BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT SUPERVISING WATCHMAN

BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT SUPERVISING WATCHMAN

Job Number: 319848

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THEBID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS  

(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)

IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.  YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER). 

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION. 

This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the Laborers International Union of North America, Local 1001, Bargaining Unit 54.

Supervising Watchman

Department of Fleet and Facility Management

Number of positions: 1

Under supervision, position performs a combination of supervisory and administrative duties, working in the field or in the office overseeing staff and performing duties relating to maintaining the security and safety of facilities managed by the Department of Fleet and Facility Management (2FM), and performs related duties as required

Positions rotate between assignments in the field and desk duty monitoring security alarm and camera video security systems

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Monitors security alarm or camera/video systems from a central location (i.e., Incident Center at OEMC), responding to activated security alarms or viewing security cameras installed at facilities throughout the City (i.e., auto pounds, library branches)

Notifies personnel including 911-Police and Supervising Watchman in the field of activated alarms for investigation of unauthorized entry and deactivation of alarms

Prepares weekly work schedules and monitors daily attendance to ensure proper staffing and adequate security coverage of facilities

Receives scheduled calls from Watchmen reporting in from their locations and calls from city personnel reporting security and safety incidents and initiates appropriate level of response

Conducts inspection rounds to ensure Watchman are at assigned locations, in uniform and following security procedures to protect premises from unauthorized entry and vandalism

Drives a city vehicle to scheduled field sites not equipped with alarm or security camera systems and performs security checks including checking that exterior lighting is in working order and no forced entry

Prepares field reports documenting inspections, safety or security violations or other incidents during assigned shift; positions assigned to desk duty data enter information from reports into database and generate reports

Addresses and resolves employee performance issues; initiates disciplinary actions as required; reviews injury on duty forms; and approves time off and edit sheets

Activates and programs access key cards with approved entrance to specific facilities; performs routine maintenance on alarm and camera systems; maintains police report files and performs related administrative duties in the office to support security operations

 NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

Location:  Citywide

Hours:      10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Days:        Friday through Tuesday        Days Off: Wednesday through Thursday

Shift:         Night

Salary:      $26.85 per hour

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications

Two years of work experience in performing security or watchman duties

A valid State of Illinois Driver’s License is required

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Standard Time (C.S.T.)  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CST on April 1, 2019. No exceptions will be made.

Unposting Date: Apr 1, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Apply online here…