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Armed Court Officer

Company: DK Security, Inc
Location: Lansing
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Armed Court OfficerAPPLICANTS MUST HAVE PRIOR LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITIONREGION: Lansing, MITITLE: Armed Court OfficerSCOPE:Security Officers are responsible for protecting the site s building, grounds, assets, employees, and visitors against criminal activity, accidents, fires, and natural disasters, as well as providing outstanding customer service. Armed Court Officers will rotate through various posts, including Reception Desk, Security Control Center, Receiving, and Access Control screening. There is no prisoner or defendant escorts included in the job responsibilities at this location.UNIFORM:Blazer and Tie (Provided by DK Security)SCHEDULE:1st shift various days.ABOUT THE JOB:Exact duties can vary by site assignment.AlwaysReport on time, in uniform, for scheduled shifts.Provide excellent customer service.Look for suspicious persons, packages, and activities.Document activity and duties.Follow and enforce site specific post guidelines.Specific Duties (Based on Post Guidelines)Guard Posts - Static post at access points, doorways, building lobbies, reception areas, etc. Check for employee and vendor identifications. Ensure unauthorized persons do not enter restricted areas.Foot Patrols - Walk interior and exterior of the site to check that entrances, doors, windows, and vents are locked and secure against break-ins. Document security, safety, and maintenance issues.Remote Monitor - Monitor surroundings on closed-circuit television, allow/deny site access with remote access control.Vehicle Patrols - Some sites require driving a vehicle to patrol sections of that site.Reports - Computer or paper-based documentation of shift activity, incidents, patrols, or other site-specific reports.Communication - De-escalate situations while effectively communicating rules and policies.Response - May provide first aid or other medical treatment in emergency situations. Facilitate for First Responders, crime/fire/medical, with emergency situations that may occur on site.Other - Duties that may be client or site unique.QUALIFICATIONS:Must be at least 21 years of age or older.Must be a current holder of a valid, unexpired Michigan CPL or be licensed to carry a concealed weapon in the State of Michigan.Must have prior experience in a law enforcement position, which includes training on handcuffing and defensive tactics.Must have either a high school diploma or GED equivalent.Must be of good moral character and have the ability to pass an extensive criminal background check, with no felony convictions, and no misdemeanor convictions for criminal sexual conduct or related offenses, theft, assault, illegal substances, multiple alcohol related offenses, or crimes of moral turpitude, is required.Must be able to pass a psychological evaluation.Must be able to successfully pass a drug test at the time of hire and annually thereafter.Must be comfortable being viewed by the public, present a friendly and positive image, and possess at all times the utmost professionalism, adhering to our Appearance and Grooming policy.Must possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.Must be able to read and write in the English language and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, maintenance instructions and reports.Intermediate computer skills required - Comfortable with Microsoft Office, Email, Internet, and able to learn new software.Must have reliable transportation.Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.Physical Requirements:Must be physically and mentally sound.Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.Must be able to reach with hands and arms, and to hold objects.Must be able to sit, stand, or walk for 8-12 hour shifts, including walking long distances, and possibly up and down stairs.Must be readily able to respond to emergency situations.Must be able to work in or outdoors during all seasons.Must be able to hear conversations (in person or via 2-way radio) in noisy environments.Must be able to occasionally lift up to 70 pounds.IND1DK Security is Michigan s fastest growing security company. Established in 1995, we began as an investigations firm and quickly expanded to provide uniform security, event staff security, loss prevention services, and much more based on the needs of our clients.DK Security can provide you an opportunity to grow, develop and meet new people in a professional setting. We offer you the opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of working on a team in a position that serves a critical purpose. DK has earned a reputable name in the security industry thanks to our outstanding officers that work in the field, and we cannot wait to have you join our team!

Keywords: DK Security, Inc, Lansing , Armed Court Officer, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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