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Security Officer

Company: State of Arkansas
Location: North Little Rock
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Number: 22089143

County: Pulaski

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 Handbook directives.
  • 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.

Special Requirements

  • 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 insurance policy.
  • Must wear a uniform and maintain military-style grooming and appearance.

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 others.

Position Information

Class Code: T087C

Grade: GS03


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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Keywords: State of Arkansas, North Little Rock , Security Officer, Other , North Little Rock, Arkansas

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