Officer

GEO Group Inc. Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

Facility: ARIZONA STATE PRISON - PHOENIX WEST

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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This position oversees and maintains custody, care, and control of inmates or detainees of a facility, while enforcing the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the company and contracting agency. Full time, $15.00 per hour, overtime available.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees and monitors the activities of the inmates or detainees in living areas, recreation activities areas, dining areas and visitation areas.

  • Coordinates and monitors inmate or detainee movements, conducts counts, and provides emergency response as needed.

  • May be assigned to various posts including, but not limited to, the control room, front and sally port entrance, health services, special housing, perimeter security, transportation, work details, reception, intake, and visits officer, etc., as required by management.

  • Provides security in program activities and supervises labor crews in various areas around facility.

  • Conducts shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a specialized team. Confiscates contraband in accordance to facility and contracting agency policies and procedures.

  • Initiates disciplinary reports on inmates or detainees.

  • Prepares reports and maintains daily logs as required.

  • Ensures prompt and appropriate assistance to inmates or detainees in the event of injury, illness or trauma.

  • Promotes facility cleanliness and reports need for maintenance or repairs.

  • Serves as member of special teams to respond to emergencies as required.

  • Completes training courses as required by facility training standards.

  • Performs correctional duties for any shift as defined by management.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.

  • Must be 18 or older

  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire an AZ drivers' license

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

  • 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.

  • 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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