DETENTION OFFICER GEO GRP
GEO Group - Pearsall, TX

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Summary
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.

Minimum Requirements

- 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.

- May be required to possess valid state driver’s license.

- Must be mature, flexible, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates or detainees and staff, philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility, and possess a high tolerance to mental stress.

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The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) is the world's leading provider of correctional, detention, and community reentry services with 106 facilities,...