of detainees, the maintenance of discipline, and the custodial, life and social skills training, recreation, transportation and housekeeping functions. The JAC Officer must make every attempt to minimize adverse effects of confinement by supporting the detainee’s physical, emotional, educational, and social development in an atmosphere which is as nonthreatening as possible.

A Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is a 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year operation.  The JAC is an intake, booking and release facility for juveniles arrested in a county by law enforcement agencies.  The JAC Officer is responsible for overseeing the process of arrested juveniles to be received, photographed, searched, fingerprinted, running checks for outstanding warrants via FCIC/NCIC and reporting warrant hits to local law enforcement.  The JAC Officer shall be trained to effectively communicate, monitor and control the juvenile’s behavior.  The JAC Officer shall be trained in juvenile corrections techniques to physically control detained youth. The JAC Officer shall consistently report, document, log activities and remain vigilant in oversight of the juveniles.  The JAC Officer works closely with other onsite providers to facilitate the flow of information between the in-house agencies as they perform screening and court related functions.  The JAC Officer shall make proper notifications for emergency and non-emergency medical response (Example:  911 notifications for medical emergencies and addiction recovery facility for Use of Force evaluation) and generate reports on significant issues to include all “Use of Force” incidents.

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

  • Maintain an orderly disciplined environment on the shift while representing professionalism
  • Prepares detainees for admission, release and court appearances outside facility
  • Ensures facility is maintained in a clean and safe condition at all times
  • Maintains the security of the facility
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Counsels individually with disruptive detainees; uses the option of confinement only as a last resort when a youth is beyond control
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities
  • Physically intervene with out-of-control youths

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must submit to a state licensing test if driving a company-owned or client-provided vehicle
  • 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 one or more of the following:
    • Former or retired public law enforcement and/or corrections officer
    • Former or retired military law enforcement and/or corrections with a favorable discharge

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 18 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 be able to work flexible schedules
  • 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 pre-employment drug test
  • 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:  Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.  Occasionally, physically exert 50 pounds of force.


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://g4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices


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