Security Guard at State of Nebraska

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Job Description:

The work we do matters!

Hiring Agency:

State Patrol - Agency 64


Lincoln Job Posting

Hiring Rate:


Classification Salary Range:

$16.66 - $24.10

Job Posting:

JR2024-00006500 Security Guard (Open)

Applications No Longer Accepted On (If no date is displayed, job is posted as open until closed):

Job Description:

Our Security Officers have the awesome responsibility of protecting our beautiful State Capitol building and surrounding state buildings. You'll have the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of people in a calm, compassionate manner. You'll get to think on your feet to solve all kinds of problems from taking control of a medical emergency, providing security for public meetings, help someone into their office that misplaced their keys and everything in between. After business hours you'll maintain vigilance of the buildings with foot and vehicle patrols and monitor security cameras. You get to provide recaps of your day with reports and logs.

Provide security for the State Capitol Building and other state buildings in the Lincoln area. Work independently to provide security for state property, respond to emergencies and alarms and provide assistance to state employees and the public. Perform vehicle and foot patrols of interior and exterior of buildings, fire monitoring, use an electronic guard tour system, access control and enforcement of building and parking rules/regulations. Operate audio/visual monitoring devices, monitor computer security system, control after hours building access by employees and visitors. Maintain a summary record of all shift activities, complaints and report to supervisor; learn and maintain "information" to locations to assist visitors.

Requirements / Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: No specific education, training, or experience is required for entry to this class.

Preferred Qualifications: One year of security experience and Microsoft Office. Requires certification in first aid and CPR or must obtain within first six months of employment.

Other: If selected for this position, you must meet the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services employment eligibility requirements by completing an EEV (I-9) Form. The agency does not sponsor H1-B Visa's. Valid driver's license and complete approved defensive driving class necessary for the use of state vehicles. Must be able to walk approximately five (5) miles during each shift, and have the ability to climb stairs. Must be able to work shifts, weekends and holidays. Regular and reliable attendance is expected. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to your applicant information. Failure to complete all areas of your employment application may result in your application being disqualified from our selection process. Applicants must successfully complete an extensive background screening prior to being employed which includes completion of a Personal History Questionnaire. Applicants will be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check, before a final offer of employment is made. Applicants must be free of felony convictions, and cannot maintain continuous association or dealings with persons, groups or organizations that they know, or should know, are persons or groups or organizations under criminal investigation or indictment or who have a reputation for present, ongoing involvement in felonious or criminal behavior. Selection process will include an interview.

7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesdays/Thursdays off (Shifts may involve working days, evenings, and nights, along with weekends and holidays as needed for 24-hour coverage.)

Ability to: communicate in person, and by telephone, computer, email, and correspondence with state employees, government officials, visitors, and the public to exchange information; follow instructions; remain calm during emergency or adverse situations; handle difficult or irate individuals and maintain harmonious relationships; read and understand labels, signs, guidelines, and instructions; pay attention to remember and record details of incidents, people, places, and things; learn State and employing agency safety/security policies, procedures, and guidelines; operate equipment and vehicles used to perform assigned duties. Must have the ability to write accurate and detailed (computer generated) incident reports. The ideal candidate must be able to follow instructions, work from guidelines without close supervision and remain in control in adverse situations. This individual must also demonstrate good judgment, possess sound decision-making skills, and have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Candidate must be a self-starter and have good interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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