Security Officer

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General summary

This is first-level security work accountable for protecting public property and equipment against loss or damage from theft, fire, vandalism, or other causes, and maintaining order and proper behavior of individuals and groups for a state facility. Implements lockdown procedures within a residential unit and provides escorting/transportation as needed. Works under direct supervision and governed by detailed procedures and practices and the employee is familiar with the pattern of work.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of the buildings and grounds patrolled, and rules and regulations pertaining to facility security requirements. Knowledge of entry-control operations. Ability to follow a prescribed routine in making rounds to monitor assigned buildings and/or grounds. Ability to walk for long periods, both indoors and outdoors under varying work and climatic conditions. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Typical qualifications

1 year of relevant experience.

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