Detention Officer ($33.16/Hour)- 1 year experience required

Miami, FL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-11806

Overview

Job Summary:

AGS is looking for a Detention Officer to work in Miami, FL. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

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

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

  • Attends to housing, feeding, and the physical well-being of detainees, 24 hours a day.

  • Makes official entries in the assigned post logbooks that are legible and complete.

  • Enforces rules and regulations of the detention facility.

  • Provides care, custody and control of detainees.

  • Removes detainees from holding areas using proper restraints and security measures.

  • Guard's detainees at deportation or exclusion hearings, during transport, while receiving medical care and when 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.

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

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

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

  • Inventories all equipment and notates the results in the logbook.

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

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

  • 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • US citizen or a person lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence.

  • At least 21 years of age.

  • Must have resided in the U.S. for the last three years and must maintain current/physical residency in the continental United States.

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

  • Associate degree or bachelor's degree desired.

  • A minimum of 1 year of security, law enforcement or military experience

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

  • Obtain and maintain a DHS/ICE government clearance.

  • Speak, read, write, and understand English.

  • Pass a medical examination, all pre-employment/random drug tests, and meet health requirements.

  • Possess a valid state driver's license.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a state security guard license.

  • Ability to walk through all areas of the facility for tours and compliance inspections in varied weather conditions.

  • Ability to respond quickly during emergency situations.

  • Ability to work without restrictions and limitations.

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

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

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

  • Concisely and accurately prepares and writes narratives of incidents and other written reports.

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

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

Physical Demands:

  • Always maintain physical fitness standards and proficiency with any special equipment assigned and used while employed on this contract.

  • This position requires the candidate to maintain physical fitness standards and must be able to pass and maintain required physical testing requirements and standards which includes:

  • Must be able to lift heavy object up to 50lbs frequently and up to 70lbs occasionally.

  • Must be able to push a wheelchair bound individual weighing up to 300 lbs and helping individual in and out of chair.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, crawl, kneel, twisting, reaching overhead and climb stairs, ladders and slopes periodically.

  • Strictly maintain physical fitness standards for law enforcement related position throughout your employment under this contract.

  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend and reach for extended periods of time.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly Rate: $33.16.

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: 2024-11806