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Security Guard

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

Job Description:

Description of Work



Salary Grade: NC01 Salary Range: $31,200 - $44,509

Individuals in this class perform regimented work to meet requirements of Homeland Security regulations in regards to access control to prevent injury and loss of life by reducing or eliminating introduction of harmful agents or devices on Ferry Division vessels and/or facilities. These positions monitor vehicular and pedestrian traffic, at facilities, to prevent unauthorized entry into restricted areas. Further they conduct and record screening of vehicle and passengers attempting to board ferries to prevent possible threats such as explosive devices intended to cause harm and injury to the traveling public, division employees and division equipment. As being a front-line employee, these employees also will be required to serve as first responders in the event of an emergency while maintaining positive customer service contact. Security access control personnel will be expected to identify those who may intend to harm others without infringing on traveler privacy rights. The position generally works shift work - 7 days on and 7 days off but schedule may be altered at management's discretion as well as assignment of routine daily duties.

This position will work out of the HATTERAS FERRY OPERATIONS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Qualified applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:

  • Basic knowledge of identifying improvised explosive devices and suspicious behavior.
  • Skills in searching vehicles and baggage to detect harmful substances and devices.
  • Skills in dealing with uncooperative travelers who refuse to provide identification or allow screening of their vehicle or bags.
  • Experience in conducting rounds and sweeps to identify attempts to circumvent security measures.Additional Expectations:
    Preferred credential: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), A COPY OF TWIC CARD MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION OR PRESENTED AT THE INTERVIEW PROCESS.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma; or 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

    Contact Person: AMY JORDAN
    Contact Agency: N.C. FERRY DIVISION
    Contact Address: 8550 SHIPYARD ROAD
    City, State, Zip: MANNS HARBOR, NC 27953
    Contact Phone: (252) 423-5125

    Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept "See Attached" or "See Resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.

    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:

    https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits

    For temporary, contract or other supplemental staffing appointments:

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

    01 I understand in order to be qualified for this position, the description of my work experience must clearly reflect the required education and experience as well as the posted knowledge, skills and abilities for this position. I have included all of this information within my application. (If you haven't completed the application requirements, please return to your application to finish it before submitting your application.)
    • Yes
    • No

      02 Which of the following best describes your level of knowledge of identifying improvised explosive devices and suspicious behavior?
      • None
      • Limited
      • Intermediate
      • Advanced

        03 Which of the following best describes your level of skills in searching vehicles and baggage to detect harmful substances and devices?
        • None
        • Limited
        • Intermediate
        • Advanced

          04 Which of the following best describes your level of skills in dealing with uncooperative travelers who refuse to provide identification or allow screening of their vehicle or bags?
          • None
          • Limited
          • Intermediate
          • Advanced

            05 Which of the following best describes your level of experience in conducting rounds and sweeps to identify attempts to circumvent security measures?
            • None
            • Less than 1 year
            • 1-2 years
            • 2-3 years
            • 3 or more years

              * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Wilmington , Security Guard, Other , Wilmington, North Carolina

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