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This position is responsible for securely transporting detainees between destinations and ensuring that the vehicles used for transportation activities are safe and properly maintained.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts pre-trip, during-trip, and post-trip inspections of all vehicles operated. Provides written Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR) at the end of each trip or shift and ensures that all potential safety defects are reported to the Transportation Supervisor.
Ensures that all permits and licenses are in order before beginning a trip. Notifies the Transportation Manager if there are problems before initiating a trip.
Ensures that vehicles have the necessary safety equipment before initiating a trip. Notifies the Transportation Manager if there are problems before initiating a trip.
Completes all necessary paperwork and reports in an accurate and thorough manner. Ensures that all reports are turned into the facility according to described policies and procedures.
Ensures that detainees are properly secured prior to leaving a facility and while in a vehicle. Ensures that all paperwork is obtained and completely accurately and thoroughly when obtaining detainees at a facility and delivering them to their appropriate destinations.
Ensures that all safety measures are followed at all time while transporting detainees, including but not limited, to all application federal, state, municipal and organizational laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Immediately contacts safety authorizations and facility management in the event of an accident. Provides detailed information, both verbally and written, to requesting authorities.
Delivers vehicles for servicing and picks them up when ready.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.
Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
A valid “Class B” or “Class C” Chauffeurs Driver’s License (CDL) with a Passenger (P) endorsement within 90 days of appointment.
Eighty (80) hours of verified and certified driver’s training from an approved company trainer and as defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Must possess a State Firearms License.
Must possess a State Security Guard License.
Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certification of satisfactory completion in Corrections, Law Enforcement, or Military.
Certification in Corrections, Law Enforcement, or Military.
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.
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 work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $76,340 in May 2020, while the median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $53,340 in May 2020.
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