Security Officer 1 - Danville State Hospital - 1st Shift

Commonwealth of PA Bureau of State Employment - Danville, PA (30+ days ago)2.3

Full-time

THE POSITION
Te Danville State Hospital is looking for dedicated individuals looking to safeguard our facility. If you have knowledge and experience in the Security we have the job for you!

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

Full-time employment
Multiple positions may be filled
40 hour work week
1st Shift
Rotating schedule with every other weekend off
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
An employee in this position provides enforcement of DHS and Danville State Hospital policies, procedures, and safety regulations in order to safeguard the Hospital and its property against fire, theft, and/or vandalism, maintaining order among consumers, employees and visitors.
Danville State Hospital is the oldest state psychiatric facility currently in operation in Pennsylvania. Our facility takes great pride in being a part of the service continuum for individuals with psychiatric diagnoses. Although we are a long term psychiatric facility, many do not know that we have a number of admissions and discharges annually. In 2017, Danville State Hospital had 65 admissions and 69 discharges. We are proud that we can improve the lives of our consumers allowing them to return to the community.

We offer great medical benefits including vision, dental and prescription, retirement options, vacation, sick, holiday and educational leave.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY:
Qualifications:
Must meet PA residency requirement
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - no previous experience or training required
Necessary Special Requirement - Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator's license
Must be able to perform essential job functions
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Score valid for this specific posting only
Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions

Provide complete and accurate information or:
score may be lower than deserved
application processing may be delayed
disqualification may result
May only test once under this announcement
Email notice of test results provided
Only most recent exam score is counted
Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:

Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058

Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253

Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

Internet: http://www.scsc.pa.gov/