GEO Corrections .and. Detentions OFFICER in Aurora, Colorado
Reference No: 19242/18067/77788Facility: AURORA IICompensation Base: $25.33Compensation Bonus (if applicable):Equal Opportunity Employer.SummaryThis position oversees and maintains custody, care, and control of inmatesor detainees of a facility, while enforcing the rules, regulations,policies, and procedures of the company and contracting agency.Primary Duties and Responsibilities* Oversees and monitors the activities of the inmates or detainees in livingareas, 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, thecontrol room, front and sally port entrance, health services, specialhousing, perimeter security, transportation, work details,reception, intake, and visits officer, etc., as required by management.* Provides security in program activities and supervises labor crews invarious areas around facility.* Conducts shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or aspart of a specialized team. Confiscates contraband in accordance to facilityand 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 theevent 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 ma nagement.* Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Requirements* Must have High school diploma or equivalent certification required.* Must have Driver License* Must be at least 21years of age* Must be a U.S. Citizen* Must be able to pass Physical, TB, Vision, Audio, Drug Screen, andBackground Check.* College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences,correctional services or related field preferred. Training in culturaldiversity 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 workingextended 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 ofinmates or detainees and staff and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.