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Security officer

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Arkansas Government Job
Summary
The Security Officer is responsible for providing security of buildings, grounds, and parking areas. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Patrols grounds and parking areas, observing for violators, safety hazards, and unauthorized persons. May issue parking tickets and take other corrective actions for minor violations, and coordinates with local law enforcement agencies for the more serious violations. Inspects buildings for fire and safety hazards, break-ins, and unsecured doors and windows and takes corrective action as needed. Transports institution residents to and from campus, subdues unruly residents, escorts to designated area, and accompanies staff to and from parking lots, as requested. Operates agency switchboard during holidays and non-working hours, receives and route calls, directs visitors, and maintains telephone and security logs. Monitors security and fire panel for security and fire detection, assists with checking the alarm systems and emergency power supply, and inspects and maintains fire extinguishers. Conducts investigation of incidents and writes investigative reports. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of buildings and grounds and public safety requirements. Ability to patrol building and grounds, investigate accidents, and enforce public safety regulations. Ability to inspect buildings and grounds and detect fire safety hazards. Ability to communicate in oral and in written form. Ability to restrain or subdue unruly persons.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of work experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Applicants must complete each item on the State of Arkansas application to be considered for employment. Incomplete applications and Resumes only WILL NOT be accepted. The application must be received before 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.
If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your transcript with you if you are selected for an interview.
Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.
Participation (6%)in contributory Retirement Plan is required if hired.

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