Company: GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company)
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Facility: -LaSalle Detention Facility
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is responsible for securely transporting detainees
between destinations and ensuring that the vehicles used for
transportation activities are safe and properly maintained.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts pre-trip, during-trip, and post-trip inspections of all
vehicles operated. Provides written Daily Vehicle Inspection
Reports (DVIR) at the end of each trip or shift and ensures that
all potential safety defects are reported to the Transportation
Ensures that all permits and licenses are in order before beginning
a trip. Notifies the Transportation Manager if there are problems
before initiating a trip.
Ensures that vehicles have the necessary safety equipment before
initiating a trip. Notifies the Transportation Manager if there are
problems before initiating a trip.
Completes all necessary paperwork and reports in an accurate and
thorough manner. Ensures that all reports are turned into the
facility according to described policies and procedures.
Ensures that detainees are properly secured prior to leaving a
facility and while in a vehicle. Ensures that all paperwork is
obtained and completely accurately and thoroughly when obtaining
detainees at a facility and delivering them to their appropriate
Ensures that all safety measures are followed at all time while
transporting detainees, including but not limited, to all
application federal, state, municipal and organizational laws,
regulations, policies, and procedures.
Immediately contacts safety authorizations and facility management
in the event of an accident. Provides detailed information, both
verbally and written, to requesting authorities.
Delivers vehicles for servicing and picks them up when ready.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.
Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
A valid "Class B" or "Class C" Chauffeurs Driver's License (CDL)
with a Passenger (P) endorsement at time of hire.
Eighty (80) hours of verified and certified driver's training from
an approved company trainer and as defined by the U.S. Department
Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a
certification of satisfactory completion in Corrections, Law
Enforcement, or Military.
Certification in Corrections, Law Enforcement, or Military.
A current driver's license with no preventable accidents,
suspensions for driving convictions, Driving While Intoxicated
(DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or more than two (2)
moving violations on any type of vehicle for the past three (3)
Passing a company and Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and
Ability to work overtime frequently.
Ability to travel extended periods of time with frequent overnight
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
Must be mature, flexible, and able to command the respect and
confidence of inmates or detainees and staff and possess a high
tolerance to mental stress.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically
used by the department.
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