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BUILDING SECURITY OFFICER I

Recruitment #17-004023-0002

GRADE

06

LOCATION OF POSITION

5th Regiment Armory

219 29th Division St., Baltimore, MD  21201

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to protect and safeguard persons, property and equipment stationed in around the Fifth Regiment Armory. In addition, control access by personnel and visitors to the facility and surrounding parking lots through routine patrols and inspections.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Maintain security in the immediate area of front lobby, restricting access to authorized personnel and activities.
  • Maintain a record of security shifts, major events and security concerns.
  • Raise and lower flags on facility as needed and as directed.
  • Inform employees and visitors of facility regulation and enforce same.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Ability to read and write.

Experience: Six months of experience in building security work.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in master-at-arms classifications or law enforcement specialty codes in the site security field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to acquire telephone service at their place of residence. 2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of candidates eligible for hire.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year. 

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION.  Online application process is STRONGLY recommended. The paper application must be received by the closing date of the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

If online access is unavailable, you may submit the paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Angela Stokes

Maryland Military Department

Fifth Regiment Armory

29th Division Street, Rm. B10

Baltimore, MD 21201

Email: angela.stokes1@maryland.gov.   

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.