Chesterfield County Court Security Specialist in Chesterfield, Virginia

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 18 years of age. High school diploma or GED; criminal justice studies preferred but not required; one year of security work required; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Good oral/written communication and interpersonal skills, organizational skills; ability to read, walk or stand for several hours at a time; must be able to differentiate shapes and colors on a monitor. Working knowledge of Sheriff's Office policies and procedures and federal, state, and local laws, policies and procedures. Ability to alert law enforcement personnel to physical altercations/resisting arrest episodes. Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total accumulation of six or more negative points within the past three years or a major violation within the past four years. Pre-employment drug testing, extensive FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


Provides a safe and secure environment upon entering the courthouse. Processes civilians, court, and county employees entering the county courthouse to ensure prohibited items and weapons do not enter the facility. Provides direction to citizens and those needing assistance in the courthouse. Operates security equipment including a magnetometer and x-ray machine. Writes reports and other security documentation as needed. Perform other work as required.


28 hours/week; Monday - Friday between 7:30a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Work Location:

Sheriff's Office

Job Title: Court Security Specialist

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 06/29/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $13.59 Hourly

Job Type: Part-Time

Requisition #: 18-00003

Position #: SHERIF0273

Department: Sheriff