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Security Officer

Company: Capital Metro
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Security Officer

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Are you a law enforcement officer with the Austin Police Department looking to expand your service to the community? If yes, come and join us.

This position is responsible for providing all law enforcement-related services and is required to be a licensed Law Enforcement Officer with Austin Police Department.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
--- Patrol assigned area by vehicle or other means. Respond to emergency situations. Administer emergency medical care. Direct and reroute traffic around fire or other disruptions. Investigate unusual or suspicious conditions, traffic accidents or complaints. Issue traffic citations.
--- Provide protection for transit property.
--- Write reports on investigations, offenses, arrests, and activities. Prepare probable cause affidavits, books and guards prisoners. Questions suspect.
--- Contact and assist the public.
--- Testifies in court.
--- Disperse unruly crowds.
--- Perform surveillance of businesses or citizens.
--- Sets up tactical positions and emergency response for special missions.
--- Operate data terminal. Communicate by radio and monitor transmissions.
--- Report problem areas and facilitate solutions.
--- Enforce federal, state and local laws.
--- Be responsible in maintaining a safe working environment at all times.

WHAT YOU BRING
--- One (1) year active service in the Austin (TX) Police Department as a Police Officer.
--- Currently employed by Austin Police Department under current agreement with Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CMTA) to provide such services.
--- Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Requirements, Sec. 211.80 Minimum Standards for Licensing.
--- Valid and current Class C Driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
--- Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
--- Knowledge of criminal law, investigation, statutes, ordinances, and crime prevention methods.
--- Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations and FCC rules and regulations regarding radio communication.
--- Knowledge of good safety practices in the care and use of firearms.
--- Skill in oral and written communications.
--- Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
--- Skill in using computers and related software applications.
--- Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
--- Skill in operating motorized vehicles.
--- Skill in operation of two-way radio equipment.
--- Ability to apply knowledge of criminal law, investigation, and crime prevention techniques.
--- Ability to quickly recognize and analyze irregular events.
--- Ability to administer first aide and CPR.
--- Ability to operate vehicle under emergency conditions.
--- Ability to write legibly and to read.
--- Ability to maintain physical endurance and agility standards.
--- Ability to train others.
--- Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
--- Work with a diverse, collaborative and energetic workforce whose focus is to bring innovation into the industry and how we serve our customers and team members.
--- When not working remotely, utilize our free and reduced fare transit service to get to the office and then plan to hit the gym (for free) and work with our onsite trainers, before heading back home.
--- If you have children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years old, enroll them in the onsite award-winning Child Care and Learning Center.
--- ...and much more!

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Capital Metro is deeply committed to building a workplace where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a welcoming and diverse environment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Capital Metro makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and organization needs at the time.

PAY RATE - $39.39 HOURLY

Keywords: Capital Metro, Austin , Security Officer, Other , Austin, Texas

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