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Armed Security Officer

Date: Oct 17, 2019

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Requisition No: 71428 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: Armed Security Officer

Position Number: 62000230 

Salary:  $ 25,479.22 

Posting Closing Date: 11/15/2019 

Department of Military Affairs




APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date


VACANCY # 62000230




  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • One Personal Holiday per year
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Paid Administrative Leave Options such as Volunteering, Voting, VA Appointments, School Participations and more




The mission of the Florida Department of Military Affairs is to provide support to the Florida National Guard and Florida Air National Guard through excellence in service, education and enforcement. We provide units and personnel ready to support national security objectives, to protect the public safety of citizens and to contribute to the national, state and community programs that add value to the United States of America and to the State of Florida.




New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program. 

The Department of Military Affairs is paid on a monthly basis.




  • Must be a Current Member of the Florida National Guard; AND
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent; AND
  • Must be at least 18 years of age; AND
  • Must have and maintain a valid Florida’s Driver’s License.




  • One year of security or law enforcement experience; OR
  • Two years of active or reserve military service.




  • Conduct vehicle inspections in support of Camp Blanding Security Program.
  • Patrol and protect location perimeters and mission essential or vulnerable areas (MEVA) to detect or deter unauthorized entry.
  • Control entry to and from Camp Blanding Joint Training Center access control points.
  • Monitor Electronic Security Systems (ESS) and devices including Automated Access Control Systems (AACS), Closed Circuit Television (CCV), Intrusion Detections Systems (IDS), and Security Control Center (SCC) when applicable and initiate appropriate response forces.
  • Provide other services necessary to secure Army National Guard resources and other personnel.




  • Ability to respond calmly to emergency situations
  • Ability to recognize potentially dangerous situations
  • Ability to deal effectively with individuals and co-workers
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to write detailed reports
  • Ability to function in all-weather situations
  • Knowledge of telecommunications equipment
  • Knowledge of Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of FL Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)
  • Knowledge of basic emergency first aide




The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Gainsville