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Security Officer (Job 2434)

Department: Administrative Services
Location Arizona Supreme Court

Security Officer

JOB #:

Administrative Services

$34,973.00 annualized ($16.81/hour)

May 10, 2021

All positions are open until filled.


This position is considered safety/security sensitive. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background investigation and pre-employment screening requirements, which include the following:


  • Character and fitness investigation to include but not limited to, fingerprinting and a criminal history records check through the Arizona Criminal Justice Information System (ACJIS) and the National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) database.
  • Psychological evaluation that meets standards provided in Section H of Code 5-303.
  • Drug testing for illegal substances pursuant to Code 5-303 and HR Policy 6.07 Alcohol and Drug-free Workplace Policy.

This position is responsible for providing armed security services at the Arizona State Courts Building, including patrolling the building, grounds, and parking lots; operating screening equipment; and, monitoring restricted areas and security systems.  Other duties include: operating security screening equipment with all visitors entering the Court building, including packages or boxes; patrolling the building, grounds and parking lot; checking for unlocked doors and windows; and, investigating unusual or suspicious circumstances; operating and monitoring activities with Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), duress alarms, and security cameras.  This position will be required to work shifts, holidays, and weekends.

The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent plus three years’ experience in a related field such as law enforcement, military police, peace officer or personal security.  Other requirements include: the ability to meet AZPOST required standards in the use of firearms; a demonstrated knowledge of industry standards for security procedures and practices, including fire hazard inspection; a demonstrated knowledge of security devices and ability to operate metal detectors, X-ray machines; skill in the use of defensive tactics; a valid driver’s license; excellent interpersonal communication; and, customer service skills.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill.  Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview.  Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.  The Selection Process may include first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, non-exempt position.  

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer

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