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TJJD - Security Officer III - OIG Security Officer III (MCL) - 7515

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 6/14/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00007515
Keywords: police, emergency

Job Description

All applicants must complete the following additional forms (available at http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-formsand attach to the application, email to HRJobs@TJJD.Texas.gov, or mail to TJJD Human Resources, PO Box 12757, Austin, TX 78711 for consideration:

  1. TJJD Employment Application Supplement (HR-003)
  2. Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form (HR-028)
  3. Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation (HR-975)

Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays in your consideration for this position.


A complete job description and requirements are available at:  https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00007515&tz=GMT-05:00

Applicants applying through Work In Texas (WIT) will also need to complete the supplemental questions/forms to be considered for this posting.  To complete the supplemental questions/forms, please go to the CAPPS Career Center (https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en) to register and create a profile, or login and access your existing profile.  A complete job description and other job requirements are available there.

Send completed application, supplemental questions/forms, and copies of diploma and college transcripts via email to HRJobs@TJJD.Texas.gov or regular mail to TJJD Human Resources, PO Box 12757, Austin, TX 78711.


Your job application must be completely filled out and cover all employment.  Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment, supervisor's name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week.  If this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete.  Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

Applicants must attach to the application a copy of a high school diploma/equivalent or college diploma and transcript if a degree or college semester hours are required to meet minimum qualifications.  A copy of all required certifications and/or licenses must also be attached to the application.

Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.

State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.ers.texas.gov.  Benefits include:  Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program.  Optional add-on benefits include:  Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health & Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc.  Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty.


Performs complex (journey-level) security enforcement work.  Work involves monitoring and patrolling grounds; checking employees and visitors in and out of the facility; inspecting and safeguarding buildings, properties, and equipment; maintaining facility security and traffic control, and checking for contraband.

Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.  May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and be on-call.

This position is subject to a written exercise and a physical fitness assessment.




Controls entrance to the gatehouse and all secured buildings on the facility by confirming authorized admittance or departure before unlocking doors.

Monitors and/or patrols buildings and grounds outside secure facility area; watches for unauthorized persons, fires, and unusual occurrences; and reports emergencies upon discovery.

Monitors cameras and records incidents throughout campus.

Monitors front and rear sallyport gates controlling vehicle entry and exit traffic, including deliveries and contractor traffic.

Monitors all vehicle traffic on the facility.

Makes emergencies notifications as needed and initiates all emergency calls as required.

Greets visitors and maintains records/logs of all persons/vehicles entering and exiting the facility.

Monitors all radio transmissions.

Issues and collects keys, maintains key control of entrance, and checks by telephone to determine if admission/departure is permitted.

Collaborates with facility staff in meeting established objectives and goals; shares information, identifies concerns and trends; and recommends improvements to resolve problems or enhance operations.

Identifies, reports, confronts, and/or apprehends persons/suspects in cases of unauthorized entry into state buildings and work areas, malicious mischief, or other violations.

Monitors outcomes for racial, ethnic and gender disparities and takes action to address identified disparities.

Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures:

  • Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible.
  • Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested time frames.

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.





High School diploma or equivalent.


Other Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver license.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Level II or III security guard license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

  • Military police experience.

  • Military experience.

  • Experience in the use of firearms.

Note:  Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.


This position is subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results from a drug screen conducted for the agency.


Requirements for continued employment:

  • Maintain a valid driver license.

  • Failure to maintain required license will result in termination of employment.


The following physical demands and working conditions are representative of those encountered and/or necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Ability to see
Ability to hear (with or without aid)
Ability to perform tactile discernment
Heavy lifting, up to 45 lbs.
Heavy carrying, up to 45 lbs.
Pulling and pushing
Depth perception
Prolonged standing and walking
Repeated bending
Operate motor equipment
Reaching above shoulder
Climbing stairs or ladders
Identify colors




Knowledge of:


Secure facility gatehouse operations.

Emergency reporting procedures.


Skill in:


Meeting and handling individuals entering and exiting a security environment.

Monitoring and assessing situations.

Determining appropriate response.

Use of monitoring, surveillance, and detection equipment.


Ability to:


Enforce security rules and regulations.

Remain alert, observant, and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to, physical restraint of youth.

React quickly and calmly in emergency situations.

Communicate effectively.

Maintain and keep accurate records, files, or logs.

Train others.

Conduct fire drills.

Analyze situations quickly and take effective action.

Prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

Work collaboratively with all stakeholders and maintain a professional, courteous demeanor.

Process information logically, make decisions, and demonstrate the soundness of those decisions.

Successfully complete a written exercise and physical fitness assessment.

Work in excess of 40 hours per work week and be on-call.



In order to receive veteran's preference, a copy of your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), VA disability rating (if applicable), or a DD Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) must be attached to your application.

Go to
https://texasskillstowork.com/, https://www.onetonline.org/, or http://www.careeronestop.org/ for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements, and skill sets.

Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditor's Office at
Public Safety MOS Codes.

If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview.  Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls.  If you submitted your application through the
CAPPS Career Center (https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en), you may also check the status of your application by accessing your profile and selecting My Jobpage and selecting My Submissions.

Thank you for considering employment with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.