8a Certified Woman-Owned Small Business

Established in 1991

Transportation Officer

Laredo, TX

Job Description

ISS Action has a potential job opportunity pending business development for a Transportation Officer.

General Transportation Duties:

· Ensure detainees are properly prepared for and transported in accordance with Performance-Based National Detention Standards. Preparation includes:

o Patting down all detainees prior to boarding vehicles.

o Applying appropriate restraints prior to boarding vehicles.

o Monitoring detainees to ensure appropriate behavior during transport.

o Securing detainee transfer paperwork in the vehicle and ensuring appropriate distribution upon delivery of detainees to destinations.

· Ensure inventory of detainee baggage/valuables has been properly completed by visual examination of appropriate documentation

· Advise supervisor at least 45 days in advance of the expiration of Commercial Driver’s License and medical certificate.

Other Collateral Duties: Perform other duties as directed by the Transportation Coordinator.


Education and/or Experience: · Must be a United States Citizen. · Must possess a High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma. · Must be 21 years of age or older. · Must have at least one year of experience as a law enforcement officer or, military policeman, or six (6) months experience as a security officer engaged in functions related to detaining civil or administrative detainees. · Must have at least two years’ experience as a detention supervisor; or two years’ experience as a Corrections Transport Supervisor · Clear criminal history; no felonies or Class A misdemeanors. · Must have and maintain a current/valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and air brake endorsements. Class A Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement is acceptable. Must maintain a safe driving record. · Must have and maintain a valid Texas State Level 3 Armed Guard permit. · Must pass a background investigation and obtain a security clearance. Language Skills. Able to: · Write clearly and concisely using acceptable grammar, punctuation, and spelling; write organized, complete, accurate and factual reports. · Communicate in English using complex sentences using normal word order with present and past tenses. · Express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities where they must convey details or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly. · Understand and apply written and verbal orders, rules and regulations. Physical Demands. Able to: · Perceive the nature of sounds with no less than 40 dB loss at Hz, 1000 Hz and 2000 Hz with or without correction. · Receive detailed information through oral communication. · Maintain a minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction enabling the employee to complete clerical tasks and observe detainees. · Stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp, and be able to perceive the attributes of an object such as size, shape, and temperature. · Move wrists, hands and/or fingers frequently and regularly. · Occasionally exert up to 100 pounds of force. This may include but is not limited to all use of force and restraint techniques. · Adapt to temperature changes (including extreme heat).