Date:  Sep 19, 2023


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Requisition No: 812574 

Agency: Office of the Attorney General

Working Title: SECURITY OFFICER - 41001364

Position Number: 41001364 

Salary:  $36,000 - $41,000 

Posting Closing Date: 09/24/2023 

"Anticipated Vacancy"


Our Organization and Mission:  The Office represents the State of Florida in state and federal civil and criminal courts, from trial courts to the Supreme Court of the United States. 


Pay:  $36,000 - $41,000 Annually


Position Summary:  This position is in the Administrative Services unit. 


Qualifications: A high school diploma or its equivalent. Experience in law enforcement, security or public contact work can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.


The Work You Will Do: 

This incumbent is authorized to perform all functions necessary for authorizing vendors, visitors, and members access to the Collins Building; maintaining security patrols of building and building grounds, and to interface with law enforcement and provide security reports as necessary.


The incumbent is responsible for performing required tasks associated with this position as follows:

  • Greet public and members upon entry in the lobby areas and obtain information necessary to issue visitor passes.  Contact members by telephone to obtain authority to issue visitor passes to persons requiring access to the customer service areas.
  • Determine customer requirements and provide direction to appropriate areas.
  • Maintain an accurate and complete visitor pass log and monitor visitor pass numbers to maintain control over issued and non-issued passes.
  • Inventory visitor passes at the end of the day against the daily pass log and make appropriate telephone contact with visitors who have not returned their passes to request they do so.
  • Operation a computer terminal to check and verify members permanent pass status as necessary.
  • Maintain a denied access list to monitor limited member and visitor access to the facility.
  • Control the pedestrian traffic flow in the lobby and waiting area to eliminate congestion and ensure security.
  • Direct or escort groups of visitors entering the facility for training or meetings to the appropriate areas and accompany visitors leaving the facility after hours to the appropriate exit.
  • Monitor Security Camera System for the facility.


Parking Areas

  • Make security patrols of the facility parking areas located on building grounds.
  • Monitor the utilization of handicapped, reserved, carpool and vanpool parking to prevent abuse and maintain violations record for members and visitors with repeated parking violations.
  • Request vehicle license plate checks as necessary to identify members or visitors who must be contacted concerning their vehicle.
  • Complete Security Incident Reports as necessary
  • Other duties as may be directed 


Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • State of Florida Class C and or/Class D Security Officer License.
  • 5 years of experience in Law Enforcement, Corrections, or Security
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Professional, Outlook etc.
  • Experience with electronic visitor management systems.
  • Experience with electronic badge and credential computer programs.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Experience in conducting investigations and completing investigative reports.
  • Current CPR/AED, First Aid certificate.


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits.
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year.
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance option.
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition waivers.
  • And more!”

For a more complete list of benefits, visit


IMPORTANT NOTICE:  To be considered for the position, all applicants must:

Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc.   In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on the application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained.  NOTE:  Any required experience and/or preferences listed in the advertisement must be verified at the time of application.

  • Ensure that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume.  Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions will not be considered for this position.
  • The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment exercise. 
  • Current and future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.
  • OAG employees are paid biweekly.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113, F.S.


CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/ DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:   All OAG positions are "sensitive or special trust" and require favorable results on a background investigation including fingerprinting, pursuant to s. 110.1127(2)(a), F.S.  The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free Workplace, all employees are subject to reasonable suspicion or other drug testing in accordance with section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  We hire only U.S. citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.


E-VERIFY STATEMENT:   The Office of the Attorney General participates in the U.S. government’s employment eligibility verification program (e-verify).  E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (i-9).


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

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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