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Protective Services Officer

Protective Services Group; Security & Counter-Terrorism Command; Specialist Operations; Various Locations

Protective Services Group provides static and mobile security services to state government departments. Our employees are highly motivated, professional members of the Queensland Police Service and provide a valuable service to community safety in State Government buildings and precincts. Our employees work across Queensland in locations such as Brisbane, North and South Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Ipswich and Toowoomba.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Security
Classification OO2
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Cairns region,Gold Coast,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Sunshine Coast,Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/542234/24
Closing date 01-May-2024
Job duration 12 months with possible extension
Contact person Kay Osborne
Contact details Phone: 3051 8006
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Your key accountabilities

The core capability requirements for this role are:

  • Conduct observations of the interior and exterior of Government buildings and facilities, in addition to undertaking general inspection duties, and other special duties related to the various work groups within Protective Services to ensure a high level of security is maintained.
  • Operate specialised security equipment and, when required, exercise the powers authorised under the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000.
  • Provide back-up assistance to other Protective Services officers, particularly in critical incident situations.
  • Control the entering of personnel to, and parking of vehicles on, Government and designated property in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Detect and report fires and other building hazards and assist in the emergency evacuation of Government buildings.
  • Undertake activities and responsibilities in accordance with various procedural and policy manuals and the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000.
  • Ensure the quality and appropriateness of all communications with clients and members of the public are maintained at a high standard.

Role Requirements

Mandatory: Current First Aid Cerfiticate

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/542234/24

Closing Date: Wednesday, 1st May 2024

Further information

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**3 month continuous applicant pool**

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