|Employer||City of Minneapolis|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Salary||$50,000 - $74,999|
As the largest and most vibrant city in the state, Minneapolis depends on purposeful, dedicated and innovative employees. Minneapolis has a large variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds who come together for a singular purpose-serving the residents, businesses and visitors of Minneapolis.
The Security Specialist will provide security systems monitoring and building patrol duties for the City's Security Operations Center, ensuring safety, security and rapid response for assistance and emergencies across the enterprise; provide quality customer service to building occupants and visitors.
Working hours/Shift work: The security operations center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This vacancy will fill the 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Saturday - Thursday shift.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Office and field settings
High school diploma or equivalent.
Three years of experience working with security systems (access control, security alarms, security cameras, building emergency systems, radio dispatch systems) and performing security patrol (managing crowd control and disruptive individuals).
Security Specialists must have or be able to obtain certification as a trained Emergency Medical
In addition, Security Specialists must meet the following minimum training requirements mandated
by the state of Minnesota:
• Basic security techniques
• Course work on customer service (3 hrs. minimum)
• Use of force limitations
• Arrest powers limitations
• Building safety procedures
• Crowd control procedures (3 hrs. minimum)
• Knowledge of Minnesota private security laws
• Knowledge of effective two-way radio operations
• Diversity training
• Sexual harassment training
• CPR or first aid training
• General building orientation training
• Blood-borne pathogen training
An equivalent combination of education and experience closely related to the duties of the position MAY be considered.
The selection process will consist of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience (100%). It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process.
The hiring authority reserves the right to determine the maximum number of candidates to interview from the established eligible list. If the hiring authority decides to interview other than by exam score order, they may select additional people to interview based on a candidate's education or experience related to the field, work history, or skills uniquely related to the operational needs of the position.
The City has determined that a thorough Minneapolis Police Department criminal background check is necessary for positions with this job title. Applicants must sign an informed consent allowing the City to obtain their criminal history information in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be considered for the position.
Drug and Alcohol Testing:
All job applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test once a conditional offer of employment has been made. Applicants will be required to sign a notification and consent form prior to undergoing drug and alcohol testing. Applicants who do not consent to undergo drug and alcohol testing will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer, resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Minneapolis and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
District Council (AFSCME). For more information on the terms and conditions of this agreement please visit: AFSCME .
The names of applicants who meet minimum qualification and who pass the screening process shall be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration. This list will be certified to the hiring manager who may use the list to fill a vacancy of the same job title. This eligible list will expire four months after it has been established.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: