Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Safety & Security Officer I - 2nd shift

County:   Pawnee

Req. No:   186833

Agency Name:   Larned State Hospital

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

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/duties 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. **2nd shift (multiple positions)**

Special Qualifications/Education:

Preferred Education/Experience:

HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.

STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/jobsteps.htm

STEP 2:  Complete the official State of Kansas application form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/intro.htm

STEP 3:  Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement. If you would like a position description for this position please email LarnedHR@lsh.ks.gov or call: (620) 285-4521.

STEP 4:  Submit all required documents. Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation, and tax clearance certificate.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html   include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

Required Documents:  Online State of Kansas Application form, Kansas Department of Revenue Tax Clearance Certificate and any required documents for the positions special qualifications/education (send to LarnedHR@lsh.ks.gov or fax to: (620) 285-4359).

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at   http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.

Applicants 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 620-285-4521.

What to Expect Next:  Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.   Supporting documentation will be verified.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Failure to complete all required paperwork, i.e., tax clearance form, including security clearance forms that will be emailed to you upon receipt of your application, by closing date will result in non-consideration for the position.  Next, applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions. A written exercise may be completed at the time of interview. A second interview may be conducted.  Applicants will be subject to background check and criminal history investigation. 

Citizenship Statement:  Not accepting VISA recruits at this time.                                                              

Larned State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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