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Armed Security Officer - Clark County Courts
Title:Armed Security Officer - Clark County Courts
Job Classification:Security
Job Type:Full Time
Hourly Rate:N/A
Location:Greater Las Vegas

Simon Protection – Courts Division has full time ARMED positions available. Must have valid PILB Armed card or the ability to obtain one immediately. Must be able to pass FBI Background Check


Under general supervision, patrols buildings and grounds; maintains order, security, and fire protection; enforces security rules and regulations; and performs related work as required.

Simon Protection – Courts Division, is responsible for working with the Clark County Marshals in maintaining physical security and access control of the County facilities and employees.

The Armed Security Officer Tier I classification, reporting to a Senior Security Officer (Tier II), patrol buildings and grounds to ensure security and fire protection, secure facilities to prevent unauthorized entry, enforce security rules and regulations, and report illegal security breaches and behavior to the appropriate law enforcement agencies. Armed Security Officer Tier I is the experienced level classification in this series. This classification differs from Senior Security Officer in that the latter have full supervisory responsibilities.

Sample of Duties

The information listed below is meant to serve as samples of job duties and responsibilities for positions in the classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed. Consequently, this information does not reflect Essential Functions for any given position in this classification.

  • Patrols buildings and grounds to ensure security against fire, theft, vandalism, burglary, illegal entry, and responds to alarms indicating security breaches or fire.
  • Ensures doors are locked, lights are turned out and alarms are functioning properly. May open doors after hours to admit authorized personnel.
  • Reports disorderly conduct and illegal activities to the appropriate law enforcement agencies, and escorts unruly persons off County premises.
  • Assists other County personnel in preserving order and decorum at various sites.
  • Directs the public to appropriate locations; and may escort the public and County employees to County departments or their vehicles.
  • Prepares and maintains reports documenting shift activity.
  • May make citizen's arrests of persons creating disturbances on County property.
  • May train lower level staff in work procedures and methods.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Laws, rules, and regulations governing security and access control;
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service;
  • Common procedures and methods associated with providing public security;
  • Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation;
  • Basic mathematics such as addition and subtraction;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Principles and practices of on the job safety.

Skills/Abilities to:

  • Apply the policies and procedures of the department;
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Interact tactfully and courteously with the public, County employees and other staff;
  • Display a high degree of maturity, integrity and good judgment;
  • Write basic reports using correct grammar and spelling;
  • Safely operate motorized equipment and vehicles;
  • Respond effectively in emergency situations;
  • Train lower level staff in work procedures and methods.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience as a Security Officer (Unarmed or Armed).

License: Possession of a valid driver's license for post that require driving a company vehicle.

Certification: Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Guard Card issued by the Nevada Private Investigators Licensing Board (PILB).

Note: Incumbents must undergo a background check which includes submission of fingerprints through the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Other Requirements

  • Must pass intensive background investigation
  • No FELONY convictions
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older
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