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Security Supervisor (Airport)

DeKalb County Government

Posted: Aug. 3, 2018

End Date: Aug. 6, 2018


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.  

Essential Functions:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.