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DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) Security Fall Hiring Event

DC Department of Employment Services, (DOES) Security Fall Hiring Event

DC Department of Employment Services, (DOES) Security Fall Hiring Event

Time Thu Dec 07 2023 at 10:00 am to 02:00 pm

2330 Pomeroy Rd SE, 2330 Pomeroy Road Southeast, Washington, United States

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The D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES), Office of Talent & Client Services invites D.C. job seekers to participate in the Installers Fall Hiring Event.

The DCIA is a key initiative of Mayor Muriel Bowser and was launched in March 2018 to meet the need for skilled infrastructure professionals in Washington, D.C.

DOES, Office of Talent & Client Services is bringing together Private Sector Employer to offer jobs to job-ready District residents. The event will allow job seekers to connect directly with private sector employers for starting employment opportunities.

Entry Level Training provided to job seekers seeking SO/PO Credentials.

If you are a DC resident seeking employment, please plan to join us on Thursday, December 7th, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.


DCIA - 2330 Pomeroy Road, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20020

Class Room 3

* ** Metrobus and subway accessible

* **Limited street parking

***Please register for only ONE timeslot.



Watkins Security Group


Security Officers Position Description

General Functions; Perform emergency control, physical security, and administrative functions: Protect client employees, visitors, and property.


ACCESS CONTROL: Monitor entrances and exits. Prevent unapproved and unlawful entry. Control entrances, people and vehicle traffic, and parking. Sit or stand at a reception area or parking lot station for long periods (up to 8 hours per shift).

Distinguish colors letters, or symbols of client identification badges, or parking stickers. Use the telephone, passes or logs. Compare people seeking entry to their photographs. Monitors remote entrances using closed circuit television. Turn on remote access devices.

Ask questions. Give information to persons seeking entry. Give verbal directions or hand signals to people driving vehicles. In a calm manner, direct people who cause a disturbance to leave the property. Display a firm, courteous, patient attitude always. Make a special effort to help visitors. Present a good image of the client company and security department.

PATROL; Patrol the site for fire safety hazards. Inspect buildings and grounds. Follow specific routes of travel. Walk along inside and outside routes. Walk-up and downstairs, through corridors, on sidewalks, driveways, and over lawns or other uneven ground. (Must be able to walk a minimum of l mile, continuous walking.) With proper clothing and equipment, tour outside areas in all types of weather, day, or night with a portable flashlight, inspect dark corridors, rooms, and alleys.


See that doors, windows, and gates are secure. Continually watch for changes in the physical appearance of client property. Detect changes in temperatures in the client building. Be aware of unusual odors or smoke. Listen for unexpected sounds of machines, equipment, running water, or remote local alarms.

Use telephone, walkie-talkie, and intercom systems. Verbally report important events and actions to supervisor immediately. During accident, emergency, or security investigations, protect evidence or crime scene. Lift and place sawhorses, or similar barriers. Carry, lift and tie rope, ribbon, tape, or other warning barriers. Give verbal information to passersby, or other security or life safety staff.

PROPERTY CONTROL: Compare property removal passes to client standard ds. Match property serial number and other client products or materials among items carried by client employees or visitors.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; Read, comprehend, and comply with all Watkins Security Agency Programs procedures, training materials, employee handbooks, and bulletin s.

REPORTS AND FORMS; Write or type daily security y report s. Write factual report s. Use accepted rules of English grammar and word usage. Be able to articulate verbally and in writing in detail why you did what you did, during your duties. Inspect security control logs. Make sure they are completed and accurate per company and client standards.

FIRE RESPONSE; Respond to all alarm signa ls of fire emergency. Distinguish colored or flashing light s, or other visual signals of fire alarm panels, and smoke or heat detectors. Hear fire alarm horns, buzzers, bells, or other audible fire emergency signals. Listen to telephone, portable walkie-talkie, or public address anno un cements about fire emergency. Talk with security command using telephone, walkie-talkie, or intercom systems 12.

MEDICAL RESPONSE: Look for persons who are visibly ill, injured, or unconscious. Notify medical help staff, if necessary, give first aid. Direct medical aid staff to scene. Help medical staff move or carry victims or equipment, if needed control onlookers.

BOMB THREAT RESPONSE; Distinguish voice characteristics of bomb threat caller. Listen for background noises or sounds during bomb threat telephone calls. Communicate questions and directions to bomb threat callers via telephone. Walk up and down several flights of stairs during bomb threat searches.

Below are the minimum requirements for the hiring event:

  • Must have a government-issued photo ID, proving residency and age.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check and drug screening (if required by an employer).
  • Must be professionally dressed (business casual attire).
  • Must be reliable.

ALL CANDIDATES must have an active account on

It is important you arrive on time for your scheduled appointment as late arrivals may be prohibited.

***Note: Job Developers and Case Managers are welcome with registered jobseekers only (direct contact with employers is strictly prohibited).

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Thu Dec 07 2023 at 10:00 am to 02:00 pm


2330 Pomeroy Rd SE, 2330 Pomeroy Road Southeast, Washington, United States

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