State of Nebraska Temporary Security Guard in Lincoln, Nebraska

Temporary Security Guard


$12.00 Hourly


Lincoln, NE

Job Type



Nebraska State Patrol

Job Number



4/20/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Temporary position estimated to last one year from date of hire.

Hours are 1st shift: 0700 - 1500, Monday - Friday.

Examples of Work

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.

Qualifications / Requirements

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

PREFERRED: 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: Valid driver's license is required, and successful candidate must 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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.