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JD10 - Security Specialist II

Band 2  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Protects the property of a higher education institution or state agency.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Incumbents function as gallery monitors at the State Museum or as parking enforcement officers at higher education institutions.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Provides visual surveillance throughout the institution; notifies supervisors of rules violations or irregular activity.
Patrols parking areas and tickets illegally parked vehicles; checks parking meters and clears meters of monies; enforces all parking and motor vehicle regulations.
Responds to fire alarms and other emergencies in accordance with established procedures; directs traffic flow to provide maximum safety for employees/clients/students/visitors.
Maintains contact with law enforcement personnel and support staff.
Provides traffic control and arranges the towing and impounding of illegally parked vehicles.
Provides information and assistance to visitors, staff and/or students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of theory, practices and techniques of safety, security and fire protection.
Ability to deal courteously and firmly with the general public.
Ability to act quickly and intelligently in emergency situations.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma Special Hire Rate: $16,500

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time. (Continuous)
Ability to lift materials up to 50 lbs, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift, drag, pull persons to safety, weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to hear and recognize various sounds within noisy background areas. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision in both eyes, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to climb stairs to the top floor of any building within the institution. (Infrequent)
Olfactory sense must be intact in order to smell unusual odors. (Continuous)
Ability to carry heavy objects, i.e. persons, a distance of 15 to 20 feet in emergency situations. (Infrequent)
Ability to engage in physical confrontations with suspected offenders. (Infrequent)
Ability to sit. (Infrequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.


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 Employee Signature

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