TransCor America Prisoner Transportation Officer- No CDL in Houston, Texas

Prisoner Transportation Officer- No CDL

Work Location:Houston, TX

Job Code:20171011HPCNCDL

Days and Hours of Work:Work schedule varies depending on customer requirements.

Requirements/Instructions:High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Must be able to pass an extensive background check that includes criminal, credit, and driving history.

At least two years of prisoner transportation, correctional or law enforcement experience is preferred.

Description

SUMMARY:

The Transportation Officer, Non CDL, is responsible for ensuring that all trip activity is conducted in accordance with TransCor America (TCA) policies, procedures, state and federal laws, applicable CCA policies and procedures, and Customer contract requirements. This position is also responsible for the safe and secure management of the inmate, detainee and/or resident population and trip movement. Follows sound correctional and transportation industry practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The successful applicant must be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements.

  • Responsible for the safe and orderly operation of the assigned trip in a manner that promotes public safety, staff safety and the secure and humane environment for inmates, detainees and/or residents.

  • Communicates and supports the vision of TransCor America, LLC and ensures alignment with TCA goals.

  • Monitor and supervise inmate, detainee, and/or resident activity per TCA policy. This includes listening to complaints and effectively resolving disputes or problems, taking corrective action, protecting inmate, detainee and residents rights, and completing all required documentation per TCA policy.

  • Follow sound safety practices and ensure that any injuries or accidents are reported in a timely and accurate manner per TCA policy. Take appropriate action in cases of serious or unusual incidents and emergencies circumstances.

  • Attend pre- and post-trip briefings as required. Maintain and promote effective communications and the proper flow of relevant information to management and fellow team members.

  • Respond to verbal/written inquires and requests in a timely manner.

  • As directed, maintain communication with Trip Management throughout the routed trip. Consult with the OIC or AOIC in assessing situations and making decisions.

  • Complete preventive maintenance of equipment and ensure readiness of restraints, weapons, OIC kits, vehicles, and etc.

  • Ensure effective management and control of resources to include inmate, detainee and/or resident medications and property.

  • Maintain appropriate relationships and communications when dealing with fellow staff members, customer agencies, inmates, detainees and/or residents.

  • Application of restraints and the Use of Force will be strictly followed according to TCA policies and customer contract requirements.

  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Will be required to obtain a Class A or B CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements in accordance with offer letter

TransCor America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MINORITIES / FEMALES / DISABLED VETERANS, RECENTLY SEPARATED VETERANS, OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS, AND ARMED FORCES SERVICE MEDAL VETERANS / DISABLED