|Date Opened||7/24/2020 3:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$20.64* - $27.70/hour (*New state employees start at the minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||8/3/2020 11:59:00 PM|
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
At a state institution, university or school, facility or at the State Regional Market this class is accountable for providing basic security services designed to insure the control and safety of clients, students, employees and the visiting public.
Enforces regulations relating to parking and traffic control as established by assigned agency; directs traffic on state property; issues tickets for violations; gives information and assistance to visitors; guards entrances and exits to prevent trespass, vandalism, theft and other violations; performs routine vehicle and foot patrol duty and monitors security and alarm systems to detect theft and other criminal acts; provides security escorts; provides first aid when necessary; performs dispatching and record keeping functions at a desk post; at a state hospital, assists in maintaining order among patients; assists in searching for missing patients; may assist in fire prevention and fire fighting activities; at an agency or institution, may oversee the activities of fellow officers as designated; at the State Regional Market, collects stall fees from vendors and prepares receipts of same; performs related duties as required.
Interpersonal skills; basic oral and written communication skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.
Preferred candidates will possess:
* Five (5) years of experience working in the field of security;
* Two (2) years of experience working security in a high school;
* Experience performing foot patrol duty within a high school;
* Experience working at a post or desk checking in visitors using a security data base;
* Experience providing escorts within a high school.
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.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to the attendant discomforts of working outdoors, to 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.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.