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NANA Regional Corporation Full Time Transportation Officer ($29.05/hr.) in Florence, Arizona

Full Time Transportation Officer ($29.05/hr.)


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.

The Armed Transportation Officer is responsible to ensure the safety and security of detainees in custody, acting in accordance with the highest ethical standards at all times, and ensuring a spirit of fairness and integrity in the on-going execution of their duties. Armed Transportation Officers are required to have and maintain a commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement to provide detainee transportation, medical escorts, and stationary on call guard services.

Hourly Rate: $29.05

Transportation Officers Armed

  • Transportation Officers are responsible for safely transporting detainees to and from authorized locations or to augment staff as required.

  • Requalify with weapon quarterly.

  • Complete all training, basic and annual refresher, maintain an appropriate level of fitness and continually meet all job requirements throughout the contract life span.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Speak, read, write, and understand English

  • Concisely and accurately prepare and write narratives ofincidents and other written reports

  • Pass and maintain required medical and physical testing requirements and standards

  • Exercise judgment and use discretion in dealing with first response to any and all situations

  • Demonstrate proficiency in methods and techniques of securing and controlling detainees by following required training, policy and procedure

  • Maintain physical fitness standards and proficiency with firearms issued and other special equipment

  • Maintain a professional personal appearance, calm demeanor, and discretion with confidential information

  • Possess a high degree of integrity, accountability and adhere to the DHS ICE National Detention Standards

  • Ability to work with a diverse population of people,including people of different cultures, with different values and lifestyles; with a cross cultural perspective

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties related to the detention, processing, safeguarding, security, escort and transport of detainees as required by the contract

  • Exercises surveillance and control over detainees and maintains order and discipline

  • Make official entries in the transportation and processing logbooks that are legible and complete.

  • Conduct a security and sanitation check of the area prior to relieving the outgoing officer.

  • Perform complete vehicle inspections prior to and following every transportation route.

  • Inventory all equipment and notate the results in the logbook.

  • Receive all authorized equipment and ensure that it is in proper working condition.

  • You are required to duty carry one of the authorized intermediate weapons.

  • Intermediate weapons should be used in accordance with Service approved Use of Force policy.

  • Ensure that your communication radio is in good working order with a fully charged battery.

  • Inspect, maintain, and care for authorized equipment including but not limited to:

  • Qualify quarterly with a company issued semi-automatic pistol with appropriate duty belt and magazines;

  • Successfully complete all assigned training including defensive tactics and course requiring a minimum physical stamina.

  • Guards detainees at during transport, while receiving medical care and other duties as assigned

  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance withorganization 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • In accordance with President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, you must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements to infectious diseases such as COVID-19. The Executive Order generally requires that all federal workers and federal contractor employees be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021.

  • US citizen or a person lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence and have resided in the U.S. for the last five years

  • 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 licenseor CDL with passenger endorsement

  • Ability to obtain an armed state security guard licensefrom the state of Arizona

  • One year of Military, Security, Law Enforcement,or Corrections experience demonstrating the following:

  • Ability to greet and deal tactfully and professionally with the general public

  • Capability of following and interpreting/understanding written and verbal orders,policies and regulations, printed rules and regulations, detailed written orders, training instructions and materials, and are able to compose written and oral reports

  • Ability to exercise good judgment:courage, alertness, an even temperament, and render satisfactory performance through his/her responsibilities

  • Ability to maintain poise and self-control during potential emergencies and unexpected situations that may involve mental andphysical stress such as disturbances, altercations, fires, and building evacuations

  • Maintain current/physical residency in the continental United States

  • Strictly maintain physical fitness standards CDL requirements

Desired Qualifications:

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

Primary Location: US-AZ-Florence

Shift: Variable

Req ID: AGS01180