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Military Security Supervisor

  • Military Security Supervisor
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Annual Salary Range:
$36,360.00 – $57,792.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,515.00 – $2,408.00
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This is senior-level supervisory work providing for armed security and law enforcement at an assigned Missouri National Guard base within the jurisdiction of the Office of the Adjutant General.


Job Duties

Supervises a unit of military security officers on an assigned shift providing armed security and protection to aircraft, equipment, persons, and military resources located at the assigned base, including base buildings and grounds.

Prepares work schedules, makes daily work assignments, and conducts shift briefings.

Enforces standards of conduct and adherence to applicable military security force laws and regulations within the area of responsibility.

Ensures maintenance of communications systems such as two-way radios/ cellular phones, for use in coordinating unit activities and related security needs.

Conducts initial, regularly scheduled, and impromptu in-service training sessions on assigned shift ensuring security staff meet prescribed standards and receive appropriate training/certifications.

Relieves staff maintaining 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.

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.

Monitors and conducts checks of computerized intrusion and fire alarm systems; coordinates unit response to fire and intrusion alarms on military property; assists building occupants during fire evacuation procedures; and conducts periodic base security inspections.

Investigates or reviews investigation reports concerning 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.

Maintains and ensures staff maintenance of required certifications such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), basic first aid, firearms and non-lethal weapons usage, and handcuffing.

Coordinates with other Military Security Supervisors at the start and conclusion of each shift to perform security vehicle checks; periodically inspects military security program equipment.

Monitors time, attendance, leave usage, and performance of lower-level staff; counsels staff when necessary.

Performs a variety of security program support functions, including ordering, issuances, 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.

Exercises initiative and independence in the performance of duties; receives general 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.)

One or more years of experience as a Military Security Officer II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


Three or more years of law enforcement experience as a certified peace officer with a federal, state, county, or city law enforcement entity; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


Four or more years of experience in military or armed civilian security work; and possession of a high school diploma or proof high school equivalency.

Special Requirements

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?

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

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

Comprehensive knowledge of base security measures, including planning, implementation, and control.

Comprehensive knowledge of the rules, regulations, and policies established for the purpose of ensuring adequate security staffing for base activities, buildings, equipment, and grounds.

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

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective supervision and training.

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

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

Comprehensive 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 present training and instructional information to lower-level staff.

Ability to develop 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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