Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: INSTITUTIONAL SECURITY OFFICER - 67012883
Salary: $821.70 Biweekly
Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2020
INSTITUTIONAL SECURITY OFFICER
APD TACACHALE SECURITY
The incumbent holds a position of trust and adheres to the policies and procedures that govern the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and Tacachale to ensure the safety of the residents, employees and visitors of Tacachale.
Patrols the grounds to ensure unoccupied buildings are secured, and to look for potentially hazardous situations or suspicious activity. Controls access to Tacachale, processes outgoing and incoming resident trips, assists emergency responders, and responds to all calls for assistance center wide. Answers incoming calls connects callers to desired parties, documents resident incident reports, maintains several logs, monitors the fire alarm panel, and notifies officers as necessary. In emergencies, contacts the appropriate staff, which includes but is not limited to, all on-call staff, licensed independent practitioners, nurses, center monitors, administration, maintenance and the Officer of the Day.
Compiles and prepares reports, both manually and via computer. This includes but is not limited to, Daily Activity Log, Automobile Accident Report, Security Field Report, Security Zone Checklist, Security Services Notification of Incident, and Unsecured Building Report.
Assists or performs routine fire drills as required, throughout campus.
Conducts vehicle inspections weekly, with cursory inspections daily. Maintains the cleanliness and condition of security vehicles
Performs other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to lift 40lbs.
Ability to pass Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS).
Ability to use a computer and transfer calls.
You must have a valid Florida Driver's License to apply for this position. (If initially hired with an out-of-state license the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida State driver's license within 30-days of hire. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have "Corrective Lenses Restricted," are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.
This position is located at a 24- hour facility. Employees must be agreeable to working a shift schedule; regular, evening, or night. Days Off: Rotate.
This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.
This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.
** NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.
Direct Deposit Program- As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.
Background Screening requirement- It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.
Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.
WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE'S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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