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Job Reference: 6203
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Other
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £8.63
Location: Walsall
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

G4S Business Unit:UK Central Government Services
Closing Date: 26/02/2018

Job Introduction:

Role Responsibility:

Transport Officer


£8.63 per hour

Full Time - 40 hours per week

As the world’s leading security solutions group with operations in over 120 countries and more than 625,000 employees worldwide, G4S is a truly unique company. We’re bigger, more diverse and involved in more fascinating, cutting-edge projects than many people would imagine.

The Home Office’s COMPASS (Commercial and Operational Managers Procuring Asylum Support Services) contracts provide accommodation and transport services to eligible asylum applicants in the UK. G4S manages contracts for these services in the Midlands and East of England and the North East, Yorkshire & Humberside. Services are delivered through a combination of direct delivery and a network of experienced partners from the private, public and voluntary sectors.

We now have an opportunity for Transport Officers to join our team. 

Job Outline:

To undertake the safe and secure transportation of Asylum Seekers, their dependent children and luggage to and from initial accommodation, and any other point of claim or journey as directed. Complete and return documentation relating to transportation journeys. Support the Technical Services Repair and Maintenance functions


  • Maintain the welfare and care of the service users and their dependent children to a consistently high standard, ensuring their moral and legal rights are observed and the constant care of their property is undertaken.
  • Escort the service users and their dependent children in full compliance with the instructions, regulations and guidelines produced by G4S and agreed by UKBA
  • Drive company vehicles as required complying with statutory regulations and company policies and procedures to ensure safe practice
  • Report fit for duty properly attired, in possession of the full equipment and personal documentation needed to carry out the task.
  • Complete spot check audits of premises as directed and in accordance with company and contractual guidelines and procedures
  • Complete and dispatch relevant paperwork in relation to driving and auditing responsibilities, providing exception reporting as necessary to rectify any identified issues
  • Provide and deliver inventory for all properties
  • Build, repair and replace inventory as required by the Inventory Officer
  • Support with any other potential Tech Services and Customer Services needs as required

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills:

  • UK PCV Licence 
  • Understanding of UK Geography 
  • Understanding of UK asylum process


  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Child care vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers - Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
  • Internal union – free membership
  • Discounts from major providers of services like: O2 Mobile phone packages, Dell laptops, Budget car hire, British Gas, Super Camps (Ofsted registered school holiday childcare)
  • Corporate perks - discounts on high street shops and brands Access to Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)
  • Health Plan
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Employee Care Scheme
  • G4S Excellence Awards
  • Talent Management Programme



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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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