Security Officer

City Of Dallas, TX Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 5 days ago

Position Purpose

The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.

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For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.

Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.

Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Equipment & Building Services

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Two (2) years law/code enforcement and/or security/protective service experience where primary responsibilities include performing enforcement and/or investigative support.


  • Thirty (30) completed college semester credit hours plus one (1) year of the stated experience will meet the education and experience requirements.


  • Sixty (60) completed college semester credit hours (or more) will meet the education and experience requirements.


  • A minimum of thirty-six (36) months active service in the Armed Forces of the United States of America with an Honorable Discharge will meet the education and experience requirements.


  • Valid driver's license with good driving record.

  • Must obtain Level II & III Security Commission Certifications issued by the Private Security Bureau of the Texas Department of Public Safety within probationary period.


  • Must pass intensive background investigation, physical, eye exam, polygraph, psychological exams, as well as drug and alcohol testing.

  • No FELONY convictions.

  • No class A MISDEMEANOR convictions within the last five (5) years.

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.


  • Availability to work varying shifts including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime.

  • Ability to walk extensively, bend, carry and lift in excess of fifty (50) pounds.

  • Subject to inclement weather.


  • Exam covers public relations, complaint handling/resolutions and reading comprehension of legal materials.

  • Time Limit: Two (2) hours.


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