Allied Universal Veterans

Inmate Transport Officer - ArmedPunta Gorda, FL

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Allied Universal Wants You to Join the Team!

Inmate Transport Officer - Armed

Full Time Positions Available

2+ years of Combined Experience in Law Enforcement / Military Police / Corrections

Valid FL Driver's License

21+ Years of age or Older

$19.25 / Hour

The Detention/Transportation Officer is responsible for the secure and safe transportation, guarding, and escorting of detainees from specified sites to designated points. Officers duties include, but are not limited to, armed transportation services, escorting detainees to and from transport vehicles, and monitoring detainees in custody in accordance with U.S. ICE Standards. Transportation services entail over the road transport services, courtroom guarding, security services, and other related transportation and guard duties. The Detention/Transportation Officer is responsible for ensuring that the transportation vehicles are in safe and correct working order. The Detention/Transportation Officer is to ensure that they are in complete control of the transport vehicles at all times and that vehicles are operated in a safe and legal manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Those duties necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the position. Other duties may be assigned:

  • 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

  • Conduct Stationary/Remote Guarding while standing by at Federal Courthouses, Hospital, and/or other locations as directed

  • Respond to emergencies and make emergency notifications as necessary pursuant to site Post Orders

  • Make productivity and cost reduction recommendations to management

  • Make recommendations for physical security surveys and post orders

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be able to pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing

  • Must possess a minimum of two (2) years driving experience

  • Must possess a minimum of three (3) years of experience in any combination of the following:

  • Law enforcement officer

  • Military policeman

  • Security officer engaged in functions related to detaining civil, administrative detainees

  • Must be at least 21 years old or minimum age required by the State

  • Must be fluent, both orally and in writing, in English, at a high school level and be clearly understandable

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2024-1227553

Location: United States-Florida-Punta Gorda Isles

Job Category: Management, Security Officer, Armed Security