INVESTIGATOR in Pecos, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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    Pecos, TX
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Job Description


Compensation Base: $22.50

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


Responsible for conducting investigations as directed by the Facility Administrator.  Responds to and processes crime scenes.  Prepares Investigative Reports.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts investigative reports by determining appropriate information, interviewing, researching, and other necessary duties to fully understand the nature of the event.
  • Writes reports that explain findings.
  • May recommendation appropriate action if necessary.
  • May supervise and guide non-shift Correctional Officers.
  • Acts as liaison between security and other departments.
  • Submits daily shift activity reports to ranking authority.
  • Reviews reports written by officers during shift and assures the reports are submitted.
  • Performs those duties associated with Grievance Coordinator's post order.
  • Relays information from supervisors to correctional officers.
  • Assures that officers receive on-the-job training and safety training as required.
  • Assures that SSI assignments, job descriptions, etc., are appropriate.
  • Assures that pre-hearing documentation is correct.
  • Assures that daily safety inspections for security areas are documented.
  • Counsels officers/inmates as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation of employee evaluations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Four (4) years experience in correctional setting; two (2) years of which were a supervisory position.
  • Nine (9) months as a Correctional Officer, or; six (6) months as a Correctional Officer and twenty-four (24) hours of college courses in Criminal Justice related fields.
  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certificate of satisfactory completion.
  • Must be a commissioned Corrections Officer.
  • Ability to obtain certification for training such as CPR, First Aid and firearms.
  • Working knowledge of any and all applicable court orders.
  • Working knowledge of GEO policies and procedures and applicable state and federal laws.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to give instructions and have them carried out.
  • Ability to coordinate staffing requirement for security supervisors and officers.
  • Ability to write communications, documents, policies, court room defenses, contract negotiations, and other required written correspondence.
  • Ability to maintain high tolerance to mental stress.
  • Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying climatic conditions.



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