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Correctional Security Consultant

I16

Basic Purpose

Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities on a statewide basis for analyzing and implementing security systems at state prison facilities.  Employees in this class conduct feasibility studies, perform surveys to audit and make recommendations to design telecommunications PBX, RF radio communications systems, closed circuit video surveillance systems, electronic perimeter-intrusion security systems and specialized high security mogul detention lock and key system.

Typical Functions

  • Performs surveys and studies and recommends new security systems or revisions to upgrade existing security systems.
  • Analyzes and evaluates the agency’s prison facility operational requirements for need and technical feasibility on communications, security systems and high security mogul detention locking systems.
  • Serves as a technical consultant in the design, analysis and application of communication systems using analog, digital, RF and fiber optic networking the security systems; high security detention locking systems and commercial locking systems for state-of-art technology insuring the most cost efficient systems are utilized.
  • Coordinates ordering through purchase orders or state bid process or conducts telephone bids; writes complex technical specifications to purchase; plans budgetary requirements and analyzes technical specifications for bid compliance.
  • Serves as security system consultant and as an advanced detention lock/key instructor for the Department of Corrections.
  • Uses detention locksmith equipment to install and maintain high security detention lock/key systems at all levels of locking systems at state facilities, to include pneumatic locks and electro locks at medium and maximum security prisons statewide; maintains electronic interconnects associated with mechanical locking systems.
  • Creates key code systems and writes high security master key schedules for keys to be cut by facility lock personnel.

Level Descriptor

Level I: Code: I16A Salary Band: M

The Correctional Security Consultant job family consists of only one level and incumbents are responsible for performing all functions related to the assigned position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of electronic telecommunications systems application, design and maintenance; of Federal Communications Commission Law; of perimeter intrusion detection systems and video surveillance systems application, design and maintenance; of high security detention mogul locking systems applications, design and maintenance; of schematic and blue print reading; and of security/detention instructional techniques and practices.  Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to communicate effectively.

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of five years experience designing and maintaining electronic institutional security systems; or an equivalent combination of education, substituting one year of technical education in electronics for each year of the required experience with a maximum substitution of two years.

Special Requirements

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.

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