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On- Call Detention Officer

Location: Livingston, TX
Job ID: 56040
Facility: IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility

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Pay: $19.51 per hour

Work with a purpose and begin a meaningful career with Management & Training Corporation. Our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, giving back, and making a social impact. 

Position name:  On Call Detention Officer

Facility name: IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility

Location: 3400 FM 350 South, Livingston, Texas 77351

Work schedule: Shift varies based on need

Benefit package includes:

  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job responsibilities: Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and security of detainees assigned to the facility.

Essential functions:

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Prior correctional experience is preferred but not required.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

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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