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The Geo Group, Inc.

(Public)  
Managed Care, Security, Government - Civil Service
10,000 - 25,000 employees  |  
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2/19/2014 - The GEO Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.57 Per Share
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 2014-- The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) (“GEO”) announced that on February 18, 2014, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.57 per share, which is an increase from GEO’s prior quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share. The quarterly cash dividend will be paid on March 14, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 3, 2014.

George C. Zoley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GEO, said: “We are very pleased to have increased our quarterly cash dividend to $0.57 per share, or $2.28 per share annually, which was driven by the continued growth in our Adjusted Funds From Operations and is indicative of our company’s commitment to return value to our shareholders.”   

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Overview

The GEO Group is a world leader in the delivery of private correctional and detention management, community residential re-entry services as well as behavioral and mental health services to federal, state and local government agencies. With operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom; GEO offers a diversified array of turnkey services which include design, construction, financing, and operations. Our unique approach allows GEO to provide high-quality and cost-effective services with state-of-the-art designs, innovative programs and ground-breaking treatment approach.

Culture

Our Vision

GEO aspires to be the world's leading provider of diversified correctional, detention, and community reentry services.

Our Mission

GEO's mission is to develop innovative public-private partnerships with government agencies around the globe that deliver high quality, cost-efficient correctional, detention, and community reentry services while providing industry leading rehabilitation and community reintegration programs to the men and women entrusted to GEO's care.

Our Values

Imparting a Safe and Secure Environment

We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace that is safe, secure and humane, not only for our trained and experienced professionals, but for the men and women entrusted to our care.


Maintaining Quality Facilities

We are committed to maintaining facilities that are state-of-the-art and adhere to industry-leading standards.


Protecting Human Dignity and Rights

We believe that every human being should be treated with dignity and that his or her basic human rights should be protected and preserved at all times.


Delivering Quality Health Care

We have pledged to provide quality health care to all of our offenders in all of our facilities worldwide.


Providing Access to Quality Rehabilitative Programs

We are committed to providing industry-leading rehabilitation and community reentry programs to the men and women entrusted to our care.

Benefits

GEO offers a safe and secure work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, employee incentives and recognition, and extensive training. We understand that employees today want competitive salaries and benefit programs, so we've worked hard to create a comprehensive package that our employees appreciate.

We believe in hiring only the best employees and we go the extra mile to retain each and every one. GEO strives to foster a family environment where mentoring is key. We understand your desire for professional achievement, so we facilitate an environment where promotional opportunities are within your reach, along with the proper training and education to get you there.

GEO recognizes that to achieve your personal best, you need the flexibility to manage your day-to-day responsibilities. That's why we offer comprehensive programs that help you build a solid foundation on which to balance the demands of work and life. Our benefits package includes:


  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical PPO with Prescription Drug coverage
  • HMO with Prescription Drug coverage (California, Colorado and Western Pennsylvania only)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic, Additional, Spousal and Dependent Life
  • Short and Long term disability
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Voluntary Whole Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance
  • Legal and Identity Theft Protection Plans
  • Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • Employee Discounts

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Career Opportunities

GEO's success around the world has been achieved by our highly-trained work force. We employ over 20,000 professionals within our facilities, regional, international, and corporate offices. Our highly skilled professionals manage 109 correctional, detention and residential treatment facilities totaling approximately 75,000.

As more and more government agencies look to the private sector, we'll be hiring professionals like you to meet the demand. GEO's diversified range of services includes correctional and detention operations, community re-entry services, behavioral management, medical services, residential treatment services, and facility management.

GEO doesn't just provide a job, GEO provides employees with a career they can feel good about. We adhere to the highest standards of quality and hire only those who strive to be their best.

There has never been a better time to join our growing group of professionals. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader.

Contact Us

The GEO Group, Inc.

One Park Place, Suite 700, 621 NW 53rd Street Boca Raton, Florida 33487
866--301-4436
Diversity and Inclusion
At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds is an integral part of our company's success. This unique mixture in the workforce provides unlimited ideas, increases productivity and innovative solutions for our clients and those we serve.We believe that work is more than a place you go every day.

It's a place of professional growth, exploration, creativity, and interpersonal relationships. It's about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things. We want our people to take pride in their work and in maintaining a safe and secure environment. After all, it's the combined talents, skills, knowledge, experience and expertise of every one of our employees that makes us who we are.
Training at GEO

When you report to work for GEO, you can expect to receive industry leading training. At GEO, we want you to be comfortable and secure in your new position. To accomplish this, we have placed the highest priority on seeing to it that each employee is carefully trained in all aspects of their position.

The GEO Group works in partnership with all our clients to employ best practices in information delivery. As a result of our world-wide client base, GEO personnel are able to implement training program best practices gained from around the world.

GEO utilizes a Corporate Director of Training Development to evaluate the quality of training content and delivery and to update training topics and curricula annually to ensure they reflect both the best practices in the field as well as the salient industry issues. Additionally, GEO employs Training Directors within each of our Regional offices who are constantly interacting with facility personnel as well as researching and communicating best practices from around the United States. GEO training programs are designed to exceed the minimum training requirements set forth by the American Correctional Association (ACA), our clients and GEO policies.

Training throughout our facilities is conducted by qualified instructors with direct industry experience. It's not uncommon for Facility Administrators to conduct training on various topics because he or she understands that a well trained force is the key to GEO's success.

Veteran Hiring
GEO is comprised of over 18,000 employees, and in the past 8 years, we’ve hired over 4,300 veterans and active service members.

GEO offers challenging and rewarding career opportunities, competitive pay, benefits, training and advancement opportunities for individuals who are transitions from military to civil life, Veterans or prior military service members of the National Guard or Reserve.

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