Unarmed Detention Officer (Security)
AGS, an Akima Company, provides the people, equipment, and processes that safeguard federal buildings, military bases, and detention centers. We take pride in our ability to protect and support our customers' complex missions. We offer rewarding and challenging roles as well as competitive benefits packages and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
Performs duties related to the detention, processing, safeguarding, security, escort and transport of detainees as required in the contract
Exercises surveillance and control over detainees, and maintains order and discipline;
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 with organization 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
US citizen or a person lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence and have resided in the U.S.
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 21 years of age
Possess a valid state driver's license.
Ability to obtain a state security guard license Ability to walk through all areas of the facility for tours and compliance inspections in varied weather conditions.
Ability to respond quickly during emergency situations.
Ability to work without restrictions and limitations.
One year of Military, Security, Law Enforcement, or Corrections experience demonstrating the following:
Maintain a professional personal appearance, calm demeanor, and discretion with confidential information
Pass a medical examination and all pre-employment/random drug tests
Possess a high degree of integrity, accountability and adhere to the American Correctional Association and DHS ICE National Detention Standards
Demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse population of people, including people of different cultures, with different values and lifestyles; with a cross cultural perspective
Maintain current/physical residency in the continental United States
You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. 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.
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