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SR. TRANSPORTATION OFFICER in Aurora, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/5/2022
  • Job ID:
    33300/36822/199745

Job Description

Facility: AURORA ICE PROCESSING CENTER

Pay: $32.00 hr.

Bonus (if applicable): 

H&W: $4.23 hr. This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Do you have great managerial skills and enjoy driving? If you also have a natural ability for working with people and supporting them as they strive to become their best selves, this Senior Transportation Officer position is meant for you! As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for dedicated people to add to our growing team.

Join a Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Role and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for securely transporting detainees between destinations and ensuring that the vehicles used for transportation activities are safe and properly maintained. Your tasks include:

  • Assisting management when unique or unexpected problems arise while transporting detainees (help develop effective and efficient solutions).
  • Reviewing all vehicle inspection reports, developing summaries for Transportation management.
  • Ensuring that all permits and licenses for assigned vehicles are in order.
  • Ensuring vehicles have the necessary safety equipment before initiating a trip and notifying the Transportation management if there are problems.
  • Properly tracking DOT HOS on Electronic Logging Devices.
  • Participating in interviewing and screening of applicant Transport Officers.
  • Reviewing all necessary paperwork, ensuring that all reports are turned into the Transportation management according to described policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that all missions meet or exceed PBNDS/FBNDS safety measures while transporting detainees.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Competencies Required

If you enjoy working with many different people, have a cooperative spirit, thrive in a challenging environment, and are comfortable using software for employee supervision, you could be the person we’re looking for.

Apply if you meet the following:

Minimum Requirements

  • 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 within 90 days of appointment.
  • Eighty (80) hours of verified and certified driver’s training from an approved company trainer and as defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Must possess a State Firearms License.
  • Must possess a State Security Guard License.
  • 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) years.
  • Passing a company and Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol test.
  • Ability to work overtime frequently.
  • Ability to travel extended periods of time with frequent overnight stays.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must pass a drug screen and background. 

Aside from driving automatic equipment vehicles, you should also be able to:

  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 lbs. (sometimes more).
  • Reach above shoulder level.
  • Work with machinery.
  • Bend, stoop, climb, walk, stand, sit, and work in extreme temperatures.