FLSA: Hourly

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(015) $12.50 - $17.80 an hour     $26,000.00 - $37,024.00 a year

JOBCODE: 007300


  • Performs responsible security work involving protection of municipal property.

  • Patrols an assigned municipal facility on foot or in a lightweight motor vehicle to guard against fire, theft, vandalism, and disruptive acts.

  • Ensures that facilities are secured and that security systems are operational.

  • Observes, resolves and/or reports any unusual conditions or activities.

  • Assists visitors with questions and problems.

  • Completes reports and forms when required.

  • Works nights, weekends and holidays, or at locations removed from the department's primary facility.

  • Performs security work outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather.

  • Performs related work as required.


    Completion of the eighth grade and six (6) months general security, law enforcement, or public contact work experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Successful completion of a prescribed program of parking enforcement training.

  • Must be able to work shifts, including weekends and holidays.

    PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or equivalent.


    Possession of a valid Florida Driverís License.


    Evaluation of training and experience. A background investigation and polygraph examination will be conducted on the candidate selected for employment.

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of August 9, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.

    8-2-13 (007300)

    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 8/9/2013 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.