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Courthouse Security Specialist Job Description

Job Series:  Courthouse Security Specialist
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services
Job code: R43551
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed July 11, 2007.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Manages the court security grant program for the Court Security Cash Fund Commission and the State Court Administrator pursuant to Section 13-1-201, et seq, C.R.S. (Senate Bill 07-118).   
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
The Courthouse Security Specialist is distinguished from other classifications due to the implementation and on-going administration of the court security grant program. Supervision is received from the Architect/Facilities Planning Manager for the Judicial Department.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
 
Develops the policies and procedures for the implementation and on-going management and administration of the courthouse security grant program pursuant to Section 13-1-201, et seq, C.R.S. (Senate Bill 07-118).
 
Recommends policies, goals, and strategies based on analyses of revenues and expenditures. Reviews and evaluates grant requests and makes recommendations to the Commission.
 
Prepares the budget request for the courthouse security cash fund line item. Monitors the grant program budget. Manages the budget for the administration portion of the fund and recommends administrative expenditures. 
 
Prepares reports, schedules, forms, and other documents and information based upon research and evaluation of issues and problems as needed or as may be requested by the Commission or the State Court Administrator. Maintains financial and administrative records associated with courthouse security.
 
Researches and maintains updated information and pricing on security equipment and staffing positions related to courthouse security. 
 

Coordinates and facilitates meetings of the Commission, and other meetings as necessary involving Judicial Department management and staff, local security teams, state and county officials, consultants, contractors, and/or vendors regarding security-related issues. 
 
Coordinates, facilitates, and provides or makes provisions for training and/or consultation on security-related issues, including the design and construction of new or remodeled courthouse facilities as related to security issues and needs.  
 
Attends meetings and trainings as required.
 
Travels to various courthouse facilities throughout Colorado as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Has no responsibility for direct supervision. Responsible for one's own work product and may provide guidance, assistance, or mentorship to less knowledgeable or experienced coworkers, volunteers, or interns.   
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor’s degree in business or related field is required. A minimum of two (2) years experience working in a similar position or related field is required. Additional work experience in a related field by be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education. Previous experience in the following areas is desired but not required:
  • Developing and managing grants
  • Planning and facilitating meetings and trainings
  • Understanding of court operations and court facilities
  • Familiarity with law enforcement and county governments operations
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and specifications relating to security
  • Working with historic buildings related to design and construction improvements
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment in the office is usually quiet. Visits to construction sites may have a high level of noise and require wearing protective equipment such as hard hat, ear and eye protection as necessary.
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