Sergeant-At-Arms

Recruitment #211012-UNCE-709

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Mail or Deliver resume and/or completed application form to:

Oklahoma Senate, HR/Personnel Services
2300 North Lincoln Blvd., Room 309.1C
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4808
OR
Email: hrsenate@oksenate.gov
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Sergeant-At-Arms
The Oklahoma State Senate is receiving applications and resumes for the temporary position of Sergeant-At-Arms.

Duties:
• Assists the Chief Sergeant-at-Arms in preserving order and decorum and enforcing the Rules of the Senate.
• Alerts the Chief Sergeant-at-Arms of any breach of order or security concerns.
• Enforces Senate Rules regarding floor privileges. Prevents unauthorized persons from entering the Senate Chamber, committee rooms, or other meetings as directed by the Chief Sergeant-at-Arms.
• Knowledge of the evacuation and safety procedures of the Senate and the State Capitol building.
• Provides basic security for the areas of the Capitol under the control of the Senate.
• Provides assistance and information to visitors to the Senate.
• As directed by the Chief Sergeant-at-Arms, attends and participates in official events, funerals, etc.

Knowledge and Skills
• Knowledge of the security and safety practices, policies and procedures.
• Ability to maintain control under adverse conditions and to take corrective steps in emergency situations.
• Skill in communicating effectively with others and in dealing with individuals diplomatically and courteously.
• Ability to establish and preserve effective working relationships with others.
• Ability to acquire basic understanding of the Senate Rules pertaining to order and decorum.
• Physical strength and endurance for remaining in in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
• Ability to ascend or descend stairs and ramps.
• Law enforcement or security experience preferred, but not required.

Pay for Temporary Service:
• Schedule requires availability Monday through Thursday prior to and throughout the legislative session (late January through the end of May). Pay is $16.00/hour, with a minimum of 4 hours a day, 4 days a week guaranteed.

Conclusion

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