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Detention - Transportation Officer

Location
Laredo, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
16 Jul 2022
Job Introduction

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6000 dollar sign-on bonus!

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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.

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.

$6,000 bonus (payable only with valid Class A or B Texas CDL with Passenger Endorsement, valid Texas Commissioned Security License; and eQuip security clearance - active and transferable) will be paid as follows: $3,000 after 30 days of continuous employment, and $3,000 after 60 days of continuous employment. Bonus amount is subject to applicable federal and state income withholdings.

Main Responsibilities

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 .

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Details

  • Job Reference: 659559012-2
  • Date Posted: 16 July 2022
  • Recruiter: G4s
  • Location: Laredo, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent