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Security Officer

Title: Security Officer
Location: Finch-Henry Job Corps Center, Batesville, MI
Date Posted: October 13, 2017
Date Closing: Until Filled
Status: Full-Time
Relocation: None

Responsibilities

  • Tests fire and intrusion alarms; reports malfunctions
  • Confiscates contraband, weapons, and other items and delivers them to Safety Manager for proper disposal. May conduct search and seizures in dormitory
  • Assists center staff and law officers in controlling disturbances; investigates and prepares reports as needed
  • May transport students on a scheduled or emergency basis
  • Assists in transporting ill and/or injured students, staff, or others requiring medical attention
  • Investigates accidents and prepares accident reports
  • Maintains student accountability
  • Informs staff and students of unsafe practices and conditions
  • Provides security gate/desk coverage; ensures that proper check-out and check-in procedures are followed
  • Performs enforcement duties in accordance with federal law, state statutes, and center rules and regulations in order to maintain the peace and safety of students and staff
  • Patrols buildings and grounds to ensure the safety and physical security of buildings and property by checking doors, windows, lights, electrical appliances, equipment, locks, and emergency equipment. Maintains a log of findings and corrective actions taken
  • Checks identification of personnel seeking entrance to or exit from grounds and permits or denies entrance or exit according to established policies and procedures
  • Responds to fire alarms, takes necessary steps to report fires, assists in suppressing fires, and resets alarm equipment
  • Sets up and checks operation of intrusion alarm systems in buildings as required
  • Assists staff and law enforcement personnel in controlling disturbances. Takes initial reports and conducts preliminary investigation of crimes
  • Models, mentors, and monitors the positive normative culture of the center
  • Acts as a responsible custodian for assigned center property
  • Reports violations of ethical behavior
  • Suggests opportunities for continuous operational improvement and reduction of waste
  • Identifies and reports environmental health and safety concerns
  • Performs other duties as required

Requirements

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent and two years of related experience
  • An associate's degree in criminal justice is desirable and may be substituted for experience

Experience

  • One year of experience in firefighting, law enforcement, or safety and security desired

Skills/Other Requirements

  • Valid (class B or C) chauffeur's or drivers license in the center's state with an acceptable driving record
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug test and background check

To Apply

Please e-mail your résumé with salary history to:

Donna Smith (e-mail)

No phone calls, please.