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Transport Officer

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Location: Henderson, TX
Job ID: 55722
Facility: East Texas Treatment Facility

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Pay: $20 per hour

Work with a purpose! Join a team with values that match your own and make a difference in the lives of people needing second chances.

Position title: Correctional Officer Transportation

Facility name: East Texas Treatment Facility

Location: 900 Industrial Drive, Henderson, TX 75652

Work schedule: Full time

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Life insurance, AD&D as well as short-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Transportation Correctional Officers are responsible for the custody, discipline, and transportation of offenders to and from the facility.

Essential Functions:

  1. Search for contraband and provide security.
  2. Count, feed and supervise offenders in housing, work and other areas, which includes climbing stairs.
  3. Provide custody and security of offenders including observation of offenders, which includes long periods of sitting and standing.
  4. Perform security functions including “pat” and “strip” searches, by squatting and bending to perform such functions.
  5. Transfer and transport offenders by walking or riding in vehicles. Restrain and secure assaultive offenders as needed.
  6. Responds to emergencies including climbing stairs, steps, and ladders while searching for escaped offenders, hearing calls for and calling for help, giving first aid at the emergency site, carrying an injured or unconscious offender or employee various distances to safety up or down stairs, steps, and ladders; and use force and deadly force to include the use of chemical agents and firearms to control offenders.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • No previous experience required. Paid training is provided.
  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. 
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required with appropriate CDL certification.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon passing exams and skills tests in the TDCJ Correctional Officer Pre-Service Training Academy.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

 

 

 

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