Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to supervise security staff and functions related to maintaining a safe and secure environment for County employees and visitors, protecting DeKalb Peachtree Airport against fire, theft, and illegal entry.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.
Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.
Maintains safeguard of DeKalb Peachtree Airport; controls access/exit to buildings and parking lots; operates X-ray machines and metal detectors; patrols premises of facility; checks visitors for proper identification and security clearance; monitors private entry corridors and hallways; performs roving security rounds in designated areas; records approved deliveries; performs routine operational check of fire extinguishers and AED units; and performs housekeeping duties as assigned.
Monitors security and safety systems; monitors elevators, phone system, courtroom system, I.C. telephone system, computer, fire safety system, all CCTV monitors; and responds to all alarm activations and other emergencies and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
Provides customer service to County employees, visitors and other government agencies; gives directions; answers phone inquiries and/or forwards call to appropriate area; oversees item check-in and lost and found system; and refers mentally unstable or individuals in crisis to appropriate resources.
Secures fleet vehicles and various equipment; performs routine maintenance checks and cleans departmental vehicles; checks vehicles in and out of parking lot; records key use; schedules and records all service completed; and insures vehicles and equipment are ready for assignment.
Supervises community service; and assigns duties for community service workers.
High school diploma or GED required; four years of work experience in security or law enforcement; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a State of Georgia Driver’s License.