Full Time | Williamsburg, VIRGINIA | 4 months | Deadline: 16 Aug 2019
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Security Officer III
Security Officer III - 69113
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.
Job Type Detail
Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
Negotiable, commensurate on experience.
Eastern State Hospital (704)
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Williamsburg - 830
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Does this position have telework options?
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference
Type of Recruitment
General Public - G
Multiple positions may be filled by this announcement.
Eastern State Hospital, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, was founded in 1773, with a well-intentional emphasis on community focused mental health care. This state of the art campus, situated on 500 acres, consists of two patient care buildings with 300 patients, and a highly skilled staff of over 900. Eastern State Hospital is part of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) system, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.
ESH invites applications for the position of a Security Officer III.
The Security Officer III serves to provide a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors at ESH by maintaining adequate coverage in order for the Public Safety Department to fulfill its mission statement at Eastern State Hospital.
Each officer is sworn by the Court of James City County and is fully empowered to make an arrest for any state and local violation.
? Must possess good public relations, strong interpersonal skills, and oral and written communication skills.
? Valid Virginia Driver's license and excellent driving record.
? Must have the ability to work with mentally ill patients as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other security staff, hospital officials, employees, and local law enforcement officers.
? Have the ability to pursue, apprehend, and return an escaping patient to the supervision of their unit staff.
? Physically interacting with out-of-control patients and return them to control.
? Must possess manual dexterity, and have the ability to stand, walk, and lift as a routine part of work.
? Must have the ability to complete Special Conservator of the Peace training and obtain certification.
? Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
? Must have experience in law enforcement, security, or related fields and positions meeting and dealing with the general public as a supplier for services.
Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities.
Eastern State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to applicants without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application and supplemental materials thoroughly reflects their knowledge, skills, and abilities, as it relates to the advertised qualifications.
For consideration, a completed application must be received online by 11:59PM on the ?Job Close Date??
Applicants who list ?see resume?? in lieu of completing the application may miss the opportunity for consideration.
Eastern State Hospital conducts a comprehensive and thorough background check on all employees.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Eastern State Hospital offers a competitive benefit package to include various health care plans, paid life insurance, Virginia Retirement System retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, annual, family personal and sick leave.
Eastern State Hospital is a tobacco-free facility.
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Required Applicant Documents
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
757-208-7717 - REFER TO RMS FOR STATUS
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