Position Number: 22089143
Posting End Date: 06/09/2021
Anticipated Starting Salary: $26,033.90
HIRING MANAGER: Stella Phillips, Deputy Director CSTP (Civilian
Student Training Program)
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Provide full and comprehensive supervision to students in
accordance with program policies/procedures and Security Officer
- Manage and coordinate visitor activities and telephone calls in
a prompt and professional manner. Initiate and maintain relevant,
timely, and accurate log entries.
- Perform facility maintenance tasks, manage, control, and
safeguard program equipment and property in accordance with current
policies/procedures. Complete vehicle maintenance tasks and
inspections. Initiate complete and accurate reports.
- Manage and complete special projects/activities accurately,
thoroughly, and on time.
- Shift work: Work schedule includes days, nights, weekends,
holidays and during inclement weather events; in order to provide
coverage for a 24-hour facility.
- Physical agility is a must.
- This position will be working with adjudicated youth.
- Employees may be subject to verbal abuse from students.
- Must possess and must maintain a valid Arkansas Driver's
License and meet the eligiblity requirements covered by the state
- Must wear a uniform and maintain military-style grooming and
The Department of Human Services is a place for people
passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better.
We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care
centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the
most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take
applications, protect children, or help care for residents or
patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working
at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a
pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At
DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for
Class Code: T087C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00
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.
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.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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.
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.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age,
disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information,
military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic
protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock