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Facilities Security Officer

Overview

The Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO) has an important role in one of the most elite state police agencies in the Unites States. Facilities Security Officers are dedicated team members, providing a vital link between the safety and security of state owned and leased buildings and the government agencies that occupy them within Frankfort, Kentucky. Often times, Facilities Security Officers are the first line of defense in deterring potential criminal behavior as they secure the entrances to state office buildings.

Skills imperative to a successful Facilities Security Officer include multi-tasking, typing, written and verbal communication, customer service, active listening, stress management, solid judgement and computer literacy. The Kentucky State Police, recognizing the importance and significance of Facilities Security Officers and public safety, goes to great lengths to provide its Officers receive appropriate training and equipment for ensuring success. An initial 80 hour training academy, approved by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council, begins within the first month of employment.  A comprehensive Field Training Program begins upon the completion of the SLEO Academy on commissioning process. During this time new employees are taught the foundation of the KSP Facilities Security; duties and responsibilities, operating camera systems and metal detectors, familiarity of Post assignments, among other skills.

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career as a Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Officer where you can make a positive difference in your local community and the state please contact the Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Branch for more information.

Winter 2019 Hiring Process Timeline

Applications due from applicant:

November 30, 2018

Background profile due from applicant:

December 14, 2018

Interview of applicants:

December 17-19, 2018

Pre-Employment Polygraph:

January 24-28, 2019

 All dates are tentative

Facilities Security Officer $1,945.50 monthly

Per Diem for uniform maintenance

After the successful completion of the 12 month probationary period candidates will receive a 5% pay increase

  • Retirement
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick leave
  • Paid leave for voting, blood donation, military and court)
  • Holidays
  • Compensatory Leave
  • *Legal Defense Fund eligibility
  • *Mutual Assistance eligibility

Education: High School Graduate

Must have a valid driver’s license

Must be 21 years of age prior to being commissioned as a Facilities Security Special Law Enforcement Officer.

Applicants are subject to the agency policy that tattoos or body piercings shall not be visible while in any agency issued uniform.

Special Requirements:

To be employed as a KSP Facilities Security Officer, applicants must be capable of meeting the requirements to receive a Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO) commission under KRS 61.900-930 – OR – be previously commissioned as a SLEO in Kentucky. In Addition, KSP Facilities Security Officers must complete initial firearms training and maintain firearms qualification and their SLEO commission as a condition of employment with the Kentucky State Police.

Typical work schedule may include First, Second, or Third shift assignments as well as weekends and holidays. Due to the nature of the profession, schedules may be changed to meet the needs of the branch to ensure the protection of life and property. Facilities Security Officers are permitted to earn Compensatory leave or paid overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours. In instances where candidates are required to work holidays they will accrue Comp time. Work is performed primarily indoors with prolonged periods of sitting. Post assignments may require Facilities Security Officers to make rounds throughout state office buildings via foot patrol. Facilities Security Officers may be subject to high stress environments. A 2- week academy is mandatory and held in Frankfort. Candidates will not be required to stay on campus at the conclusion of each day.

Click here to download Facilities Security Application

Contact:

KSP Facilities Security

Attn: Dianna Shashina
1250 Louisville Road
Frankfort KY, 40601

Office : 502-782-2020
Cell: 502-229-9596
Email: Dianna.shashina@ky.gov