This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
Building Security Attendant is a journey-level class. Incumbents perform a variety of patrol and stationary security functions such as monitoring access to County facilities, facilitating energy conservation efforts, monitoring and activating/deactivating alarms, responding to alarms/events, and observing and reporting facility safety and health hazards. Building Security Attendants are unarmed, uniformed personnel who are licensed guards, carry non-lethal defensive weapons, and are trained in first aid and CPR. Incumbents provide security for facilities through trained and informed observation of facility infrastructure that promotes the health, safety and general welfare of County employees and members of the public.
Note - The following five (5) valid certificates/licenses are required at the time of application:
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Candidates must possess:
Note: Failure to maintain the Security Guard License, the permits/certifications for the non-lethal defensive weapons (pepper spray and baton), the CPR certificate, or the First Aid certificate may constitute cause for termination from this class.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here (Download PDF reader) or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.
A valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher will be required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain the appropriate driver's license may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Incumbents are required to wear a designated uniform.
Shift, Weekend and Holiday Work:
All employees in this class will be subject to working shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime and standby.
Criminal History and Background Check:
Candidates will need to pass a security clearance investigation conducted by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, or other agency designated by the department in accordance with Sacramento County Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5. Failure to maintain the ability to pass such security clearance investigation may constitute cause for termination.
The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Click here (Download PDF reader) for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
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