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Job Specification 32312




       Under supervision in a state department, patrols and protects
  state buildings, grounds and property against trespass, damage, and
  other designated areas;  does related work as required.


       Patrols an assigned area and makes the required reports by
  telephone, punch clock or otherwise.

       Prevents unauthorized persons from entering the grounds and
  buildings; checks automobiles and trucks entering and leaving the
  property and makes a report of each state-owned vehicle indicating
  mileage, destination, the time of entering and leaving the property,
  the name of the person driving the car, and the license number.

       Takes action as required to prevent fire, theft, vandalism,
  disorder and/or damage or loss to state property and equipment.

       Opens offices daily and sees that rooms are properly ventilated;
  switches on lights, fans, motors, and air conditioners.

       Gives assistance when accidents or illness occur; in emergencies
  summons physicians, the fire department and/or police.

       Periodically makes inspection of the assigned areas and sees that
  litter is picked up and disposed of.  When articles of value are found,
  turns these over to the custody of the supervisory officer.

       Directs callers to the reception desk or to other locations.

       Maintains order and decorum in the assigned office or other area.
  Sees that rest rooms and other areas are kept from loiterers.

       Escorts or removes offenders from the premises with a minimum of
  disturbance to office routine; assists department staff in the
  maintenance of order within the premises.

       Makes reports and keeps simple records.

       May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
  and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
  office, or related units.


       This is an entry level position and as such there are no formal
  education and/or experience requirements.


           Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
  valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than
  employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the


           Knowledge of the problems involved in safeguarding buildings,
  offices and grounds which cover a considerable area.

           Knowledge of the methods used in making reports of conditions
  noted and action taken.

           Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written

           Ability to analyze simple problems, organize assigned guard
  work, and develop effective work methods.

           Ability to note significant conditions and take the proper
  action, when action is called for, in accordance with prescribed

           Ability to make reports of significant conditions and
  occurence and of the action taken.

           Ability to keep simple records.

           Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
  manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
  related units.

           Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
  English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.  American
  Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of

           Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
  long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
  reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.  If the
  accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue
  hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

  CODES:  I09-32312-40 hrs.              CAH                2/24/94
          I09-32322-40 hrs