The GEO Group, Inc. - Folkston, GA

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Job Description
Responsible for conducting investigations as directed by the Facility Administrator. Responds to and processes crime scenes. Prepares Investigative Reports.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conducts investigative reports by determining appropriate information, interviewing, researching, and other necessary duties to fully understand the nature of the event.
  • Writes reports that explain findings.
  • May recommend appropriate action if necessary.
  • May supervise and guide non-shift Correctional Officers.
  • Acts as liaison between security and other departments.
  • Submits daily shift activity reports to ranking authority.
  • Reviews reports written by officers during shift and assures the reports are submitted.
  • Performs those duties associated with Grievance Coordinator's post order if necessary.
  • Relays information from supervisors to correctional officers.
  • Assures that officers receive on-the-job training and safety training as required.
  • Assures that SSI assignments, job descriptions, etc., are appropriate.
  • Assures that pre-hearing documentation is correct.
  • Assures that daily safety inspections for security areas are documented.
  • Counsels officers/inmates as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation of employee evaluations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Four (4) years experience in correctional setting; two (2) of which were a supervisory position.
  • Nine months as a Correctional Officer, or; Six months as a Correctional Officer and 24 hours of college courses in Criminal Justice related fields.
  • Must have completed an approved training program resulting in a certificate of satisfactory completion.
  • Must be a commissioned Corrections Officer.
  • Ability to obtain certification for training such as CPR, First Aid and firearms.
  • Working knowledge of any and all applicable court orders.
  • Working knowledge of GEO policies and procedures and applicable state and federal laws.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to give instructions and have them carried out.
  • Ability to coordinate staffing requirement for security supervisors and officers.
  • Ability to write communications, documents, policies, court room defenses, contract negotiations, and other required written correspondence.
  • Ability to maintain high tolerance to mental stress.
  • Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying climatic conditions.
  • Must be bilingual.

Compensation: $

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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,...