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Working As a Transportation Officer

  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $39,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Transportation Officer Do At Cornerstone Programs Corp

* 1. Perform daily safety and security checks on vehicles used to transport residents, ensuring that all requirements are met prior to operation.
* Ensure that all occupants of vehicles are properly secured prior to and during transportation.
* Complete required vehicle maintenance and transportation logs before, during and after transportation.
* Communicate with the facility at designated times during the transport to ensure that appropriate information is passed on.
* Ensure residents are treated with respect during the transport.
* Follow all posted rules of the road and defensive driving tenets.
* OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate with the Chief of Security for the transportation schedule.
* Perform crisis prevention intervention and individual counseling as needed.
* Follow all prescribed facility safety procedures.
* Perform other duties similar to the above as the need may arise

What Does A Transportation Officer Do At The GEO Group

* As a CDL Van Driver, you will be responsible for following relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation and ensuring that passengers follow safety regulations
* Additional responsibilities of the transportation role include:Conducting pre-trip, during-trip and post-trip inspections of all vehicles operated, providing written Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR) at the end of each trip or shift and ensures that all potential safety defects are reported to the Transportation Supervisor
* Ensuring that all permits and licenses are in order before beginning a trip, notifying the Manager if there are problems before initiating a tripEnsuring that vehicles have the necessary safety equipment before initiating a trip
* Completing all necessary paperwork and reports in an accurate and thorough manner, ensuring that all reports are turned into the facility according to described policies and procedures
* Ensuring that detainees are properly secured prior to leaving a facility and while in a vehicle, that all paperwork is obtained and completed accurately and thoroughly when obtaining detainees at a facility and delivering them to their appropriate destinations
* Ensuring that all safety measures are followed at all time while transporting detainees, including but not limited, to all application federal, state, municipal and organizational laws, regulations, policies and procedures
* Contacting safety authorizations and facility management in the event of an accident, providing detailed information, both verbally and written, to requesting authorities
* Delivering vehicles for servicing and picks them up when ready. CDL Class B / Class C Van Driver
* Security Transportation Driver

What Does A Transportation Officer Do At Transcor America

* Provide and manage inmate/detainee safety, security and transport in accordance with policy, procedures, and applicable regulations and statutes.
* Responsible for inmate/detainee pickup from a sending agency, transporting and delivering inmate/detainee and inmate/detainee property to specified receiving agency.
* Prepare and complete necessary forms and reports legibly and accurately.
* Conduct regular vehicle and equipment inspections.
* Comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
* Maintain physical and mental fitness to endure demanding trip schedules while retaining alertness, as well as protecting team, detainees and the public in times of emergency.
* Consult with Transportation Supervisor, Trip Management and other Operations Center personnel in assessing situations and making decisions.
* Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
* Establish relationships and communicate with individuals at agencies, maintaining order with inmate/detainees and minimizing the use of force.
* Assist with ongoing and required communications with Trip Management in the Operations Center.
* Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned

What Does A Transportation Officer Do At G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.

* Standing, walking, and sitting.
* Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.
* EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
* G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Average Yearly Salary
$39,000
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$28,000
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$39,000
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$39,000
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$56,000
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Best Paying Company
Bering Straits Native
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Avg Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a Transportation Officer make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Transportation Officer in the United States is $39,861 per year or $19 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $28,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $56,000.

Top Skills for A Transportation Officer

  1. Inmate Population
  2. Military Personnel
  3. Correctional Facility
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • order and safety among the inmate population by ensuring the prisoners are following the rules at all times.
  • Promoted a coalition between the civilian and military personnel, transporting and redeploying cargo and personnel to the lines of engagement.
  • Interact with prisoners/detainees in confined areas at a 700 plus bed correctional facility.
  • Facilitated full accountability of vehicle maintenance and usage.
  • Implement reports on recurring and non-recurring regulated reports and inspections of logistics, property accountability, equipment fielding and personnel.

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Top 10 Best States for Transportation Officers

  1. Alaska
  2. New York
  3. New Jersey
  4. Rhode Island
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Louisiana
  7. Texas
  8. Connecticut
  9. West Virginia
  10. Delaware
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Transportation Officer Resume Examples And Tips

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Transportation Officer Demographics

Gender

Male

64.8%

Female

25.5%

Unknown

9.7%
Ethnicity

White

59.2%

Hispanic or Latino

18.8%

Black or African American

12.6%

Asian

5.7%

Unknown

3.7%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

72.7%

Chinese

4.5%

German

4.5%

French

4.5%

Swahili

1.5%

Portuguese

1.5%

Khmer

1.5%

Samoan

1.5%

Armenian

1.5%

Russian

1.5%

Polish

1.5%

Thai

1.5%

Kinyarwanda

1.5%
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Transportation Officer Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

16.9%

The Academy

8.6%

U.S. Army Logistics University

7.8%

Texas A&M University

5.8%

Ashford University

5.3%

Webster University

5.3%

El Paso Community College

4.9%

American University

4.9%

Kaplan University

4.9%

Community College of the Air Force

4.5%

Troy University

3.7%

Park University

3.3%

Columbia Southern University

3.3%

University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College

3.3%

Grand Canyon University

3.3%

United States Military Academy

2.9%

Liberty University

2.9%

South University

2.9%

Strayer University

2.9%

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

2.5%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

27.9%

Business

22.3%

Supply Chain Management

7.3%

Management

4.4%

General Studies

3.7%

Psychology

3.7%

Political Science

3.1%

Law Enforcement

3.1%

Communication

2.6%

Law

2.5%

Liberal Arts

2.4%

History

2.3%

Accounting

2.3%

Education

2.1%

Sociology

2.1%

Public Administration

1.9%

Finance

1.8%

Nursing

1.6%

Elementary Education

1.6%

Human Resources Management

1.6%
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Degrees

Bachelors

32.6%

Other

28.1%

Masters

17.1%

Associate

12.4%

Certificate

5.9%

Diploma

1.9%

Doctorate

1.2%

License

0.8%
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Updated May 19, 2020