Hennepin County's Facility Services Department is seeking multiple Security Officers

Hennepin County's Facility Services Department is seeking multiple Security Officers to work in various county locations. Security Officers work in a variety of assignments to provide a safe and secure environment for all Hennepin County employees and customers. Candidates will go through an extensive training program before they are assigned to their respective locations; training continues once they are assigned. About these position: These are full-time benefit earning positions. Hennepin County also provides a shift differential of $1.00 per hour for nights and weekends and a generous annual uniform allowance including body armor, footwear and equipment.

Salary: $20.00 - $29.86 Hourly

Location and hours: These positions are located at various Hennepin County owned and leased locations. Work hours will vary, from Sunday through Saturday. Must have availability to work a fixed, seniority bid schedule including days, weekends, evenings, and overnights.

In these positions, you will:

  • Provide a safe and secure environment for all employees and customers.

  • Provide emergency response in county facilities for all hazards, including emergency medical care and crisis response.

  • Establish and maintain order among employees and visitors; physically control/restrain uncooperative individuals when necessary.

  • Operate electronic and physical security systems, and complete required reports and logs.

  • Perform point of entry screening and checkpoint control, including searching persons and property.

  • Provide front line customer service under difficult circumstances to public and employees.

  • Maintain current knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures affecting security operations; participate in the evaluation and implementation of security related procedures for assigned facility.

Need to have:

  • One of the following:

  • Two or more years of full-time equivalent security experience such as military, law enforcement, corrections, industrial, proprietary, or contract security.

  • Two or more years of college or technical college course work in a criminal justice field (e.g. police science, law enforcement, corrections, and/or security management).

  • A combination of education and experience to equal two years.

  • A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.

  • Ability to successfully complete prescribed training during probationary period; attain and maintain Emergency Medical Responder or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certifications as required by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Standards and Regulatory Board (MN EMSRB).

  • Availability to work a fixed, seniority bid schedule including days, weekends, evenings, and overnights.

More info and to apply:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hennepin/jobs/3118684/security-officer

Questions? Contact Jessica.Damm@hennepin.us

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