SECURITY GUARD (Part-Time: Up to 32 hours/week)
The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.
This is part-time (typically 32 hours/week) security and customer service work of routine difficulty in patrolling and safeguarding multiple parking garages and providing customer service and information to the public. An employee in this class is responsible for patrolling buildings and grounds to guard and prevent fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry. Possible work shifts including assigned weekends and holidays are:
- Friday-Sunday from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm (First Shift); or
- Wednesday-Saturday from 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Second Shift)
- Monday - Friday anywhere from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, depending on circumstances (for the Human Resources Department)
All work shifts are subject to change based on any changing needs for this part-time position.
NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.
This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.
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This is a part-time "at-will" position and is not subject to Civil Service Rules or any collective bargaining agreement.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.
- Patrols an assigned area in and around City garages; secures doors and windows; reports fire hazards and other security issues
- Performs surveillance of City property by observing television monitors and responding to incidents observed
- Reports disturbances or suspicious circumstances which require police presence
- Operate communication systems, such as assigned radios and other security related equipment
- Writes incident reports as necessary on unusual security issues
- Provides customer service and information to the public
- Removes debris/cleans up any trash or materials which may create a safety hazard
- Performs related work as required
JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
High school diploma or G.E.D.Up to one (1) year of related experience including some security and customer service work.Must be able to work at least 32 hours either Friday-Sunday from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm (First Shift); or Wednesday-Saturday from 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Second Shift) for this position. All work shifts are subject to change based on any changing needs for this part-time position.Must be able to work up to 32 hours/week Monday - Friday anytime from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, depending on circumstances (for the Human Resources Department).Required to work assigned weekends and holidays. PREFERENCES:
1. Prior security guard and/or customer service experience, preferably for a government entity.
2. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook.
3. The ability to communicate in various languages is a plus.
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.
Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Frequently or Often Street environment (near moving traffic) Frequently or Often
Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Seldom or Never Correctional facility, detention center or jail Seldom or Never Clinical healthcare environment Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Seldom or Never Shop environment Seldom or Never
PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Employees will walk or stand for extended periods of time. The position involves medium physical demands, such as exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
Ability to lift, carry, climb, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, walk, push, pull, grasp, stand and access heights or areas where limited space is available.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
HOW TO APPLY/ VETERAN INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND THE HIRING AUTHORITY WILL CONTACT THOSE APPLICANTS WHOSE APPLICATION REFLECTS THE BEST MATCH OF EXPERIENCE FOR THE POSITION.
The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.
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