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Washington State DSHS SCC Security Guard in McNeil Island, Washington

Description DSHS SCC Security Guard 2 The _Special Commitment Center _is seeking security professionals who are able to quickly adapt to their environment and have the skills to proactively manage situations. In this role, you will help maintain the safety and security of all staff, residents, and visitors throughout the island. This includes participation on quick response or emergency response teams. Some of what you'll do: * Routinely conduct facility foot patrols to ensure all areas are secure * Physically respond as a member of a quick response team and/or emergency response team * Control the main security systems throughout the total confinement facility to ensure appropriate ingress and egress of authorized personnel * Responsible for counts, security inspections, and unit checks * Monitor Vehicle Gate and all related traffic for resident transports, facility deliveries, as well internal and external maintenance visitors * Responsible for conducting security inspections of all vehicles entering and exiting the facility * Utilize radio and other communication devices * Provide vehicle response and/or foot response * Intervene on and report any remarkable unauthorized behaviors of the residential population * Provide visual monitoring of residents * Physically transport secured residents to medical appointments in the community * Conduct pat and strip searches of residents as directed or needed * What we're looking for: * Highly motivated individuals with demonstrated observation skills * Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills * Communicate effectively and respectfully with management, peers, visitors, and residents * A self-starter who is able to work independently and as part of a team * Ability to perform duties safely and model behavior we expect to see * Effectively manage working conditions and emergent situations within designated areas or entire facility Who should apply? *Professionals who have one of the following: One year of experience as a Security Guard 1. OR High school graduation or GED and two years of experience in areas of work such as: security guard, correctional officer or store investigations, or, police officer, police reserve officer, military police, or other law enforcement work. OR A certificate of completion in a basic law enforcement training program approved by the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission; or, a certificate of completion in a police or reserve police academy or military training program will substitute for one of the two years of required experience. A valid driver's license is required. Questions? Please contact sean.brauner@dshs.wa.gov and reference #05740 Supplemental Information Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle. Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Salary: $3,370.00 - $4,398.00 Monthly Location: Pierce County - McNeil Island, WA Job Type: Full Time - Permanent Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services Job Number: 2021-05740 Closing: 6/17/2021 11:59 PM Pacific Agency: State of Washington Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504 Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

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