Driver - Security

GEO Group Inc. Ester , AK 99725

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Facility: NORTHSTAR CENTER

Pay: $19.50

Bonus (if applicable): $2000 SIGN ON BONUS

H&W: 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: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) 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.

WE ARE HIRING WITH $2000 SIGN ON BONUS

(payable in quarterly installments)

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 conducts random on-site verification visits to the home and employment of home confinement residents. Contacts employers by phone and in person to conduct initial on-site employment verification visits. Conducts employment verification phone calls for in-house residents. Conducts initial pass sponsor verification phone calls for in-house residents.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts weekly random on-site verification visits to the home and employment of all home confinement residents and ensures the visits are conducted on varied days and varied times.

  • Conducts weekly random on-site verification visits to the home and employment of all home confinement residents based on the monthly schedule.

  • Ensures all visits are conducted at a time when the resident will be available.

  • Reports to the facility to record the weekly visits in the home confinement.

  • On a limited basis, performs Urine Analysis testing on residents while conducting the on-site home visit.

  • On a limited basis, conducts searches of a resident's vehicle while conducting the on-site home visit.

  • In conjunction with the Job Developer, conducts initial employment visits for in-house residents.

  • In conjunction with the Job Developer, conducts monthly employment verification calls to the employer and the resident.

  • In conjunction with the Case Managers, conducts initial visits to Pass Sponsor Homes for inhouse residents.

  • Physically patrols facility to visually observe and listen to residents and monitors the state of the facility. Examples of activities include smelling for marijuana; listening to conversations; ensuring doors, windows and gates are properly secured and fences or bars are intact.

  • Supervises meals, visitor hours, and work details to observe for unusual or suspicious activities or behavior so that preventive measures are taken prior to potential problem occurrences.

  • Organizes voluntary resident work crews to assist in maintaining facility cleanliness to ensure that facility meets company and government standards.

  • Supervises the set-up and cleaning of the eating and food service areas. Make sure residents are using proper portion control when serving food.

  • Uses judgment to determine inappropriate or abnormal conditions or behavior. Take action to verify or correct abnormal or unusual situations, or request assistance and input from a peer or supervisor if the situation escalates beyond your capabilities.

  • Conducts scheduled and impromptu cleanliness checks of facility to maintain it in an orderly and clean fashion to meet health and environmental requirements. (Includes all rooms within the facility and residents' personal belongings.)

  • Interfaces with authorized correctional or contracting agency personnel to communicate status of residents and coordinate resident activities.

  • Inventories property and complete Property Inventory Form upon arrival of new resident. Re-inventories and secures property if resident escapes, so that resident's property will be available when it is claimed.

  • Makes initial contact with any visitors and verify their identity. Be professional and courteous while assisting visitor or government officials with resident affairs (e.g., arrival, release, etc.).

  • Documents formal and informal disciplinary actions for rule violations, according to procedure, to comply with government and contracting agency requirements and log accordingly.

  • Performs the following activities on both a scheduled and random basis: urinalyses, pat downs, shakedowns, counts, breath tests and community verifications, to maintain the control and security of the residents and facility.

  • Maintains legible, accurate and concise records in your own handwriting of observations in the Daily Log so that staff on all shifts are continuously informed of the status of residents and facility.

  • Secures prescription medicine. Medication Log is to be completed to ensure residents do not abuse or misuse medication.

  • Conveys resident communications to appropriate supervisors so that preventive measures can be taken to maintain the health, safety and security of the residents and staff.

  • Communicates with residents and staff in a professional manner to affirm and enhance self esteem and dignity, and to maintain positive resident/staff relations.

  • Participates in staff meetings by sharing observations and recommendations regarding the facility, residents and staff relations to identify and resolve problems and function as a unified team.

  • Completes in-service training to meet the requirements for continued personal and professional self-development.

  • Maintains confidentiality obtained through job duties regarding employees, vendors, residents, outside agencies, etc., so that sensitive information is only given on a "need to know" basis.

  • Comply with policies and work rules as described in the company Employee Handbook, the Statement of Work, and the Facility Policies and Procedures Manual, including directives of Cornell Corrections managers and supervisors in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to company standards.

  • Adheres to attendance policy; be available to work all shifts; work overtime as required, to ensure adequate coverage of the program and to ensure the safety and security of the residents.

  • Complies with Facility safety rules; take appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner and without injury to self or others.

  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or has passed a General Education Development (GED) test.

  • Must be 21 years of age at time of employment.

  • One year experience in a related field.

  • Personal vehicle available for company business,

  • Valid state driver's license at the time of appointment and a willingness to travel throughout the state,

  • Must be able to meet company standards regarding automobile insurance,

  • Be of good moral character.

  • Ability to work with computers and the applicable software typically used by the facility.

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