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Fire Prevention & Security Officer I

Recruitment #130206-J41A-03

Introduction

Position located at Oklahoma School for the Deaf – Sulphur

Essential Functions: Position is needed to provide security for the entire campus; patrols and inspects buildings and grounds on the entire campus to detect and eliminate fire hazards and discourage vandalism.  Responds to fire alarms, tornado alarms and reports irregular activities; apprehends or expels violators/intruders; answers inquires and gives directions to employees and/or visitors.  Checks to see that doors and windows are secure and lights are out; directs traffic in the vicinity of the school. Prefer candidates with American Sign Language Skills. Shift Work:  4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.  Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel.  Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Education and Experience Requirements: Level I - requirements at this level are none.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

Method of Application:  ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKCAREERS on-line applicant system (www.ok.gov/opm/).  Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights; Submit a complete set of all of the following application materials:  A cover letter that contains the Job Announcement Number, Job Title and Job Code of the position for which you are applying, a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your home mailing address, your current job classification and job code and a completed Human Capital Management Personal Data Summary Sheet (HCM4-B - formally OPM4-b).  DRS requires applicants to provide copies of performance evaluations at the interview process.  

Send OPM 4B and Cover letter to:   
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Attn:  Human Resources Unit
3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Fax: (405) 951-3543

If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Calvin Small at (405) 951-3527.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities at a state facility or institution involving the inspection of buildings and grounds for elimination of fire hazards, enforcement of laws, rules and regulations and providing security against acts of terrorism for state facilities, employees and the public.  This may include patrolling assigned premises to identify and correct fire hazards, providing assistance to employees or visitors, directing traffic and performing other duties related to the protection of state property, employees, visitors and others.  Some positions may be primarily responsible for fire prevention activities and have additional responsibilities assigned for assisting in firefighting activities.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Fire Prevention and Security Officer job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where inThe Fire Prevention and Security Officer job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level are none.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position. 
 
Some positions may require peace officer certification in accordance with the training and screening requirements of the Department of Corrections pursuant to 57 O.S. Supp.1988, Section 510 (2) (a-g).
 
Some positions at the Department of Public Safety will require graduation from the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training Academy (CLEET) with certification as an “Armed Security Guard.”

Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 60 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 30 pounds.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:   100% Written Test

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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