Security Officer

Overview

Date Posted:
9/8/2017
Job Code:
XtraDpap
Location:
Prosecutor
Address:
602 S Calhoun St
City:
Fort Wayne
Department:
Prosecutor's Office
Base Pay:
$14.29+/hour
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Category:
Public Safety

 

This position is part-time, nonexempt, unclassified and covered under the Prosecuting Attorney's Personnel Handbook.

Shifts include 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday- Friday; approximately 25 hours/week

Under the direction of the Chief Investigator, the Security Officer is responsible for providing safety to all staff and visitors in and around the Keystone Building and for enforcing all rules and regulations of the agency, ensuring compliance by all persons.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Acts as the first responder to any threat or danger to staff, visitors, or the building. Visually inspects all persons entering the building and removes anyone who poses a danger.
  • Conducts searches of all visitors passing through the security check point, ensuring the person does not have weapons, contraband, and other illegal or prohibited items.
  • Monitors the building and visually inspects the building to ensure staff safety.
  • Provides information to all visitors concerning the purpose of his/her visit.
  • Greets visitors, answers telephone, responds to inquiries regarding the facility, and/or routes caller or visitor to appropriate person or department.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED and two years’ experience in law enforcement, security or related field
  • Must have knowledge of legal terminology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to qualify with a handgun, as required
  • Skilled in defensive tactics and ability to take authoritative action as situations may demand
  • Ability to physically perform the essential duties of the position
  • Ability to use a variety of law enforcement equipment, including, but not limited to hand held radios, metal detectors, and surveillance equipment
  • Ability to work with high risk offenders and a variety of law enforcement personnel
  • Knowledge of law enforcement and social services available to citizens
  • Ability to effectively and courteously communicate with the public, county and city officials, employees, and other agencies

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The Security Officer performs work that requires frequent sitting and standing, with some walking. Some lifting of up to twenty pounds, bending, pushing/pulling loads, reaching overhead, kneeling, and crawling may be required. Very frequent attention to detail, monitoring of equipment, and detailed inspection exists.