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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
R0490
ID
206618
Job Title:
Physical Security Officer - Armed
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Physical Security Officer - Armed

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Provide physical security protection to ERCOT facilities against unauthorized intrusion or acts of sabotage. Responsible for a variety of customer service and security related duties that include providing information and assistance to visitors, employees, and staff; patrolling areas to detect security, safety and/or fire hazards; securing buildings; enforcing parking regulations; controlling access to buildings and parking lots; responding to calls for service; and assisting local authorities in times of emergency. Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge in an administrative or technical area. Applies acquired job skills and ERCOT policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and expand skills. Works on assignments that are usually within an area of expertise that are semi-routine in nature. Applies knowledge and understanding to resolve most problems and issues but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  Physical Security Officer 1

Essential Job Duties and Tasks

  • Control access of personnel, materials and vehicles
  • Process security access of visitors
  • Operate radios, telephones and computer equipment
    • Must pass a dexterity test that evaluates static grip, dynamic lifting and carpal tunnel motions to determine ability to operate radio controls, buttons, switches, dials, keyboards, computer mouse to communicate effectively in case of an emergency
  • Monitor alarm system and CCTV equipment
  • Perform security patrols and observe any and all activity at assigned post
  • Provide first responder services as needed
    • Must be able to perform a “dummy drag” that simulates dragging a 150 pound victim 30’ away from fire or other physical danger
    • Must complete a controlled obstacle course that demonstrates ability to move and negotiate around furniture, people and doors, in an emergency response
    • Must pass a ½ mile run under six (6) minutes within a maximum heart rate assessment in order to respond to an emergency from one side of the campus to the other and be capable of rendering assistance
  • Report equipment malfunctions that could have adverse impact to security, safety or operations
  • Deter criminal activity, misconduct and safety violations
  • Interact with ERCOT employees, contractors and visitors at ERCOT facilities with courtesy and professionalism
  • Be available to provide security services at other ERCOT locations as needed
  • Compose reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • DPS Level III Commissioned Security Officer preferred

QUALIFICATIONS

Level One

  • Earned a High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ physical security experience or four (4) years combined experience in either law enforcement, security, corrections or military capacity
  • Provide DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated if applicable
  • Pass a physical abilities test in accordance with the Security Training and Qualification Plan
  • Pass State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Pass basic English reading comprehension and writing evaluation
  • DPS Level III Commissioned Security Officer preferred or previous armed experience.

Level Two

  • Earned a High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ physical security experience or six (6) years combined experience in either law enforcement, security, corrections or military capacity
  • Provide DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated if applicable
  • Pass a physical abilities test in accordance with the Security Training and Qualification Plan
  • Pass State-required training or other qualifications for licensing
  • Pass basic English reading comprehension and writing evaluation
  • DPS Level III Commissioned Security Officer preferred or previous armed experience.

Position is open to a level 1 or a level 2 depending on the candidate that is identified.

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