Department of Administrative Services

Connecticut Lottery Corporation Security Officer (8134PS)

$19.27-$25.85 Hourly / $1,541.23-$2,068.28 BiWeekly /
$40,226.10-$53,982.11 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Connecticut Lottery Corporation this class is accountable for providing a variety of security services designed to ensure the control, integrity and safety of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation properties and corporate assets.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation Director of Security or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May coordinate and/or lead safety related programs internally.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs independent integrity verification for Connecticut Lottery Corporation processes and/or programs; performs inspection and verification of ticket shipments; checks locks and seal numbers on all shipments; completes reports on damaged shipments; reviews working papers of all games to insure proper security features; provides videotaping of drawings and verification of winning tickets; maintains video library of all drawings; oversees destruction of tickets and completes related paperwork; performs routine patrol duties and monitors security and alarms systems; manages and/or operates access system and security console equipment including maintenance of videotapes; researches videotapes for various purposes; provides security escorts for visitors, contractors and employees; ensures protection of buildings and parking areas on all Connecticut Lottery Corporation properties; investigates complaints, maintains records and takes corrective action or refers to higher authority; gathers information for assistance to Department of Consumer Protection Police Officers when requested; maintains daily activity logs and completes required reports; assists in investigations of instances of crime, trespass, damage or disorderly conduct occurring on properties; responds to security alarms, power outages and other facility related problems; implements evacuation activities and threat procedures; coordinates Connecticut Lottery Corporation floor warden and first responder programs; utilizes x-ray machine for suspicious mail; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of physical security systems, techniques and procedures; knowledge of emergency responses; knowledge of traffic and crowd control, fire prevention and security; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of computers and technology in area of security; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies; ability to analyze emergency situations and take appropriate corrective action; ability to apply good judgment and discretion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience in the protection of persons or property or enforcement of security regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training in criminal justice or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of one (1) year.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class will be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
  2. Incumbents in this class are required to obtain an Occupational License prior to employment with the Connecticut Lottery Corporation and retain licensure during their period of employment.
  3. Incumbents in this class are required to obtain and retain a standard First Aid certificate and CPR certificate.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents must be in good health and must have and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to effectively perform the duties of the class.
  2. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to the attendant discomforts of working outdoors, the effort of prolonged periods of walking and standing while on foot patrol and/or guard duty and to some danger of injury in performing the duties of the class.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(28)-Police-Protective Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(09)-PROTECT SERV (NP-5)

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

PS 05

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Connecticut Lottery Corporation Security Officer in Salary Groups PS 05/PS 08 approved December 9, 2005. (2012 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

3/9/2012

CLASS: 8134PS; EST: 5/3/2002; REV: 3/9/2012;