NANA Regional Corporation Armed/Transportation Detention Officer in Batavia, New York

Armed/Transportation Detention Officer

Description

AGS specializes in compliant, innovative, and efficient detention management, health services, and records and document management services. AGS safeguards some of the most demanding missions facing key federal agencies including the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Air Force.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Armed Transportation Detention Officer is responsible to ensure the safety and security of detainees in custody, acting in accordance with the highest ethical standards at all times, and ensuring a spirit of fairness and integrity in the on-going execution of their duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs duties related to the detention, processing, safeguarding, security, escort and transport of detainees as required by the contract

  • Exercises surveillance and control over detainees and maintains order and discipline

  • Make official entries in the transportation and processing logbooks that are legible and complete.

  • Conduct a security and sanitation check of the area prior to relieving the outgoing officer.

  • Perform complete vehicle inspections prior to and following every transportation route.

  • Inventory all equipment and notate the results in the logbook.

  • Receive all authorized equipment and ensure that it is in proper working condition.

  • You are required to duty carry one of the authorized intermediate weapons.

  • Intermediate weapons should be used in accordance with Service approved Use of Force policy.

  • Ensure that your communication radio is in good working order with a fully charged battery.

  • Inspect, maintain, and care for authorized equipment including but not limited to:

  • One approved semi-automatic pistol with appropriate duty belt and magazines;

  • All magazines loaded to full capacity.

  • Handcuffs/leg irons and keys, waist chains, black boxes, and restraint keys;

  • Ballistic vests which must be worn at all times while performing armed officer duties.

  • 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 withorganization 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

  • Speak, read, write, and understand English

  • Concisely and accurately prepare and write narratives ofincidents and other written reports

  • Pass and maintain required medical and physical testing requirements and standards

  • Exercises judgment and uses discretion in dealing with first response to any and all situations

  • Demonstrate proficiency in methods and techniques of securing and controlling detainees by following required training, policy and procedure

  • Maintain physical fitness standards and proficiency with firearms issued and other special equipment

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

  • Possess a high degree of integrity, accountability and adhere to the American Correctional Association and DHS ICE National Detention Standards

  • Ability to work with a diverse population of people,including people of different cultures, with different values and lifestyles; with a cross cultural perspective

CORE COMPETENCIES :

  • Commitment to Excellence. Identifies what needs to be accomplished and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations

  • Corporate Values- Understands, embraces,and integrates corporate and customer values into everyday duties and responsibilities

  • Customer Service- Identifies and responds to current and future needs by providing excellent service to internal and external customers

  • Safety and Security-Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers.

  • Teamwork- Resourceful team player that builds,strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others both inside and outside the organization. Promotes partnering with the customer to ensure operational success

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS :

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

  • 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 21years of age

  • Possess a valid New York commercial driver's license

  • Possess a valid firearm license from the state of New York

  • Ability to obtain a state security guard licensefrom the state of New York

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

  • Ability to greet and deal tactfully and professionally with the general public

  • Capability of following and interpreting/understanding written and verbal orders,policies and regulations, printed rules and regulations, detailed written orders, training instructions and materials, and are able to compose written and oral reports

  • Ability to exercise good judgment:courage, alertness, an even temperament, and render satisfactory performance through his/her responsibilities

  • Ability to maintain poise and self-control during potential emergencies and unexpected situations that may involve mental andphysical stress such as disturbances, altercations, fires, and building evacuations

  • Maintain current/physical residency in the continental United States

  • Strictly maintain physical fitness standards for law enforcement and CDL requirements

Transportation Officers Armed

  • Transportation officers are responsible for safely transporting detainees to and from authorized locations or to augment staff as needed in the Krome Service Processing Center operations as required.

  • Provide secure and safe transportation of detainees to and from locations

  • Requalify with weapon quarterly.

  • Complete all training and job requirements

Preferred:

  • Bilingual

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance. Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis

Primary Location: US-NY-Batavia

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: AGS00521