Transportation Detention Officer $20.49/hr.
Location: Jones County Processing Ctr (Anson, Texas)
Reports to the designated transportation sergeant. Responsible for the transporting, custody, and discipline of detainees assigned to the facility in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and customer directives.
Drive transport vehicles to transport detainees in provided vehicles.
Count, feed and supervise detainees in housing, work and other areas as assigned when not performing transportation duties.
Provide custody and security of detainees including observation of detainees during transportation.
Perform security of various assigned areas.
Perform specific security functions including ‘pat’ and ‘strip’ searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions. Also required to climb ladders or stairs in search of contraband.
Transfer and transport detainees by walking, driving, or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive detainees, as needed.
Must be able to work rotating shifts and all posts assignments.
Maintain the secure custody and security of detainees including observation of detainees while transporting, this will include long periods of sitting.
Required to make periodic rounds of assigned area which may include long periods of walking and standing.
Read, review and properly apply information found in detainee records which is related to the detainees’ health and safety and to the security of the facility. Provide appropriate information to other personnel.
Properly prepare and maintain records, forms and reports, as appropriate.
Perform specific duties if assigned to the following areas: commissary, property transportation, recreation, escort/roving, mail room, laundry, visiting room, booking, mobile patrol, main control, housing, security housing unit and intake.
It is expected that the incumbent will work overtime, when directed to do so.
Education and Experience Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent required. Prior corrections experience is preferred. Must have United States Citizenship and successfully complete required pre-service training. Valid CDL Class B driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required. Successful completion of the ICE/ERO bus driver training program, or a comparable approved training program, and all local state requirements for a commercial driver’s license also required.