STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: ASSISTANT CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER
Class Code: 0288-14 Date Established: 08-22-74
Occupational Code: 3-3-9 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To assist the Chief Security Officer in providing supervisory security coverage on one or more assigned shifts through the enforcement of fire safety and security laws, regulations and policies.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Assists the Chief Security Officer in supervising the agency security section on one or more assigned shifts; maintains work assignment schedules as well as pay and leave records.
· Evaluates the work performance of security personnel and recommends training and other personnel actions when necessary.
· Enforces the regulations and policies governing the security and protection of state-owned property including buildings, grounds, parking lots and roadways.
· Periodically inspects all buildings, grounds and parking lots in and around state-owned buildings according to a standardized schedule, conducts investigations in situations of pilfering, damage or theft of state property.
· Inspects grounds at specified intervals for fire, theft, lighting and other safety hazards; may make daily trips to the local banks with deposits and withdrawals for the business office; transports state payrolls from the treasury.
· Assists the public in locating offices and individual state officials or employees and provides general information to employees, clients and visitors.
· Provides training to other employees in defensive driving and teaches classes in mechanical restraint usage and other areas as directed.
· Investigates criminal activities and detects, apprehends and arrests law violators; prepares reports of inspections and investigations for presentation to superior.
· Appears in court as prosecutor and as a witness in traffic violations, criminal cases, and other administrative hearings as required.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires understanding and using business or trades vocabulary or basic arithmetic to perform standard operating procedures.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to agency objectives by ensuring the accuracy of support activities within one or more organizational units. Errors at this level affect the work of others or have measurable monetary consequences, and require verification and correction in order to complete succeeding work operations.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an adverse working environment containing a combination of disagreeable elements which impact significantly upon the employee's capacity for completing work assignments. This level includes work-related accidents or assault.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Graduation from high school, G.E.D., or its equivalent. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of work experience.
Experience: Two years' experience in police work preferably with one year of supervisory experience.
License/Certification: Valid New Hampshire driver's license.
1. Must be at least 21 years of age upon appointment.
2. A thorough character investigation and reference check will be made before appointment. Candidates who do not have good character or a conviction free record of serious offenses will be ineligible for appointment.
3. NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL ONLY: Applicants selected for appointment must successfully complete a training course established by the Police Standards and Training Council prior to completing their probationary period and thereafter maintain yearly certification. In addition, employees must successfully complete the Mental Health Worker Training Program.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of laws and regulations concerning arrest and evidence. Knowledge of modern police methods and procedures. Ability to enforce laws firmly and tactfully and to interrogate suspects in accordance with standard procedures. Ability to perform investigations and prepare written reports. Ability to use judgement when using force to control individuals or groups. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with subordinate personnel and the general public. Ability to assist in managing a security work unit. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02