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INTAKE/RELEASE OFFICER-12 HR in La Villa, TX at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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  • Location:
    La Villa, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


Performs all duties necessary to ensure incoming/outgoing offenders are processed in a timely manner.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees and monitors the activities of the intake and release areas.
  • Obtains transport roster of all offenders incoming to the facility.
  • Completes all daily information forms necessary in processing offenders in/out of the facility.
  • Updates computer upon arrivals/departures of offenders.
  • Updates count board upon arrival/departure of offenders.
  • Operates photo printer for offender ID.
  • Ensures all arriving offenders receive appropriate identification, including ID and wristband.
  • Responsible for completion of inventory of property for incoming/outgoing offenders.
  • Properly identifies each offender scheduled to be released.
  • Notifies necessary departments (Medical, Inmate Trust Fund, Security) of pending incoming/outgoing offenders.
  • 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. Training in cultural diversity or sensitivity 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.
  • Work experience in a correctional setting preferred.
  • May be required to possess valid state driver’s license.
  • Must be mature, flexible, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates or detainees and staff, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.