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CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

Company name
GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company)

Location
Bonham, TX

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Security Officers (Correctional Officers) seeking a full-time opportunity

, isn’t it time to find the kind of opportunity that truly challenges you to use the skills you’ve worked so hard to build? We can help!

We are a leader in our industry. We ensure our employees a stable career, competitive benefits, and a diversified range of employment.

With us, there’s no telling how far you’ll go. Now’s the time to start your journey!

Correctional Officer (Security / Operations)

Job Responsibilities

With your background in security operations/corrections as our Security Guard (Correctional Officer), you will be overseeing and monitoring the activities of the inmates or detainees in living areas, recreation activities areas, dining areas and visitation areas. You will be coordinating and monitoring inmate or detainee movements, conducting counts and providing emergency response as needed. In addition, you may be assigned to various posts including, but not limited to, the control room, front and sally port entrance, health services, special housing, perimeter safety, transportation, work details, reception, intake and visits officer, etc., as required by management.

Additional responsibilities include:

Providing safety in program activities and supervising labor crews in various areas around facility

Conducting shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a specialized team; confiscating contraband in accordance to facility and contracting agency policies and procedures

Initiating disciplinary reports on inmates or detainees

Preparing reports and maintaining daily logs as

required

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

Promoting facility cleanliness and reporting need for maintenance or repairs

Serving as member of special teams to respond to emergencies as

required

Completing training courses as required by facility training standards

Performing correctional duties for any shift as defined by management

Performing other duties as assigned

Correctional Officer (Security / Operations)  

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

As our Security Guard, you

must

be mature, flexible, with the ability to command the respect and confidence of inmates or detainees and staff. You must be philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility and possess a high tolerance to mental stress. Working experience in a correctional setting is preferred.

Additional requirements include:

High school diploma or equivalent certification

College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field,

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

May be required to possess valid state driver’s license

Training in cultural diversity or sensitivity,

preferred

Correctional Officer (Security /Operations)

Benefits

You will be part of a stable, established and yet still growing organization with a great deal of diversification, which will present you with a range of different challenges. Since we do prefer to promote from within, you will have opportunities to move to other facilities, as well as to different divisions within the company. We value your hard work and professional dedication and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes full benefits.

Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependents)

Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

Short- and long-term disability

Flexible spending account

401(k)

Stock purchase program

Tuition reimbursement

Legal program – Legal Club of America

Paid time off

Direct deposit

Theme park and attraction discounts

Your world of opportunities begins here! Apply today!

Correctional Officer (Security /Operations) 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Compensation:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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