INTAKE/RELEASE OFFICER in Pearsall, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pearsall, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/25/2018

Job Description

Facility: SOUTH TEXAS DETENTION FACILITY

Compensation Base: $21.00 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary:

  • 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

  • Must be at least 21 years of age 
  • Must be able to pass extensive background investigation.
  • 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, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.