Court Security Officer-Regular Part-Time

  • Application Period Closed Part Time Police
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 10 months ago

The City of Kettering is not actively processing applications at this time to assess impacts due to the COVID-19 state of emergency. City officials are carefully following guidance from the State of Ohio, Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with other agencies.




Post through February 14, 2020


(Regular Part-time)


The City of Kettering is recruiting for a regular part-time Court Security Officer. Responsible for maintaining security within the City of Kettering Court Building, for court officials and for those customers utilizing court related services. This is up to a 28-hour per week position, Monday through Friday with few evening hours. Schedule may fluctuate to accommodate back-up coverage if needed.

The Court Security Officers inspect persons and personal belongings of people entering the Court for weapons, contraband or other suspicious or potentially harmful items through the use of a magnetometer and scanner; directs individuals to appropriate places in the court and performs other related duties as assigned. Duties would require the Court Security Officer to be in uniform and armed. The Court Security Officer reports to Support Services Sergeant.


Court Security Officers must have the ability to organize and maintain a secure Court environment and assist the public within the Court building. Must demonstrate mutual respect for people at all levels and possess the ability to effectively interact with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries in a courteous and professional manner. Requires minimum of a high school education. Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Court officials, police officers, prisoners and the general public are essential.

Must have the ability to learn how to operate weapons detection equipment and other screening devices, and to acquire a working knowledge of security methods and safety practices. Must be able to recognize and react to possible stressful situations. Must have knowledge and application of firearm and defense techniques; skill in the operation of a handgun and the ability to qualify to carry a weapon; adequate physical condition to perform essential duties; knowledge of and skill in the use of computers; and the ability to work with minimum supervision. Success as a municipal, county or state law enforcement officer or other similar experience desired. Current or retired Peace Officer certified through Ohio Peace Officers’ Training Committee per Ohio Administrative Code preferred. Must fulfill all training requirements necessary to maintain the position. Must have and maintain a valid Ohio Driver’s License. Candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.


Pay range is $23.94 to $30.81 per hour with prorated leave benefits; entry rate contingent upon applicant’s related experience, knowledge and abilities.


Apply immediately by submitting a Resume and Cover Letter to: Director of Human Resources, 3600 Shroyer Rd., Kettering, OH 45429; Fax 937-396-3371 or email Recruitment closes February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Visit for more information about this position.

JD-KPD-Court Security Officer.2020

Equal Opportunity Employer


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