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Security Guard 2nd Shift - Temporary

Company: Government jobs
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description of Work

This Job Posting covers multiple TEMPORARY full-time positions that are located in our YDC/JDC facilities in the Eastern, Central, Piedmont and Western Regions.

These positions provide protective, security and public contact work in the operation of a State facility. Work in this class involves the responsibility for monitoring assigned areas for possible violation of laws and regulations, and patrolling property to guard property against fire, damage, and theft. Work in this class involves providing physical security through patrols of the interior and exterior of facilities, observing the activities of persons, using electronic security/surveillance systems, and reporting unusual, suspect, or hazardous activities/situations.

Job responsibilities/duties include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Ensuring the safety of the public, staff, students, and others by enforcing rules of conduct.
  • Monitoring access to areas; controlling traffic of people and vehicles to prevent overcrowding, traffic or parking congestion and other hazardous incidents.
  • Providing general information to the public regarding exhibits, programs, special activities and/or directions.
  • Checking location and use of emergency alarms and equipment, executing the procedures to follow in the event of an emergency; and maintaining daily records and reports.
  • Ability to use security equipment (e.g., radios, switchboards/phones, flashlights, fire extinguishers, surveillance cameras, alarm panels, card access, or other electronic security systems).
  • Ability to patrol, monitor, and guard assigned area.
  • Ability to respond quickly and properly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and the public to provide assistance and relay information.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Employees perform related duties as required. Employees operate within specified rules and regulations and receive their work assignments from a higher-level supervisor.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information: Introduction to the Job Application and Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. (Note: These links were created for applicants of Dept. of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.)

    To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:

    • Basic knowledge of the standard safety, surveillance and security practices and equipment.
    • Basic knowledge of standard methods of reporting and handling emergencies such as disturbances, fires, medical and security threats.
    • Basic knowledge of the items/property to be guarded. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

      High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma;

      an equivalent combination of education and experience.

      May require the ability to complete emergency medical technician (EMT) training and meet re-certification standards as required Supplemental and Contact Information

      The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NC DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
      who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws and Executive Orders.

      NC DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

      Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

      If applying for a position certified through the NC Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.

      The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the US Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape." Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety: PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions.

      Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status."

      If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management. If you are not selected, you will receive an email notifying you when the job has been filled.

      For technical issues with your application, please call the governmentjobs.com Help Line at (855) 524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status please contact the employment Specialist at 919-324-6295.

      For permanent appointments:

      State of North Carolina employees have the opportunity to participate in a compelling array of benefits to enhance their quality of life, their health, and their future. Benefits include employee health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, NC Flex (a variety of high-quality, low cost benefits on a pre-tax basis), and paid vacation, sick, and community service leave, to name a few. Paid parental leave is available for eligible employees. Some benefits require 30 + hours work/week for participation. To find out about these, and other programs, please visit our Employee Benefits page:


      For temporary, contract or other supplemental staffing appointments:

      **There are no paid leave, retirement or other benefits associated with these appointment types.**

      01 Applicants must possess the required "Minimum Education and Experience" AND "Knowledge, Skills and Abilities" listed on the job vacancy announcement in order to be deemed qualified. I understand that my application MUST reflect a complete work history, and include all education and certifications/credentials. A resume is not a substitution fora completed application. Also, I understand that Supplemental Questions are considered a part of the application and the answers are used in the screening process, and that all questions must be answered completely and accurately.
      • Yes, I understand.

        02 Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law other than a minor traffic violation? (A conviction does not mean that you cannot be hired. The offense and how recently you were convicted will be evaluated in relation to the job for which you are applying.)
        • Yes
        • No

          03 If you answer "yes" that you have been convicted of an offense against the law other thana minor traffic violation, please explain the nature of the conviction and the offense.

          04 Do you possess a High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma?
          • Yes
          • No

            05 Do you have basic working knowledge of the standard safety, surveillance and security practices and equipment?
            • Yes
            • No

              06 If "yes" to the previous question, please describe your experience. BE DETAIL - Include duties and where you gained your experience. If none, enter NA or None.

              07 Do you have basic working knowledge of standard methods of reporting and handling emergencies such as disturbances, fires, medical and security threats?
              • Yes
              • No

                08 If "yes" to the previous question, please describe your experience. BE DETAIL - Include duties and where you gained your experience. If none, enter NA or None

                09 Do you have basic working knowledge of items/property to be guarded?
                • Yes
                • No

                  10 If "yes" to the previous question, please describe your experience. BE DETAIL - Include duties and where you gained your experience. If none, enter NA or None.

                  11 How many years of security experience do you have?
                  • None
                  • Less than one year
                  • 1 - 5 years
                  • 5+ years

                    12 Please indicate the Youth Development Centers and Detention Centers that you are interested in working (check all that apply):
                    • Alexander Regional Juvenile Detention Center (Alexander County)
                    • Chatham Youth Development Center (Chatham County)
                    • Cumberland Regional Juvenile Detention Center (Cumberland County)
                    • Edgecombe Youth Development Center (Edgecombe County)
                    • Lenoir Youth Development Center (Lenoir County)
                    • New Hanover Regional Juvenile Detention Center (New Hanover County)
                    • Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center (Pitt County)
                    • Wake Regional Juvenile Detention Center (Wake County)
                    • Cabarrus Youth Development Center and Juvenile Detention Center (Cabarrus County)
                    • CA Dillon (Granville County)

                      * Required Question

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