Vice President, Office of Professional Responsibilty in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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    10 - 20 years
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Job Description

Facility: GEO Group Corporate

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Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position oversees the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). It is responsible for providing the direction, investigation and management of highly sensitive information related to allegations and incidents of misconduct of the GEO Group and all subsidiaries’ employees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees confidential investigations related to allegations and incidents of misconduct of GEO Group and all subsidiaries’ personnel and ensures ensure compliance with GEO Group policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes, reviews, and approves detailed investigative reports of findings. Provides statistical data and briefs to the General Counsel and GEO Group executive staff regarding the investigative findings. Reviews and revises, OPR policies and procedures.
  • Manages the coordination of investigations internally with the General Counsel and Human Resources, as well as externally with local, state and federal law enforcement until criminal and/or civil remedial actions are concluded.
  • Provides oversight in the administration of a database designed to capture and retain investigation information to identify patterns of misconduct, fraud, or other violations of GEO Group policies and procedures.
  • Provides specialized training to GEO Group OPR staff involving investigative techniques and staff integrity issues.
  • Administers and is the contact point for reporting complaints or concerns regarding questionable accounting, accounting controls or auditing matters as relates to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Dodd-Frank Act of 2009.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related discipline. A graduate degree in conjunction with specific advanced investigative training is preferred.
  • Ten (10) years of progressive leadership in direct management of an investigative unit, department, or division is required.
  • Incumbent must possess superior communication skills with the ability to properly articulate investigative findings in written reports and executive briefings.
  • Must have previous supervisory experience involving the management of an investigative unit.
  • Will be involved in the direct supervision of Investigators, administrative staff, as well as regional and location-based Investigators.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of investigative procedures, employee rights and responsibilities, handling of evidence, interviewing strategies, legal considerations and ethics.
  • Must have successfully completed advanced specialized investigative training through a local, state, or federal, law enforcement-training program.
  • Ability to travel extensively with frequent overnight stays.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software applications typically used by the department.