Part-Time Court Security Officer

About the Employer
  • City of Doraville
  • Atlanta, Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

Job Description

Part-time Court Security Officers are certified law enforcement officers who are assigned to assist in the operation and security of the Municipal Court of the City of Doraville when Court is in session.  The Court Security Officer’s primary responsibility is court security, including ensuring that the Judges, court staff and the general public visiting the courthouse are safe.

Qualifications include a High School diploma or state-issued GED; must be at least 21 years of age; must be a United States citizen; must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license; must be able to stand for long periods of time and be capable of responding to emergency situations. Georgia P.O.S.T. certification as a Peace Officer is a requirement. A background check of qualified applicants will be conducted.

Duties will include conducting a search of the Courtrooms before and after court for weapons and contraband, inspecting persons and belongings of those coming into the courthouse, managing the metal detector, and making use of a hand-held metal detector when needed.  He/She will ensure that proper court decorum is adhered to in order to maintain a dignified and professional atmosphere in the Courthouse. In some instances, the Court Security Officer may be asked to serve as Bailiff, performing tasks such as handing papers to the Judge and maintaining an orderly courtroom.