SR. TRANSPORTATION OFFICER
GEO Secure Services

Falfurrias, Texas

Posted in Health and Safety


Job Info


Facility: SOUTH TEXAS TRANSPORTATION

Salary: $27.50 / hr

Bonus (if applicable): 

H&W: $4.23/ hr. This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.

Shift:

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary:

This position serves as a lead worker assigned by the Transportation Manager in high risk operations and high-profile federal government transportation contracts and must possess a CDL Class B with a (“P”) passenger endorsement. It also is responsible for securely transporting detainees between destinations and ensuring that the vehicles used for transportation activities are
safe and properly maintained. Finally, this position assists management when unexpected problems arise to develop effective and efficient solutions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists management when unique or unexpected problems arise while transporting detainees. Helps to develop effective and efficient solutions.
  • Reviews all vehicle inspection reports. Develops summaries for Transportation management and notes commonalities from the reports. Suggests solutions as necessary.
  • Ensures that all permits and licenses for all assigned vehicles are in order.
  • Verifies that vehicles have the necessary safety equipment before initiating a trip. Notifies the Transportation management if there are problems before assignments.
  • Properly tracks DOT HOS on Electronic Logging Devices.
  • Assists with interviewing and screening of applicant Transport Officers when required.
  • Reviews all necessary paperwork and reports in an accurate and thorough manner. Ensures that all reports are turned into the Transportation management according to described policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that all missions meet or exceed PBNDS/FBNDS safety measures while transporting detainees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Preferred Requirements:

  • Active Certification in Corrections, Law Enforcement, or Military demonstrating satisfactory completion of and approved training program.
  • A Valid CDL Class A or B with Passenger Endorsement Driver’s License.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer with Arrest Authority; or a minimum of three (3) years of Prisoner Handling and detention experience as a Corrections, Detention, or Military Police Officer. Previous Experience may be credited toward meeting the mandatory experience.


Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Two (2) years of driving experience in a transportation capacity.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer with Arrest Authority; or a minimum of three (3) years of Prisoner Handling and detention experience as a Corrections, Detention, or Military Police Officer. Previous Experience may be credited toward meeting the mandatory experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certification of satisfactory completion in Corrections, Law Enforcement, or Military. (Must obtain within the first 90 days of employment with approved waiver if acceptability).
  • A current driver’s license with no preventable accidents, suspensions for driving convictions, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or more than two (2) moving violations on any type of vehicle for the past three (3) years. (Must obtain CDL with passenger endorsement within the first 120 days of employment with approved waiver if acceptability).
  • Passing a company and Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol test.
  • Ability to work overtime frequently.
  • Ability to travel extended periods of time with frequent overnight stays.
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
  • Must be able to regularly report to work without being late.
  • Ability to be physically alert on any shift that is assigned.
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24-hour period.
  • Must be mature, flexible, and able to command the respect and confidence of inmates or detainees and staff, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.
  • Ability to pass a Company and Federal Client background investigation.
  • Willing and able to travel for extended periods of time on short notice.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.



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