Museum Security Officer

Recruitment #19-CI7510-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to protect property, visitors, and employees while enforcing the security rules and regulations.  Primary work responsibilities may include: patrolling buildings, structures, and/or grounds; utilizing surveillance equipment to observe staff, patrons, and other visitors; investigating and taking appropriate action when alarms are activated or unusual situations occur; completing and submitting work orders; and interacting with patrons, visitors, and staff members.  Employee works under the direction of the Zoo Security Supervisor or Museum Chief Security Officer.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and six months experience in security work, protecting persons and property.

Special Requirements

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record in order to drive city vehicles for Zoo positions.  Must submit to a background check due to the nature of the position. Must obtain an Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board ‘Responsible Vendor’ certification and be CPR/ADE certified within six months of employment for Museum positions. Work requires rotating shift work, nights, weekends, special events, and holidays. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to walk, stand, and remain alert for the duration of the assigned shift as needed to perform security duties and patrol assigned areas. Must be able to climb stairs and a ladder at a height of 14 feet as needed to perform inspections of both the interior and the exterior of the facility. Must be willing to work outside as needed to perform security duties. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and attached supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If there are more than five qualified applicants, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank the applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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