Unarmed Detention Officer- Hourly Starting Rate $28.19

Miami, FL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Public Trust
  • Shift: Variable
  • Req ID: AGS01454

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Hourly rate: $28.19/Hour

Offering Sign on Bonuses for the Following Qualifcations from August 3rd, 2023 until November 1, 2023

  • Candidates selected for hire with an Associate's Degree- $1,500 Sign On Bonus

  • Candidates selected for hire with a Bachelor's Degree- $2, 500 Sign on Bonus

  • Candidates selected for hire with a clearance- $2,500 Sign on Bonus

Job Summary:

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

Job Description:

  • Performs duties related to the detention, processing, safeguarding, security, escort and transport 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

  • 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;

  • Guards 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

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • 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

  • 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 driver's license

  • Ability to obtain 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

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

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

    • Pass a medical examination and all pre-employment/random drug tests

    • 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

    • Maintain current/physical residency in the continental United States

    • You must be able to meet all health requirements.

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