The State of Connecticut, Connecticut Technical Education and Career System (CTECS) is recruiting for multiple Building and Grounds Patrol Officer positions for various technical high schools throughout the state. These are part time-time opportunities ranging 30, 32.5 and 35 hours per week and are 10-month positions. The work week is Monday through Friday.
The locations and schedule hours are listed below:
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
7:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM and 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
6:30 AM to 1:00 PM
7:15 AM to 2:15 PM
6:30 AM to 1:30 PM
The Role: CTECS serves approximately 11,200 full-time high school students. You will be responsible for performing a full range of school security duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Enforce regulations relating to parking and traffic control as established by assigned agency.
- Direct traffic on state property.
- Issue tickets for violations.
- Give information and assistance to visitors.
- Guard entrances and exits to prevent trespass, vandalism, theft, and other violations.
- Perform routine vehicle and foot patrol duty and monitors security and alarm systems to detect theft and other criminal acts.
- Provide security escorts.
- Provide first aid when necessary.
- Perform dispatching and record keeping functions at a desk post, etc.
CTECS serves approximately 11,200 full-time high school students. Our mission is to provide a world-class, unique, and rigorous learning environment for high school students and adult learners that:
- Ensures both student academic success and career technical education mastery, as well as promotes enthusiasm for lifelong learning.
- Prepares students for post-secondary education, including apprenticeships and immediate productive employment.
- Engages regional, state, national and international employers, and industries in a vibrant collaboration to respond to current, emerging and changing global workforce needs and expectations.
- Pursues and participates in global partnerships that provide CTECS students with international exposure and experience.
We offer competitive benefits including health and dental insurance, a retirement plan, group life insurance, and other supplemental benefits. Paid time off is also offered, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year, in addition to vacation, sick and personal leave accruals. We encourage a healthy work/life balance to all employees.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meets the preferred qualifications, so please ensure that your application is complete and details your experience as outlined in this job posting. Please note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
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.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Interpersonal skills; basic oral and written communication skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.
Any experience or training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following experience:
- Working in the field of security
- Working security in a high school
- Performing foot patrol duty within a high school
- Working at a post or desk checking in visitors using a security data base
- Providing escorts within a high school
Appointment to positions within the Connecticut Marketing Authority will be in accordance with Section 22-63a(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and maintain a Standard First Aid Certificate and/or CPR certification.
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 must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.
Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.
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.