Montgomery City County Personnel

Building Security Officer (#CO0718)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this classification exists is to ensure the security of buildings in the county complex.  Major work responsibilities include patrolling buildings and structures, ensuring that only authorized personnel enter county buildings, and investigating and taking action on alarms sounded in patrolled buildings.  Incumbents work rotating shifts (8 hour shifts/7 days a week). They are supervised by a Deputy Sheriff Sergeant and/or Lieutenant.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED certificate and six months of experience in performing security duties such as patrolling grounds and buildings, operating monitoring/alarm equipment and acting as gatekeepers of personnel entering and leaving buildings and grounds.

NOTE:    Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


Special Requirements

Incumbents need the physical ability to remain on their feet and walk for moderate periods of time (i.e., walking up and down stairwells of 4-6 flights and around building grounds on a variable basis) over the course of a two hour patrol period as needed to patrol the premises of County buildings several times in one shift and to travel to sites where trouble has been indicated.  Patrols are conducted in all types of weather and ground conditions.  They work rotating shifts (8 hour shifts/7 days a week).  Due to the confidentiality involved with the position, the incumbents must be willing to submit to background investigation.

CLASS: CO0718; EST: ; REV: 9/2/2020;