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CLASSIFICATION OFFICER in Adelanto, CA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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  • Location:
    Adelanto, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsible for the overall development and coordination of the receiving, booking, and maintenance of records for newly arriving detainees/inmates. Maintains the custody, care and control of detainees/inmates. Oversees and monitors detainee/inmate activities and enforces policies and procedures of the company and contracting agency.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Responsible for the overall development, coordination and maintenance   of  the intake process and master roster of newly arrived   detainees/inmates   assigned to the facility.
  •  Confirms the facility has legal authority to admit and the accurate   identification of the incoming detainees/inmates. Reviews admission   documents for accuracy and completeness.
  •  Searches incoming detainee/inmate property for contraband. Conducts   shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a   specialized team. Confiscates contraband in accordance to facility and   contracting agency policies and procedures.
  •  Coordinates and monitors detainee/inmate movements, transfer records,   conducts counts, and provides emergency response as required.
  •  Conducts strip searches of detainee/inmate as needed in accordance to   facility and contracting agency policy and procedures.    
  •  Supervises detainees/inmates in the detainee/inmate intake area. May   provide detainee/inmate supervision and security in other areas as   needed.
  •  May complete initial incoming detainee/inmate questionnaires and   initiate a detainee/inmate file. 
  •  Coordinates tally of counts as they are reported during each count   period.  Advises responsible supervisor when count is clear or any   discrepancies. Develops and maintains clear records of counts and   results.
  •  Directs the work of the count room staff and other employees. This   includes the selection, hiring, evaluating job performance, employee   training/development, promoting and any disciplinary action, including   termination
  •  Prepares reports and maintains daily logs as required.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field preferred.
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a correctional setting, one of which was in a position requiring supervisory capabilities.
  • Booking or intake experience preferred.
  • Must be mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of detainees/inmates and staff, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.
  • Must have a proven work history with sound abilities to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Must have the ability to maintain records, files and prepare reports