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Military Security Officer I

  • Military Security Officer I
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  • Do I qualify?
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Annual Salary Range:
$28,872.00 – $46,176.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,203.00 – $1,924.00
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This is entry-level armed security and law enforcement work at an assigned Missouri National Guard base within the jurisdiction of the Office of the Adjutant General.


Job Duties

Provides armed security and protection to aircraft, equipment, persons, and military resources located at the assigned base, including base buildings and grounds.

Maintains various guard posts such as providing flightline protection, monitoring access gates, acting as a roving patrol of base buildings and grounds, monitoring the security control center, and monitoring vehicle traffic/parking within base jurisdiction; rotates posts as directed.

Observes activities of base personnel, civilian staff, and the general public; detains persons suspected of law violations; conducts searches of persons and property within jurisdictional limitations; and contacts local police when necessary.

Answers inquiries from the public; directs or escorts visitors to appropriate offices or other facilities.

Operates and monitors computerized intrusion and fire alarm systems; responds to fire and intrusion alarms on military property; and assists building occupants during fire evacuation procedures.

Investigates on-site incidents and/or accidents; prepares clear and concise reports citing violations of military regulations, agency security procedures, and federal, state, and/or local laws; and provides court testimony.

Administers first aid and/or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in cases of injury and/or medical emergencies.

Enforces traffic control laws and parking regulations within assigned jurisdiction, including issuance of tickets and authorization of towing illegally parked vehicles.

Performs a variety of security program support functions including ordering, issuance, and inventory of program supplies and equipment; preparation and maintenance of program personnel, financial, and related security records; and assisting in preparation of program budget requests.

Participates in initial, regularly scheduled, and impromptu in-service training sessions; periodically obtains re-certification in CPR, basic first aid, firearms and non-lethal weapons usage, and handcuffing.

Provides military security escort protection; participates in disaster and relief operations; and advises base building occupants of hazardous weather conditions.

Exercises initiative and independence in the performance of duties; receives close supervision from an administrative supervisor.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Completion of a Department of Defense (DoD) law enforcement training program (i.e. Security Forces or Military Police).


Completion of a training program from a certified law enforcement training academy; and,

eligible to be commissioned as a peace officer (must be 21 years of age to be commissioned).

Special Requirements

Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.

Ability to pass prescribed medical and physical fitness evaluations maintaining specified standards.

Ability to pass initial and periodic background investigations and maintain specified military security clearance(s).

Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and a state Vehicle Operator's License.

Ability to pass prescribed training programs (includes annual weapons qualifications) as designated by the Office of the Adjutant General.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of security procedures, policies, rules, and regulations established for the assigned base.

Introductory knowledge of applicable military regulations, policies, and directives for the assigned base.

Introductory knowledge of law enforcement techniques and methods used to handle various persons and groups.

Introductory knowledge of the principles of mob psychology, first aid, fire prevention, and safety.

Introductory knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines regarding base flightline security as required by assignment.

Introductory knowledge of computerized security systems.

Ability to quickly assess information and take corrective action in emergency situations.

Ability to display proficiency in firearms usage.

Ability to operate computerized security/fire alarm systems, communication systems such as two-way radios/ cellular phones, and personal computers.

Ability to administer first aid and CPR.

Ability to proficiently operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to maintain records and prepare clear and concise reports.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with base personnel, civilian staff, and the general public.

Ability to communicate effectively.

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