Temporary Unarmed Security Officer

Recruitment #210407-UNCX-167

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Apply at:
https://odmhsas.applytojob.com/apply/RxARyvZxgy/Temporary-Unarmed-Security-Officer.
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This position is located at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma.

Temporary Fire Prevention & Security Officer, 0020

About us:
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Griffin Memorial Hospital (GMH) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for adults.  GMH provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions. 

Griffin Memorial Hospital is committed to creating a nonviolent and trauma-informed culture through the seven (7) Sanctuary Commitments.  Those Commitments are - Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Commitment to Growth and Change.

About the Position:
The incumbent patrols hospital grounds to safeguard the welfare of property and ensures physical security of a 24-hour inpatient mental health facility. Other responsibilities include responding to disasters and other emergency conditions and codes.   Additionally, the Fire Prevention & Security Officer assists in directing patients, visitors and/or employees with questions or concerns.

Job Type/Salary:
• Announcement opens April 7, 2021 and closes April 20, 2021.
• This position is limited to 999 hours in a 12-month period. Shifts are 10 hours in duration.
• Rate of pay is $11.50 hourly plus shift differentials when working weekends and some holidays.
• Available shifts are 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. OR 10:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.
• The FLSA Status is Non-Exempt for this Position. The EEO Category is Service.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• No requisite education or experience. 
• Possesses a strong commitment to patient well-being and safety and believes that recovery is possible!

Special Requirements:
• Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 60 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 30 pounds.
• Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.

Benefit Highlights:
ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.   Our benefits include
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• Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
• A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
• Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
• Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
• Student Loan repayment options
• Training opportunities for CEU requirements

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Preplacement Testing:  Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs. Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.