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Transportation Officer

Company: The GEO Group
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Pay is $27.00 per hour plus 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. 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. Job Summary: 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. 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.
      • A valid "Class B" license with a Passenger (P) endorsement at time of hire, or a valid Class B with a P endorsement permit. Permit holder must be willing and able to obtain full license within 180 days from date of hire.
      • 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 be willing and able to range qualify with a 9mm weapon within 90 days of start date and annually thereafter.
      • Minimum three (3) years of full-time experience in law enforcement with powers of arrest, or as corrections/detention officer or military police with experience in security matters related to prisoner handling and detention on a regular basis. If retired or separated from jobs related to mandatory experience, the Transportation Officer's retirement or separation must be no more than five (5) years prior to the performance of contract service.
      • 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.
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen
        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
        • Reduces tuition rates for degree programs
        • Employee discount
        • Employee assistance program
        • Pet insurance
        • Disability Insurance
        • Paid training
        • Other additional benefits available EOE

Keywords: The GEO Group, Aurora , Transportation Officer, Professions , Aurora, Colorado

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