Court Security Officer - USMS WA
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and
investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and
people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the
leading provider of risk management and operational support
services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and
experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX,
Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of
their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and
maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems
integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients
achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world.
Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional
offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.
Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in
A Court Security Officer (CSO) is a specialized security position
providing protective services at or around United State Federal
Court Houses or other areas as assigned under a contract to the
U.S. Marshals Service (USMS). CSO's in this classification
generally provide security services under some limited supervision
from a Lead CSO and the District Supervisor who reports to the
Contract Manager (CM).
The CSO position is able to perform a variety of fixed-post,
mobile, or foot patrols while maintaining situational awareness and
making decisions and/or taking actions consistent with established
post orders, facility rules, guidelines and protocols. Duties may
include work in austere and uncomfortable conditions for prolonged
periods of time, including periods of inclement weather, while
performing walking, standing, searching, and surveillance or
sitting duties essential to the performance of the security
Shall enforce the District's entry and identification system.
Test and Report Emergency Equipment
Patrol court facilities and grounds of the facility in accordance
with applicable post orders.
Shall man USMS authorized stationary posts.
Shall provide focused surveillance on incoming traffic to entrances
from inside or outside the facility in order to detect oncoming
threats before reaching the screening area.
May provide armed escort services for judges, court personnel,
jurors, and other designated individuals.
Provide security services for off-site and remote judicial
functions where access to the site can be controlled and public
Where applicable, shall direct traffic, control lights on court
facility properties, and monitor vehicles and pedestrians as
described in the post orders.
May occasionally be assigned to provide courtroom security during
Shall provide security presence in the courtroom, enforce federal
law and judicial orders within the courthouse,
Shall turn over any articles found in a court facility or
designated facility to the COR and complete a CSO-003 within 24
hours after the incident occurs.
Keep supervisors and managers informed of unusual occurrences and
important events as detailed in post orders, rules, regulations,
guidelines and protocols.
Monitor alarms, radio traffic and other information sources.
Dispatch or inform others as needed and authorized.
Report and appropriately address fire alarms, burglary alarms,
requests for assistance and criminal acts;
Stop, screen, inquire, and inspect vehicles and pedestrians
entering and / or exiting the facility as directed by post orders,
rules, regulations, guidelines and protocols.
Properly use equipment issued or available for use.
Prevent passage of prohibited articles onto or off client
Escort individuals or vehicles in accordance with post orders,
rules, regulations, guidelines and protocols.
Maintain all necessary licensing, certifications, training and
records for legal employment for the Security Guard position;
Use portable radios, phones or other communication devises
appropriately and according to established rules.
Monitor all equipment; guard against loss or damage; report any
such loss or damage immediately to a supervisor or manager.
Perform necessary work regardless of weather conditions.
Log in Property Pass numbers for authorized property/equipment
Ensure the security of government property, detaining personnel
using the mantrap when needed, and reporting anyone involved with
unauthorized property/equipment removal.
Conduct regular patrols and inspections of buildings and
Issue required badges or passes to authorized personnel.
Monitor electronic access control and report violations
Monitor radio-frequency identification (RFID) systems and respond
to alarms indicating unauthorized removal of government
Grant access to areas during non-working hours to authorized
personnel in accordance with the established procedure and access
Monitor facility equipment and utility systems and report
deficiencies to personnel responsible for repairs.
Perform random surveillance of buildings for the detection of
unauthorized or inappropriate activity.
Perform random surveillance of fence line for breaches and the
detection of unauthorized removal of government property, illegal
or inappropriate activity.
Provide additional security support for scheduled events that may
occur during or after duty hours or for unscheduled emergencies as
requested by supervisor
Maintain activity logs and administrative documents as required by
Contact, assist, and cooperate with local, state or federal law
enforcement; locate, retain and protect necessary evidence; testify
as necessary in judicial and administrative proceedings.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Be at least 21 years of age.
Minimum of 3 years of verifiable civilian law enforcement
experience OR an equivalent law enforcement position with the
United States Armed Forces (military). The experience must include
general arrest authority. All three (3) years shall have occurred
within the last seven (7) years.
Must have successfully completed or graduated from a certified
Federal, state, county, local or military law enforcement training
academy or program that provided instruction on the use of police
powers in an armed capacity while dealing with the public. The
certificate shall be recognized by a Federal, state, county, local
or military authority, and provide evidence that an individual is
eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer.
Must submit to and successfully complete pre-placement screening
and evaluation, which includes submission to a criminal background
check, financial institutions/credit bureau check, and disclosure
under the Freedom of Information Act.
Must be able to pass criminal background screen, drug test and
Possess a valid, unrestricted (except eyeglass wear) state driver's
Fluently read, speak, comprehend, and compose coherent written
reports in English.
Must be able to meet medical/physical fitness requirements.
Must be free from conviction of any felony.
Be free from conviction of any misdemeanor crime of domestic
violence in accordance with United States Code Title 18 U.S.C. -
922 (g)(9) Unlawful acts.
With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue
of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of
opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers
in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical
business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and
Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality
and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is
supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies
and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel
worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement
veterans, we leverage our employees' ambition and passion for
creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is
augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and
cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex
operations in some of the world's most demanding places.
The position may require extensive sitting, watching monitors,
walking around the facility outside in rain, wind or other poor
weather conditions and kneeling and stooping to look under or
inside vehicles or containers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently
required to sit, talk or hear, stand, walk, use hands to handle, or
operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop,
kneel, and taste or smell.
The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves anything from 10 to
100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes
close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision,
depth perception and the ability to focus.
Work in austere and uncomfortable conditions for prolonged periods,
including periods of inclement weather, while performing walking,
standing, searching, and surveillance or sitting duties essential
to the performance of the security functions.
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