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Security Peace Officer — Corporal

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Location: Dallas TX

Company Name: Dallas County

Occupational Category: 15-1122.00,Information Security Analysts

Date Posted: 2020-02-09

Valid Through: 2020-03-10

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


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Brief Description

Performs licensed peace officer tasks in accordance with State and local laws and the policies and procedures of the Security Department in order to provide security for Dallas County employees, property and the general public. May provide leadership to security guards andor security screening personnel.

Detailed Description

Performs basic law enforcementsecurity patrol duties around County property. Assists in controlling disturbances on County property, takes necessary action to prevent injury to persons andor property damage. Reports all circumstances to supervisor. Logs all events and informs next shift. Responds to fire alarms, bomb threats, medical emergencies, burglar and other alarms and call for service. Assists emergency personnel as needed. Enforces County policies on County property. Reports maintenance needs identified while performing rounds, and operates as dispatch for maintenance after hours and weekends. Performs arrests when warranted. Extinguishes lights, secures doors on County property during non-business hours, performs patrols and escorts county personnel. Documents lost and found merchandise, confiscated items and contraband. Performs related as assigned.

Job Requirements

Thirty (30) hours College in Criminal Justice, or in a job related field of study and one (1) year level three security experience OR (15) hours of college and six (6) months public safetylaw enforcement. Must be 21 years of age with a valid Texas Drivers License, good driving record and licensed as a Peace Officer in the State of Texas of and proficiency in the safe handling of firearms. Must pass physical and psychological tests. Mandatory drug test prior to and during employment. Binocular vision, correctable to 2030. Able to discriminate between standard colors. Capable of hearing ordinary conversation at ten feet, with each ear. The use of hearing aids is permissible. Will be on call 247. This is considered an Essential Position as stated in Dallas County policy regarding emergency response situations. Must be able to perform defense tactics against individuals. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and drive. The incumbent must be able to run, bend, stoop, climb, crawl, ascend and descend of stairs, both inside and outside without limitations or accommodations. Must be able to work varied days and shift schedules, to include weekends and holidays. Work is performed in internal and external environments with possible exposure to inclement weather, and varying temperatures. Potential exposure to contagious and infectious diseases. Must possess the visual acuity to operate a vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places, or things on patrol.

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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