CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITY
Date: January 25, 2013
How to Apply
Submit a current and complete State of Florida Application to the People First Service Center online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/.
For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact: Mr. Odis Henry, Marshal’s Office Administration, at (850) 488-8845.
The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide security for court building(s) and grounds. This position is responsible work providing for the security of the building and grounds, property and occupants of the Florida Supreme Court. The Court Security Officer II is authorized to carry a firearm and is responsible for operating X-ray and metal detection equipment, fire safety system, integrated card access and surveillance system. In addition, the Court Security Officer II is assigned significant work in administering one or more of the following court security support functions: intelligence, security system management, coordination of training, emergency management, and equipment supply and accountability. The Court Security Officer II is required to work non-operational hours of the court, i.e., weekends, holidays and nights. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Senior Court Security Officer or Deputy Marshal. The Court Security Officer II is an “assistant” of the Marshal of the Supreme Court as referenced in sections 25.251(2) and 25.271(2), F.S. and a “conservator of the peace” as referenced in section 25.271(2), F.S. The Court Security Officer II has the authority to make arrests in the building and grounds of the Supreme Court Building or when on official Court business.
Education and Training Guidelines:
Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.
High school diploma or GED and law enforcement and/or sworn court security experience.
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.
Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.
Uses addition and subtraction.
Read journals and manuals; composes routine reports and e-mails using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of co-workers and people outside the organization.
Complexity of Work:
Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules with constant problem solving; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressure.
Knowledge is required also in the following areas: the ability to supervise evacuation of the Supreme Court Building, manage a training program, conduct training sessions, manage an arms room, manage supply and equipment inventory and provide personal security for justices and staffs off-site.
Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with major impact – affects those in all work areas.
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as X-ray and metal detection systems, fire safety equipment, magnetometers, surveillance equipment, Tasers, and firearms. Carries a firearm and must meet and maintain high standards which are measured by a State prescribed firearms qualification course.
Safety of Others:
Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or continuous enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.
Special Comments/Additional Requirments:
Requires valid State of Florida Driver’s License.
Must be at least 19 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a high school graduate, or equivalent (GED) and pass physical examination.
Achievement of high standards on a state prescribed firearms qualification course and continued certification.
Must possess Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Basic Law Enforcement certification, or complete CJSTC Basic Law Enforcement certification course within one year
Americans with Disabilities Requirements
Requires light to medium work involving standing or walking most of the time, exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular basis, and considerable skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of the fingers, hands, or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances.
May be exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, dust or pollen, violence, disease/pathogens, traffic, explosives and radiation.
Requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of taste, sense of smell, depth perception and texture perception.
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Compliance
The Florida State Courts System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires that adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities are provided. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.
If you need any assistance in the application process, please contact the Office Personnel Services at 850-487-0778.