Court Security Officer

Job Order #: 16442311

Dover, NH 03820

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 3/14/2022

EXPIRES 6/12/2022

Job Description

Court Security Officer
Strafford County, NH

1 Part-Time, Non Exempt 8
TITLE: DEPARTMENT: STATUS: LABOR GRADE:

Court Security Officer Sheriffs Office
Part Time, Non Exempt


A Court Security Officer is a Per Diem security position and is responsible for maintaining order in all assigned court areas, under the mandate of the Sheriff, and in accordance with guidelines set forth by statute in and for the State of New Hampshire.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the general direction of the High Sheriff and the direct superv1s10n of the Court Security Supervisor within established policies and procedures, the Court Security Officer performs the following functions:

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

1.    Conduct daily inspections of all security equipment, such as duress alarms, fire alarms, radios, telephones, intercoms, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, hand-held scanning devices, etc.

2.    Conduct daily inspections of the courthouse for detection of contraband and complete room security checks for suspicious packages, devices, etc.

3.    Inspect and search persons and personal effects of public entering courthouse. Must be familiar with the operation and procedures of the magnetometer.  May utilize the hand held magnetometer wand.

4.    Provides security in corridors, chambers and/or other courthouse spaces.

5.    Safeguards evidence when directed by the judge.

6.    Complies and adheres to all firearms rules, regulations and policies of the Sheriffs Office.

7.    Review daily schedules of the court and the judge to determine if special security is warranted.



8.    Provide supervision to jurors, the public, the press and prisoners.

9.    Perform all duties of a court bailiff.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS

1. Perform other similar or related duties as required or directed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1.    Knowledge of law enforcement operations, policies, accepted police procedures, and New Hampshire ordinances and laws. Ability to learn/understand new regulations and enforce them.

2.    Ability to communicate with attorneys, court personnel, law enforcement personnel, subordinates and the public in general. This may include persons who display hostile tendencies. Use of tact and diplomacy when dealing with the public.

3.    Skilled in the use of firearms, restraining devices, TASER, etc. Court Security Officer is subject to firearms range qualifications annually.

4.    Ability to express or exchange ideas verbally or in writing.

5.    Knowledge of defensive tactics and equipment if needed.

6.    Skilled in the use of communication devices, such as radios, telephones alarms, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1.    Possess and maintain the physical capabilities and stamina to engage in confrontational physical arrest under various situations.

2.    Possess the physical ability to run and subdue a fleeing person by apprehending and restraining the person by means consistent with standard law enforcement techniques.

3.    Possess good vision for the use of firearms.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education:    High school diploma or equivalent. Law enforcement background preferred.

License Certification: May possess a New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Council part time police officer certification.

Other:        Ability to successfully pass a·background investigation. Have no felony conviction or crimes involving moral turpitude.

Please email resume to: Marianne.Segool@MassHireLowellCC.com

How To Apply

Please email resume to: Marianne.Segool@MassHireLowellCC.com

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Per Diem Position

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Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

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MassHire Lowell Career Center

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Email

Marianne.Segool@MassHireLowellCC.com

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Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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