Now Hiring - Larimer County Court / Jail Armed Officers

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL SECURITY, L.L.C., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of Colorado at our Larimer County sites. Standard schedule is working minimum of 20 hours a week. Position requires being available and flexible to accommodate unplanned security schedules up to 40 hours/week.

The primary role of the CSO is to ensure the safety of all state courts and court employees against unauthorized, illegal, and potentially life-threatening activities. Duties include:

• Enforces the District's entry and identification system that includes operating security screening equipment for prohibited items;
• Uses security equipment, such as metal detectors and hand-held metal detectors;
• Works stationary posts as assigned and monitors, courtrooms, judge chambers, and jury rooms. (CSO does not monitor cellblocks or handle/escort prisoners.)
• Provides armed escort services for judges, court personnel, jurors, and other designated individuals.
• Provides courtroom security as requested by county Judge; ensures closed courtrooms are secure.
• Turns over found "lost" articles to a designated court facility and completed a "Court Facility Incident Report" within 24 hours of the incident.
• Prepares daily reports and records of labor hours worked, accidents, fire, bomb threats, or unusual incidents or unlawful acts.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING:

• Be a citizen of the United States of America.
• Be at least 21 years of age.
• Be a high school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
• Must undergo and pass a background investigation requirement.
• Must have at least 2 years in the past 5 years of verifiable experience as a certified law enforcement officer or its military equivalency as verified through the applicant's equivalency as verified on DO Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.
• Must have completed or graduated from a certified Federal, state, county, local or military law enforcement training academy or program that provided instruction on the use of police powers in an armed capacity while dealing with the public. The certificate must be recognized by a Federal, state, county, local or military authority, and eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer.
• A waiver will be considered for candidates with experience that falls outside of the last 7 years or those who possess a non-law enforcement background in armed government and access control. Such experience includes but not limited to: US Coast Guard, armed corrections, US Marine embassy protection and military base entrance post. This waiver is contingent upon meeting the above qualifications of years of experience.
• Must not have any felony convictions or any conviction related to a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
• Must pass the background investigation mandated by Larimer county for CSO applicants.

To apply:
1. Please apply via our website www.AdvancedProfessionalSecurity.com
2. Click on Careers
3. Click on online application
6. Complete the online application process with the attachment of your resume

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