G4S

About G4S

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

90010

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Part Time

Detention Officer

G4S - Los Angeles, California

Posted: 11/14/2018

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Inspect and prepare transportation vehicles for daily operation requirements; perform pre- and post-trip inspection of vehicles; fill out required paperwork to report any damage or defects
  • Conduct pat-down searches of detainees; ensure that detainees are properly secured prior to leaving a facility and while in a vehicle; ensure that all paperwork is obtained and completely accurately and thoroughly when obtaining detainees at a facility and delivering them to their appropriate destinations
  • Safe operation of vehicles; ensures that all safety and legal measures are followed at all time while transporting detainees, including but not limited, to all application federal, state, municipal and organizational laws, regulations, policies, and procedures

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to meet and maintain any applicable licensing, including driver’s license or certification requirements
  • Must possess a current and valid California Security Guard License
  • Must possess a current and valid California Firearms Permit

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of two (2) years driving experience
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Three (3) year of experience as a law enforcement officer or military policeman
    • Three (3) years of experience as a security officer engaged in functions related to detaining civil or administrative detainees
  • One (1) year of general experience that demonstrates the following:
    • The ability to greet and deal tactfully with the general public
    • Capability of understanding and applying written and verbal orders, rules, and regulations
    • Ability to interpret printed rules and regulations, detailed written orders, training instructions and materials
    • Ability to compose reports
    • Exercise good judgment, courage, alertness, an even temperament, and render satisfactory performance through knowledge of his/her position responsibilities
    • Ability to maintain poise and self-control during situations that involve mental stress; such as fires, explosions, civil disturbances, and building evacuations

Skills Required

  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail

Other

  • Must be at least 21 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military
  • Upon acceptance of a job offer, must be able to pass the following:
    • MMPI - Psychological testing
    • Physical exam, if armed or required by client contract

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

 

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