Current Job Opportunity
March 15, 2019
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Fourth District Court of Appeal, West Palm Beach, Florida
This is responsible work providing for the security of judges, employees, visitors, court building and grounds. The position is responsible for screening visitors, monitoring activity utilizing video surveillance equipment, patrolling building and grounds, managing emergency situations, assisting with training of security personnel, and performing related clerical tasks.
Education and Training Guidelines
High school diploma or GED, and one year of college or vocational school education in law enforcement or a closely related field. Three years of experience in law enforcement, court security or related experience in the military.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of and ability to operate sophisticated computer operated security system for card key access, operate and monitor CCTV, and operate X-ray, metal detection, and fire safety equipment. Knowledge of facility subsystems and ability to detect failures and hazardous situations. Ability to use a firearm, incapacitate and handcuff safely and responsibly. Ability to dependably perform assignments without close supervision. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with court visitors and court personnel. Ability to work harmoniously in a group setting. Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Must have a valid State of Florida Driver’s License and an active Florida Law Enforcement Certification. No conviction of a felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement. No dishonorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States. Must be at least 19 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a high school graduate, or its equivalent, and pass physical examination, drug screen and background check.
How to Apply
Submit a State of Florida Employment Application
Resume and verification of required education (i.e., copy of high school diploma, copy of college degree or college transcripts.) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All positions will be awarded upon the successful completion of a background screening. The Fourth District Court of Appeal is a Drug Free Workplace.
A SEPARATE APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH POSITION LISTING THE APPROPRIATE CLASS TITLE AND POSITION NUMBER FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M. ON THE CLOSING DATE.
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 AT 711.