Characteristics of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
This work involves responsibility for supervising and working along with other security officers engaged in the protection of property and personnel. The work involves enforcing state laws governing state property. Incumbents receive general instructions from a superior administrative official regarding adherence to administrative policies and regulations and are directly responsible for maintaining discipline and efficiency in the security officer force.
Examples of Work:Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assigns security officers to posts and shifts; makes periodic checks to see that they are performing work as assigned.
Enforces state laws as they apply; gives information and directions.
Investigates reports of disturbances or suspicious circumstances.
Recommends appropriate disciplinary measures in order to maintain efficient protective force.
Maintains records and makes reports as required.
Restores and maintains order.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School equivalency Diploma);
Two (2) years of experience related to the described duties.
Completion of the Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy may be a requirement depending on the hiring agency.
Applicant must attach a valid copy of his/her certificate showing completion of the Law Enforcement Training Academy, where applicable.
Essential Functions:Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.Supervises security officers as applicable.
3.Performs general security duties.
State Of Mississippi