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Transportation/Detention Officer

Company: G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
Location: Laredo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Transportation/Detention Officer Location: Laredo, Texas | Salary: $24.87 | Posted: 22 Apr 2021 | Closes: 22 May 2021 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: US Secure Solutions | Region / Division: North America | Reference: G4S/TP/L3500185/209531 Apply now Job Introduction: Hiring Now! $1000 Sign-on Bonus (w/ current CDL and Armed Guard Card only) The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Detention/Transportation Officer. The Detention/Transportation Officer is responsible for the secure and safe transportation, guarding, and escorting of detainees from specified sites to designated points. Officers duties include, but are not limited to, armed transportation services, escorting detainees to and from transport vehicles, and monitoring detainees in custody in accordance with U.S. ICE Standards. Transportation services entail over the road transport services, courtroom guarding, security services, and other related transportation and guard duties. The Detention/Transportation Officer is responsible for ensuring that the transportation vehicles are in safe and correct working order. The Detention/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. $1000 sign-on bonus (w/ current CDL and Armed Guard Card only) will be paid after 30 days of continuous employment. Bonus amount is subject to applicable federal and state income withholdings. As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits: + Major Medical, Dental and Vision + Paid vacation + 401K + Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development. Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits: + Critical Illness + Accident Insurance + Whole Life Insurance + Individual Short-Term Disability + Pre-Paid Legal Services + Identity Theft Services + Pet Insurance In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay! + RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program + Doctor on Demand + Qualsight LASIK Savings + Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program + Alliant Credit Union + Purchasing Power + Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership + FinFit: Financial Wellness Program + DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it 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. #SNA Role Responsibility: Specific Duties and Essential Functions + Perform audits and inspections of the services and personnel as described in the scope of work, and otherwise as needed to ensure requirements of client contract are being met + Supervise, lead, coordinate and organize security guards and security teams as needed and appropriate for his or her assigned shift + Act as a liaison to personnel and departments as needed and appropriate + Perform monitoring, surveillance and other physical security functions as defined in post orders + Perform incident detection and mitigation requirements including but not limited to checking systems, and responding to various events of varying severity including high severity such as breaches, life threatening events and natural disasters; investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities; maintain written logs as required + Maintain awareness of surroundings to promote physical security and safety; watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards + Deter theft and damage to property + Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or by vehicle + Contribute to communication and awareness of security policies and issues as needed; warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles + Provide facility escorting functions + Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits; control/direct traffic; observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements + Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons + Provide assistance, directions, and support to employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner The Ideal Candidate: Education, Licenses and Certifications Required + High school diploma or equivalent + Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing Type and Length of Specific Experience Required + Must possess a minimum of two (2) years driving experience + Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of experience in any combination of the following: + Law enforcement officer + Military policeman + Security officer engaged in functions related to detaining civil, administrative detainees Skills Required + 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 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 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 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 G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 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: 4s.us/en/Contact-Us/Local-Offices

Keywords: G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc., Laredo , Transportation/Detention Officer, Other , Laredo, Texas

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