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Security Team Specialist I

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Wrentham, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Security Team Specialist I
240005CW

Description

The work location for this position is in Wrentham, MA.

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members. This position is located in Wrentham, MA for the Wrentham Developmental Center (WDC). The Facility is seeking to fill a Campus Police Officer I position. The facility is located on a 400 acre campus; providing services for a 250-bed facility serving the more complex medical, rehabilitative, educational, and recreational needs of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and challenges.

Job Responsibilities: (The duties and responsibilities stated are general summary and not all inclusive.)

The Security Team Specialist I will work to ensure and maintain secure campus environment.

Provide security for residents, staff and property at a 400-acre facility for the developmentally challenged.

Patrol assigned campus buildings and adjacent areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle.

Guards against trespass, theft, damage to property or injury to individuals by screening visitors, inspecting rooms, controlling crowds, conducting surveillance, searching for missing goods and persons, investigate complaints and reports of suspicious activity, mediate disputes, and inspect buildings, grounds, fire lanes, and emergency exits for compliance with safety standards to ensure campus security.

Assist local fire department, law enforcement and emergency medical services responding to emergencies at the facility.

Assist in the investigation of traffic accidents making sure that all reports are written properly; reinforce campus traffic, parking, and safety regulations.

Assist in the evacuation of youth, clients, residents in drills or emergency situations.

Assist grounds crew during snow storms.

Operate equipment such as telephone switchboard, two way radios, fax, and computer equipment.

The ideal candidate will have the following Preferred Qualifications:

Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a special police officer under Chapter 22C, Section 60 (DPH) and Section 59 (DMH & DMR) of the Massachusetts General Laws.

Candidate will be in possession of an Associates degree or higher.

Knowledge of methods and procedures followed in security of buildings and property.

Understanding of the laws, rules and regulations governing arrest. search and seizure.

Candidate will hold an acceptable driving record.

Schedule Information:

Full-time – 40 hour weekly position

Schedule – 3rd shift: 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

Days off – Wednesday, Thursday

Flexibility with work schedule will be required for this position.

About the Department of Developmental Services:

The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.

For more information about our agency and programs visit: www.mass.gov/dds

Pre-Hire Process:

Recommended candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screening which includes:

As part of the hiring process, the Office of Human Resources will be verifying any college-level degrees conferred to the selected candidate. Additionally, any licensure required for the position will be verified. Information provided as part of the hiring process is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form

For help logging into/resetting your MassCareers profile, call the Employment Service Center at 617-979-8500 for assistance.

For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #4.

ALL EMPLOYEES ARE PAID ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS AND MUST HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT.

This is a Civil Service position. If there is no Civil Service list for this title, employees appointed must take and pass the next Civil Service examination when administered.

  • Please Note:
    • This position is designated as an "EMERGENCY" position in the Department of Developmental Services Emergency Plan. This means that whenever the Governor declares that the Commonwealth is in a state of emergency, selected candidate be required to report to work.
    • This position is in a program that operates 24-hour/7 days a week. Candidates must be flexible in their work schedule. The Department requires employees in this position to be able to perform Mandatory Overtime when circumstances dictate the need.

Qualifications

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.

Special Requirements: Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a special police officer under Chapter 22C, Section 60 (DPH) and Section 59 (DMH & DMR) of the Massachusetts General Laws.

Comprehensive Benefits

When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future.

Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards!

Title 101 CMR 23.00
*Applies to congregate care and 24/7 facilities

Title 101 CMR 23.00 (“Regulation”) requires certain agency staff to have received the COVID-19 vaccination and Influenza vaccination, or have taken required mitigation measures, to prevent viral infection and transmission in State Hospitals and State Congregate Care Facilities. The Regulation applies to this position. Successful candidates will be required to acknowledge and attest to your vaccination status for both COVID-19 and Influenza.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role.

Official Title: Security Team Specialist I

Primary Location

: United States-Massachusetts-Wrentham-Emerald Street

Job

: Public Safety

Agency

: Department of Developmental Services

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Night

Job Posting

: May 21, 2024, 3:34:28 PM

Number of Openings

: 1

Salary (Pay Basis)

: 49,948.60 - 67,466.62 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Christina Hyppolite, Christina.R.Hyppolite@mass.gov - 8572835830Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator Phone Number
Bargaining Unit: 02-AFSCME - Service/Institutional