Intake/Release Officer-12 HR

GEO Group Inc. La Villa , TX 78562

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Facility: EAST HIDALGO DETENTION CENTER

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary:

  • Performs all duties necessary to ensure incoming/outgoing offenders are processed in a timely manner.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees and monitors the activities of the intake and release areas.

  • Obtains transport roster of all offenders incoming to the facility.

  • Completes all daily information forms necessary in processing offenders in/out of the facility.

  • Updates computer upon arrivals/departures of offenders.

  • Updates count board upon arrival/departure of offenders.

  • Operates photo printer for offender ID.

  • Ensures all arriving offenders receive appropriate identification, including ID and wristband.

  • Responsible for completion of inventory of property for incoming/outgoing offenders.

  • Properly identifies each offender scheduled to be released.

  • Notifies necessary departments (Medical, Inmate Trust Fund, Security) of pending incoming/outgoing offenders.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.

  • College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field preferred. Training in cultural diversity or sensitivity preferred.

  • Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.

  • Ability to work overtime as required.

  • 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.

  • Work experience in a correctional setting preferred.

  • May be required to possess valid state driver's license.

  • Must be mature, flexible, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates or detainees and staff, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.

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Intake/Release Officer-12 HR

GEO Group Inc.