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MISSION

The mission of the Security and Parking Operations Department is to 

  • protect County property and assets, Security badge 
  • monitor and control access to County facilities during business and non-business hours,  
  • preserve the safety and welfare of County employees and the general public while on County property,  
  • provide security to the 4th Judicial District of Colorado,  
  • provide professional parking services at County facilities, and  
  • ensure the efficient use of available parking resources. 
PHILOSOPHY
  • We believe that quality low-profile, proactive, professional protective services effect a safe work environment for employees and an open atmosphere for public interaction.  
  • We feel that educating department personnel and other County and State employees in matters of safety and security enhances the ambiance of the work environment.  
  • We believe that providing public assistance through positive contact and education favors our customers.  
  • We believe that the respect and confidence of our customers is earned by our commitment to a high standard of training and level of job performance.  
  • We actively strive to foster a climate that encourages the values of diversity and tolerance and the dignified treatment of all people.  
  • We value the citizen right to protest without fear of unreasonable intervention.  
  • We respect and safeguard the dignity and rights of all individuals.  
  • We believe that success is based on quality service and that integrity is the foundation for excellence. 

  • Excellence is our standard.

 

EL PASO COUNTY SECURITY OFFICER

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum age 21 at time of employment.
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by two years experience in law enforcement work. Comparable combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Must have completed or be able to complete a recognized law enforcement training academy or the equivalent.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition.
  • Must be able to work overtime on short notice.
  • Must be willing to take a polygraph examination if required to do so.
  • Must be able to work with employees and the public in a courteous but persuasive manner.
  • Must be able to act quickly and decisively.
  • Must have a knowledge of State and local law enforcement techniques, equipment and procedures.
  • Must have a valid Colorado drivers license.
  • Must supply own handgun and related equipment and be able to qualify with the handgun to department standards.
  • Must have knowledge of common radio communications procedures.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a battery of behavior and psychological testing to include a polygraph examination.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
    Conditional post job offer physical examination required.

Director:
Rick Leffler

Location:
27 E. Vermijo Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO
80903-2208

Telephone:
(719) 520-6500

Hours:
8-5, weekdays
(except holidays)


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