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JOB TITLE:

SECURITY GUARD

JOB CODE:

0359

DEPARTMENT:

Security

UNION:

08

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

GRADE:

359


POSITION SUMMARY
:

Responsible for safeguarding individuals, buildings, materials, and equipment against fire, trespass, theft and other hazards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Patrols in vehicles and on foot public property, including offices and institutional buildings by making rounds inside and outside buildings and other county installations.
  • Ensures all buildings and properties are secure and free from water, electrical or life safety issues.
  • Directs visitors to proper offices and admits and permits authorized personnel to enter and leave premises.This may require searching and wanding individuals.
  • Completes computer generated security reports, forms and conducts investigations.
  • Directs traffic.
  • Makes arrests and detains individuals.
  • Provides emergency assistance and first aid.
  • Issues parking citations.
  • Obeys and enforces all safety, County and criminal infractions.
  • Reports unusual conditions or questionable items to supervisor.
  • Performs similar or related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one year police or security guard experience or related military service.
  • Must possess Act 235 (Lethal Weapons Training).
  • Must remain in good condition, both physically and mentally and capable of working shift work and overtime.
  • Mature and courteous manner is essential.
  • Must be familiar with and understand the Force Continuum.Required to carry weapon, taser, and OC spray.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Equivalent training/experience/education will be taken into consideration.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical agilities test.

POSITION: SECURITY GUARD

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands: (Check all that apply)

Balancing



Stooping

X


Pushing

X

 

Climbing

X

Crouching

X

Pulling

X

 

Crawling

X

Kneeling

X

Handling

 

Standing

X

Sitting

X

Talking

X

 

Turning

X

Reaching

X

Hearing

 

Seeing

X

Color Vision

X

Depth Perception

 

Mobility

X


Lifting: (Check one)

Carrying: (Check one)


A) Light

(20-25 lbs)



A) Light

(10-25 lbs)


B) Medium

(25-50 lbs)


B) Medium

(25-50 lbs)

X

C) Heavy

(50-100 lbs)

X

C) Heavy

(50-100 lbs)


D) Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)


D) Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)

Aptitudes: (Check all that apply)

Form perception

X


Problem solving

X

Motor coordination

X

Working speed (ex.wpm)


Finger dexterity

X

Manual dexterity

X

Computer/VDT ability

X

General learning ability

X

Clerical perception

X


Environmental Conditions: (Check all that apply)

Extreme cold

X


Extreme heat


Temperature changes

X

Wet conditions

X

Humid conditions

X

Exposure to fumes

X

Exposure to blood and body fluids

X

Noise and vibration

X

Exposure to chemicals

X

Poor ventilation

X

Inclement weather conditions; Inside/outside weather conditions  X   N/A   

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Human Resources - Bucks County Courthouse Complex
50 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 215-348-6546

Government Service Center - Lower Bucks County
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 267-580-3500
Please note: In case of closure, all services performed at the GSCs can be performed in Doylestown:  PassportsWeapons PermitsDog Licenses and Job Applications

Government Service Center - Upper Bucks County
261 California Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Thursdays Only 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm
Phone: 215-529-7250
Please note: In case of closure, all services performed at the GSCs can be performed in Doylestown:  PassportsWeapons PermitsDog Licenses and Job Applications

The County of Bucks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has an EEOP that is available through the Human Resources office.