Fire Prevention & Security Officer I

Recruitment #200211-J41A-I02

Introduction

Duties include, but not limited to:
*Patrols and inspects buildings and grounds, within an assigned area, to detect and eliminate fire hazards and discourage vandalism.
*Interprets and enforces rules and regulations; safeguards life and property at state facilities or institutions and surrounding grounds.
*Responds to fire alarms and reports irregular activities; apprehends or expels violators; answers inquiries and gives directions to employees and the general public.
*Ventilates buildings to remove heat, smoke and gases; makes forced entries to rescue persons during fires or other emergencies.
*Checks authorized persons in or out of buildings and grounds area and assures that unauthorized persons are denied access; checks to see that doors and windows are secure and lights are out; directs traffic in the vicinity of state facilities and parking areas.
*Prepares oral and written reports of activities and incidents
*Transport residents to medical appointments as necessary
*Assist Maintenance Department during mechanical failures emergencies
*All other duties as assigned

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities at a state facility or institution involving the inspection of buildings and grounds for elimination of fire hazards, enforcement of laws, rules and regulations and providing security against acts of terrorism for state facilities, employees and the public.  This may include patrolling assigned premises to identify and correct fire hazards, providing assistance to employees or visitors, directing traffic and performing other duties related to the protection of state property, employees, visitors and others.  Some positions may be primarily responsible for fire prevention activities and have additional responsibilities assigned for assisting in firefighting activities.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Fire Prevention and Security Officer job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where inThe Fire Prevention and Security Officer job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level are none.

NOTES

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