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Corrections Officer Pecos, TX

The GEO Group El Paso, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The GEO Group is seeking qualified Correctional Officers at their Pecos, TX location!

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This position oversees and maintains custody, care, and control of inmates or detainees of a facility, while enforcing the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the company and contracting agency. 

Why work for Us:

  • $19.96 per hour up to first 40 hours; Overtime as needed
  • Various benefits packages available
    • Medical
    • Insurance
    • Additional Life Insurance
    • Short and Long Term disability
    • Texas District Retirement System
    • Paid time off includes 13 paid holidays and paid sick days
    • High-end Employee Housing available for monthly rate
  • GEO does not just provide a job, GEO provides employees with a career they can feel good about. We adhere to the highest standards of quality and hire only those who strive to be their best.

How will I be successful in this role?

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field preferred. Training in cultural diversity or sensitivity preferred.
  • Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
  • Must be able to regularly report to work without being late.
  • Ability to be physically alert on any shift that is assigned.
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.
  • Work experience in a correctional setting preferred.
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license.
  • Must be mature, flexible, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates or detainees and staff and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.

How will you make an impact?

  • Oversees and monitors the activities of the inmates or detainees in living areas, recreation activities areas, dining areas and visitation areas.
  • Coordinates and monitors inmate or detainee movements, conducts counts, and provides emergency response as needed.
  • May be assigned to various posts including, but not limited to, the control room, front and sally port entrance, health services, special housing, perimeter security, transportation, work details, reception, intake, and visits officer, etc., as required by management.
  • Provides security in program activities and supervises labor crews in various areas around facility.
  • Conducts shakedown for contraband materials, either individually or as part of a specialized team. Confiscates contraband in accordance to facility and contracting agency policies and procedures.
  • Initiates disciplinary reports on inmates or detainees.
  • Prepares reports and maintains daily logs as required.
  • Ensures prompt and appropriate assistance to inmates or detainees in the event of injury, illness or trauma.
  • Promotes facility cleanliness and reports need for maintenance or repairs.
  • Serves as member of special teams to respond to emergencies as required.
  • Completes training courses as required by facility training standards.
  • Performs correctional duties for any shift as defined by management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Company Description
Global Leader in Evidence-Based Rehabilitation.

GEO is committed to providing leading, evidence-based rehabilitation programs to offenders while in-custody and post-release into the community through the "GEO Continuum of Care." GEO's diversified services platform provides unique capabilities for the delivery of educational and vocational programs, cognitive behavioral and substance abuse treatment, and faith based services across the entire corrections spectrum. The "GEO Continuum of Care" is enhanced in-prison offender rehabilitation programs including evidence-based treatment, integrated with post-release support services.

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

The GEO Group

Why Work Here?

The GEO Group has a new 10 Year contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons at North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin, MI!

Global Leader in Evidence-Based Rehabilitation. GEO is committed to providing leading, evidence-based rehabilitation programs to offenders while in-custody and post-release into the community through the "GEO Continuum of Care." GEO's diversified services platform provides unique capabilities for the delivery of educational and vocational programs, cognitive behavioral and substance abuse treatment, and faith based services across the entire corrections spectrum. The "GEO Continuum of Care" is enhanced in-prison offender rehabilitation programs including evidence-based treatment, integrated with post-release support services. GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

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El Paso, TX
USA