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JOB TITLE:

Peace Officer

JOB CODE:

0359

DEPARTMENT:

Security

UNION:

08

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

GRADE:

359


POSITION SUMMARY
:

It’s the responsibility of the County of Bucks, Emergency Services Uniformed Officer to deliver a professional, effective service, fairly and ethically, at all times to all people, in order to prevent crime, and enhance the overall quality of work and life for all county employees and visitors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides security services for the County of Bucks employees and visitors on all County of Bucks properties and buildings owned, rented or leased.
  • Patrols in vehicles, bike and on foot public property, including but not limited to county buildings, offices, parking garage and government service centers.
  • Observes and reports faulty and/or unsafe utility equipment on county property.
  • Attends appropriate internal and/or external classes, seminars and training sessions to further develop security skills and knowledge.
  • May occasionally assist on fact-finding investigations or specific projects.
  • Detains/arrest individuals per County of Bucks ordinance and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania crimes code.
  • Appears and testifies in court.
  • Directs traffic and issues parking citations.
  • Provides emergency assistance and first aid.
  • Admits authorized personnel to locked buildings during secured hours, when approved.
  • Maintains regular radio contact with BCRR, (Bucks County Radio Room).
  • May complete necessary administrative forms/reports related to routine incidents that occur.
  • Performs other work-related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year police, security guard experience or related military service.
  • Must possess and maintain Act 235 (Lethal Weapons Training).
  • Must remain in good condition, both physically and mentally and capable of working all shifts and overtime.
  • Mature and courteous manner is essential.
  • Must be familiar with and understand the Force Continuum.Required to carry weapon, Taser, and ASP Tactical baton.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Equivalent training/experience/education will be taken into consideration.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical fitness test per MPOTC standards which includes the timed 1.5 mile run, 300 meter sprint, sit-ups and push-ups by age.

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The County of Bucks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has an EEO Utilization Report that is available through the Human Resources office or online.  Click Here for the Bucks County EEO Utilization Report.

Human Resources - Bucks County Administration Building
New Address:
55 E. Court Street, 2nd Floor
Doylestown, PA 18901
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 215-348-6546

Neshaminy Manor
1660 Easton Road  Warrington, PA 18976
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Phone: 215-345-3205

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