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Locksmith (#LCKSMHAFSI) AFSI
$13.45-$21.36 Hourly / $2,331.33-$3,702.40 Monthly / $27,976.00-$44,428.80 Yearly


Locksmith (#LCKSMHGENI) GENI
$13.38-$21.25 Hourly / $2,319.20-$3,683.33 Monthly / $27,830.40-$44,200.00 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs duties related to the maintenance, repair, alteration and replacement of locks and cutting of new or replacement keys.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Two years of experience as a locksmith.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Considerable knowledge of locksmithing methods, techniques and tools.
  • Some knowledge of card access systems.
  • Some knowledge of low voltage electrical systems. 
  • Skill in the use of locksmithing tools and equipment.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Disassembles locks and repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs and other parts; installs new or serviceable locks when required.
  • Changes lock combinations by shortening tumblers, or inserting new or repaired tumblers and rekeys locks for security purposes.
  • Sets up and maintains computerized master key systems.
  • Cuts new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machine.
  • Unlocks doors, lockers, safes or other equipment when keys or combinations are missing.
  • Installs, repairs, and modifies electric locks, automatic door closures and emergency exit devices.
  • Interprets manufacturer's instructions and diagrams.
  • Requisitions and maintains replacement parts in stock to permit completion of repairs.
  • Installs and repairs low voltage lock systems.
  • Installs and repairs detention and institutional locks.  
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: LCKSMHAFSI; EST: 3/17/1991; REV: 3/28/2012;
CLASS: LCKSMHGENI; EST: 3/17/1991; REV: 3/28/2012;