INVESTIGATIVE TECHNICIAN in Philipsburg, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This position is responsible for conducting investigations as directed by the Investigator or Warden.  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.
  • Prepares written report to explain findings.
  • May recommend appropriate action if necessary.
  • May provide guidance to Correctional Officers.
  • Acts as liaison between security and other departments.
  • Submits daily shift activity reports to ranking authority.
  • Assures that investigative assignments are appropriate.
  • Counsels inmates as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Must be a commissioned Corrections Officer.
  • Two (2) years of experience in correctional setting. Previous investigative work preferred.
  • Nine (9) months as a Correctional Officer, or; six (6) months as a Correctional Officer and 24 hours of college courses in Criminal Justice related fields.
  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certificate of satisfactory completion.
  • 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 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.