Armed Transportation Officer ($31.36/hour and $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS)

Florence, AZ
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-11809


Job Summary:

AGS is looking for a Transporation Security Officer to work in Florence, AZ. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the safety and security of detainees in custody, acting in accordance with the highest ethical standards at all times, and ensuring a spirit of fairness and integrity in the on-going execution of their duties.

  • Performs duties related to the detention, processing, safeguarding, security, escort and transport of detainees as required by the contract.

  • Exercises surveillance and control over detainees and maintains order and discipline.

  • Makes official entries in the transportation and processing logbooks that are legible and complete.

  • Conducts a security and sanitation check of the area prior to relieving the outgoing officer.

  • Performs complete vehicle inspections prior to and following every transportation route.

  • Inventory all equipment and notate the results in the logbook.

  • Receives all authorized equipment and ensure that it is in proper working condition.

  • You are required to duty carry one of the authorized intermediate weapons.

  • Intermediate weapons should be used in accordance with Service approved Use of Force policy.

  • Ensures that your communication radio is in good working order with a fully charged battery.

  • Inspects, maintains, and cares for authorized equipment including but not limited to:

  • Qualify quarterly with a company issued semi-automatic pistol with appropriate duty belt and magazines.

  • Successfully complete all assigned training including defensive tactics and course requiring a minimum physical stamina.

  • Guards detainees at during transport, while receiving medical care and other duties as assigned.

  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with organization policies and procedures.

  • Follows company-wide safety policies and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the Officer Handbook and other Company Safety Policies.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • US citizen or a person lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence and have resided in the U.S. for the last five years.

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Pass a criminal background and consumer credit check (no criminal record).

  • Obtain and maintain a DHS/ICE Government clearance.

  • Armed Transportation Officers are required to have and maintain a commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement to provide detainee transportation, medical escorts, and stationary on call guard services.

  • Pass all pre-employment and random drug tests.

  • Pass a medical examination and meet health requirements.

  • At least 21 years of age.

  • Possess a valid state CDL with passenger endorsement.

  • Ability to obtain an armed state security guard license from the state of Arizona.

  • One year of Military, Security, Law Enforcement, or Corrections experience demonstrating the following:

  • Ability to greet and deal tactfully and professionally with the general public.

  • Capability of following and interpreting/understanding written and verbal orders, policies and regulations, printed rules and regulations, detailed written orders, training instructions and materials, and are able to compose written and oral reports.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment: courage, alertness, an even temperament, and render satisfactory performance through his/her responsibilities.

  • Ability to maintain poise and self-control during potential emergencies and unexpected situations that may involve mental and physical stress such as disturbances, altercations, fires, and building evacuations.

  • Maintain current/physical residency in the continental United States.

  • Strictly maintain physical fitness standards CDL requirements.

  • Transportation Officers Armed.

  • Transportation Officers are responsible for safely transporting detainees to and from authorized locations or to augment staff as required.

  • Requalify with weapon quarterly.

  • Complete all training, basic and annual refresher, maintain an appropriate level of fitness and continually meet all job requirements throughout the contract life span.

  • Speak, read, write, and understand English.

  • Concisely and accurately prepare and write narratives of incidents and other written reports.

  • Pass and maintain required medical and physical testing requirements and standards.

  • Exercise judgment and use discretion in dealing with first response to any and all situations.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in methods and techniques of securing and controlling detainees by following required training, policy and procedure.

  • Maintain physical fitness standards and proficiency with firearms issued and other special equipment.

  • Maintain a professional personal appearance, calm demeanor, and discretion with confidential information.

  • Possess a high degree of integrity, accountability and adhere to the DHS ICE National Detention Standards.

  • Ability to work with a diverse population of people, including people of different cultures, with different values and lifestyles, with a cross-cultural perspective.

Pay & Benefits:

  • Hourly Rate:$31.36.

  • $2,000 Sign On Bonus.

Job: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis

Travel: None

Organization: AGS - Akima Global Services

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11809