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Security Officer - Shriver Job Corps Center

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Posted: 12/05/2021


Job Summary: Responsible for planning, developing, implementing, overseeing and integrating safety and security programs for the Center.


  • Ensures the enforcement of all laws, rules and policies within his/her scope of authority.
  • Foot patrols all assigned areas and remains alert for disturbances, fires, safety hazards, traffic violators, suspicious acts and/or persons and other unusual conditions.
  • Aids and assists visitors, students and staff in every way possible.
  • Performs building security and safety checks.
  • Receives complaints and performs appropriate investigations.
  • Provides transportation service as directed.
  • Investigates vehicle accidents at the Center.
  • Issues visitor passes and temporary parking permits.
  • Performs main entrance duty.
  • Assists staff in quelling disturbances.
  • Prepares written accident reports and other reports as required.
  • Coordinates recruiting, selecting and training of security cadets.
  • Participates in preparation and enforcement of Center’s safety and fire prevention program.
  • Conducts daily briefing with security cadets that cover assignments, proper dress, and procedures.
  • Provides written and oral reports, briefings, or summaries to appropriate staff.
  • Ensures all equipment is properly maintained.
  • Provides vehicle checks to entering and exiting traffic.
  • Follows the CDSS/CSS/BMS plans and procedures daily.
  • Adheres to required property controls policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Monitors, Mentors, and Models Career Success Standards.
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Assists in maintaining student security and accountability during the training day and evening by continuously walking through those training areas, cafeteria and participating in dorm or recreational activities and monitors grounds over the entire Center.
  • Participates in PRH mandated staff training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned within the individual’s scope and capabilities

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Above average public speaking skills and experience in same; above average verbal and written skills; above average problem solving and conflict resolution skills; computer literacy; specifically, internet, e-mail, word perfect, lotus and excel; must be able to work any shift and day of the week; ability to obtain a commercial drivers’ license.

Experience: Three years security experience preferred. At least one year in a residential living setting and background in youth programs or law enforcement is preferred. Safety related training preferred.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate Degree preferred or combination of education and experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid State Driver’s License – Class C.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand and walk; to reach with hands and arms and talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.

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