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Location: Dallas TX

Company Name: Dallas County

Occupational Category: 33-9032.00,Security Guards

Date Posted: 2020-02-09

Valid Through: 2020-03-10

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


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Brief Description

Performs routine patrol and regulatory duties related to the safe guarding of Dallas County property.

Detailed Description

Performs security duties in and around County property and assists in controlling disturbances on County property, takes necessary action to prevent injury to persons and loss of property, and reports all circumstances to immediate supervisor. Responds to fire alarms, bomb threats, medical emergencies, burglar alarms and other calls for service. Assists in the process of screening persons entering the Courts buildings of Dallas County, and documents any problems that occur. Reports maintenance needs identified while performing rounds and operates as dispatch for maintenance after hours and weekends. Enforces County policies (i.e. smoking, soliciting, parking violations, etc.) on County property Extinguishes lights and secures doors on County property during non-business hours, patrols and escorts County personnel. Documents lost and found merchandise, confiscated items and contraband notifies next shift. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school/GED program. Two (2) years of security guard work related experience or 30 hours from an accredited college or university, or a combination of the two. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license, with a good driving record. Must be 21 years of age and meet the minimum mental and physical standards, be certified by the Texas Private Security Bureau with security level three training. Knowledge and proficiency in the safe handling of revolver and semi-automatic firearms. Mandatory physical and psychological exam. Mandatory drug testing prior to employment, and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol tests during employment. Binocular vision, correctable to 20/30. Able to discriminate between standard colors. Capable of hearing ordinary conversation at ten feet, with each ear. The use of hearing aid is permissible.

Additional Details

An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.

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