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Security Guard – Excluded Grade 1
Facilities and General Services Department

Washington, DC


Security Guard – Excluded Grade 1
Facilities and General Services Department
Salary starting at: $27,417

This position is responsible for guarding the property from illegal entry and enforcing building codes and safety regulations. During non-business hours, ensures the building is secure and monitors janitorial crew to ensure nothing is removed from the building.

DUTIES:

  • Maintains security post including the monitoring of surveillance devices.
  • Issues visitor badges and ensures visitors sign-in/out daily.
  • Regularly checks the building for security measures and operating problems.
  • Complete rounds of the entire building daily in the morning and evening; securing the computer room and doors.
  • Monitors all vendors entering and existing the building.
  • Ensures they sign in and out daily. Accepts packages for headquarters staff from vendors or couriers and logging such packages in the log notebook.
  • Calls headquarters personnel to notify them of the package received and request a pick up.
  • Cooperates with police, fire and other safety personnel in problems affecting establishment.
  • Reports irregularities to the Director of Facilities and General Services.
  • Completes written incident reports which are given to the Director of Facilities and General Services.
  • Maintains daily security log noting; rounds, unusual items, deliveries, and incidents.
  • Provides recommendations in identifying and evaluating security vulnerabilities.
  • May verify nature of visitor's request by contacting appropriate department personnel.
  • Directs visitors and delivery personnel to various parts of the building.
  • May assist General Services in the completion of their duties on an as needed basis.
  • Monitor the janitorial staff as they remove trash out the back door every evening ensuring nothing is removed from the building without being checked.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION:
Graduation from high school and thorough knowledge of security procedures or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possesses a current security license from the District of Columbia.
  • Holds a current certification in American Red Cross AED, Adult CPR and Standard First Aid.
  • Knowledge of building security practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of emergency and safety procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to be tactful and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to follow prescribed policies and procedures.
  • Ability to ascertain the nature of visitor's request and whether visitors should be allowed to access AFSCME premises.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations.
  • Ability to concentrate without distraction for long periods of time.
  • Police, law enforcement or military background preferred.
  • A valid driver's license is required. Day and or evening shift will be required.

To be considered
For each position of interest, please send a separate email with an attached cover letter and resume to: recruiting@afscme.org.

Posting Date: March 16, 2017

Proud To Be An Equal Opportunity/AA Employer

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