Safety And Security Officer I - Afternoons
Company : Kansas Historical Society
Job Location : Kansas, us
Posted on : 2021-05-07
Job Description :
Job TitleSafety And Security Officer I - AfternoonsJob ID199776LocationPawnee CountyFull/Part TimeFull-TimeAgencyLarned State Hospital Job Posting Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy Job Posting closes: 5/16/2021 Required documents uploaded by: 5/16/2021 Agency Information: Laid out on a 78-acre campus, Larned State Hospital (LSH) is the largest psychiatric facility in the state serving the western two-thirds of Kansas with nearly 1,000 employees and the capacity to treat more than 450 patients daily, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. LSH is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) and certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). https://www.kdads.ks.gov/state-hospitals-and-institutions/larned-state-hospital About the Position Who can apply: Anyone Classified/Unclassified Service: Classified Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Work Schedule: 1430-2230 Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes Search Keywords: Security Officer Compensation: $18.26 * Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications. Employment Benefits Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage Sick & Vacation leave Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually) Fitness Centers in select locations Employee discounts with the Retirement and deferred compensation programs Position Summary & Responsibilities Position Summary: This position performs duties as assigned by the shift supervisor in all areas of fire prevention, protection, safety and security functions to provide a safe and secure environment for all patients, staff and visitors at the Hospital. This position will frequently rotate assignments/ditties working as rover, control center or secure door officer, as scheduled/assigned. Roving campus or program oriented detail duties involve patrolling assigned areas and patient occupied buildings for safety /security purposes; providing immediate response to dangerous or emergency situations relating to patients, staff or visitors; pursuing, searching, apprehending and/or returning walkaways or escapees; controlling and/or containing volatile or riot conditions, as well as providing assistance in caring for dangerous, hostile or combative patients. Control center operations, announcing and addressing emergency situations relating to patients, controlling access to and from secure locations by means of control center operations. Provides enforcement of contraband items being brought into the facility, and by assisting in random checks of items entering the building. Secure door position checking packages and personal property using a tomography /x-ray machine, walk through metal detectors or other equipment as needed to check employees and visitors for prohibited items. There may be times this position will work outside of the normal shift hours and respond to buildings/areas out of the normal routine in cases of fire or other emergencies requiring immediate response. Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: FIRE PROTECTION - EQUIPMENT & TRAINING Participates in security, fire¿¿fighting and safely training. Attends Hospital in-service sessions as assigned. Assists with yearly mandated fire safety training for all Larned State Hospital employees. Operates, checks all equipment assigned to the fire station according to the policies and procedures. Responds to all fire alarms or calls on campus, including calls at LCMHF and LJCF. Evacuation and fire drills monthly on one of the three shifts and safety training for Larned State Hospital staff. Inspects firefighting equipment, alarms, extinguishers, standpipes and hydrants. Attends training on firefighting equipment. SAFETY /SECURITY (Campus Rover /Control Center /Secure Door) Ensures the safely of patients, staff and visitors. Checks buildings and assigned areas to ensure safety and security providing walkthroughs of patient occupied units. Conducts searches of grounds, buildings, vehicles and assists with unit searches for contraband. Checks perimeter fences, exit doors, fire extinguisher cabinets Participates in safely /maintenance inspections on the buildings and grounds. Inspects electronic locks and security equipment. Monitors surrounding area for weather or hazards that could endanger the facility. Responds to all medical emergencies on campus as first responders with medical equipment for the emergency. Exercises delegated statutory powers at the discretion of Superintendent. Responds immediately to dangerous or emergency situations. Pursues, searches, apprehends and/or returns walkaways and escapees. Enforces State statutes, local laws and Larned State Hospital regulations. Law Enforcement Collects statements, evidence, photos and video for proper documentation for the Special Investigator for possible prosecution. Enforces parking and traffic regulations. Conducts accident investigations. Patrols assigned areas, units, and buildings as assigned. Prepares and submits appropriate reports in a timely manner. Reports and logs all activities in the department logbook and department Plexus log. Present on Triage as needed for new admissions. Secure Door Checks employees and visitors personal properly for prohibited items, and prevents them from entering the facility Control Centers Routinely confer with Shift Leaders for Programmatic reports. Operates all Control Centers. Monitors and controls exterior access to buildings and internal movement of patients in building. Monitors and responds to fire and PPD alarms systems. Monitors video surveillance equipment both inside the buildings and on perimeter. Provides switchboard duties after regular hours, weekends and holidays. Checks out state vehicles as required/requested Checks out post keys/pharmacy key cards as required. Reports and logs all activities on the department Plexus log OUTSIDE AGENCIES Assists as needed according to rules, regulations and department / Hospital policies, investigations and arrests. Serving legal papers. Transferring custody. Provides information, evidentiary articles including photographs in the event of an escape. Provides oral and or written reports. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications : Valid Kansas driver’s license at time of hire and maintained throughout employment. High school diploma or equivalent. Some positions require an approved drug test unless the incumbent is moving from one safety-sensitive position to another safety-sensitive position within the same agency performing substantially similar duties. Be able to demonstrate SCBA and Bunker Gear proficiency and completed Department of Corrections or KDADS training within the first 6 months of employment. Handle With Care Certification within two weeks of employment and maintain certification throughout employment First Aid/CPR/AEC Certification within 60-days of employment and maintain certification throughout employment Preferred Qualifications : One year or more experience in the following: corrections, security, law enforcement and fire protection. High school diploma or equivalent. Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements : Ability to pass a KBI background and pre-employment drug test. Recruiter Contact Information Name : Mitchell Smith Email : email@example.com Phone : 620.285.4383 Mailing Address : 1301 KS Hwy 264, Larned, KS 67550 Job Application Process First Sign in or register as a New User . Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications. Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page. *This information is included on all your job applications. Start your draft job application , upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete. Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page. Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter. 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A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199. How to Claim Veterans Preference Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Equal Employment Opportunity The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. 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