Security & Law Enforcement
Full Time
This position is responsible for the daily operations associated with the METRO Police department's dispatch section which is a 24/7 operation with various work shifts.  Responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance in dispatching law enforcement.  Transmits and received coded and conventional messages, differentiates between routine, priority/non-priority and emergency messages and initiates or follows through as required.  Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.
Communication liaison for METRO Police Department's dispatch section. Maintains communication between METRO Police Department, bus transportation, rail operations, transit authority, as well as public and other related law enforcement agencies. Operates through the assistance of a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, multi-telephone line system, Regional Information Management System (RIMS) Houston Police Department's computer system and Harris County's wireless data terminal system. Dispatch Police Officers to transit and non-transit related calls to responders as required by call type. Disseminates significant event alert notifications. Verifies outstanding warrants through the TCIC/NCIC system, teletype and telephone. Responsible for documenting and updating information on Police call for service slips, and as required, review officers' radio transmissions with the playback program. Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures in efforts to reduce or eliminate accidents. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Benefits of Working at METRO Competitive Pay Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Life Insurance Retirement and Savings Plan Education Assistance (Non-Union) Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays Employee Assistance Program Wellness Programs Advancement Opportunities Free Transportation for Employees and Spouses
Part Time
$11.00 / hr
Job Title: Event Security Officer - Multiple Venues
JOB SUMMARY: Provide non-commissioned security for sports and entertainment events throughout the greater Houston area.   Events may include: football, basketball, and baseball, concerts of all sizes, conferences and conventions.  Officers must maintain a professional image at all times and exhibit excellent customer service with a friendly and outgoing personality.   Individuals may be required to stand for long periods of time and must be able to work inside and outside during various weather conditions.   Initiative, a constant awareness of surroundings, making note of any and all activity that takes place in the assigned area is required. BASIC FUNCTIONS: Control entrances and movement of fans, guests and attendees as needed. Restrict access to designated areas to only specified personnel. Escort material and personnel. Inspect fans, guests, attendees and surrounding area for prohibited items. Special assignments. RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties may vary depending on event size, event location and layout post assignments.   Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow for certain ADA requirements.   Overall general function of officers is to provide security detail as described below (Note: duties vary depending on post orders): Be on time and report to post in a clean, full uniform as designated per the specific event. Maintain professional image that includes greeting customers, visitors and employees in a polite and friendly manner. Be proactive in knowing revisions to post orders, general and specific information distributed by the customer and Andy Frain Services. Patrol physical property or maintain fixed post position, being diligent to report health and safety risks, any suspicious activity and investigate accidents and potential prohibited acts. Monitor the immediate area, cameras or equipment in a continuous fashion as outlined in the post orders, if required. Maintain a working knowledge of all emergency policies, procedures and regulations to be able to respond to alarms, incidents and emergency situations per the location. Complete Daily Activity Reports, Log Book entries, Incident Reports and all relevant reports related to job assignment, if required. Make recommendations to supervisor and management on better safety and loss prevention processes as identified during daily routine. Ensure training and compliance guidelines are met as outlined by AFS, the Private Security Bureau and other regulatory agencies. Clearly and effectively communicate with other staff, supervisor, fans, guests, venue management, employees and vendors in a professional, customer-focused manner.
Full Time
$37,246 to $53,208 / yr
Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities concerning, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring.  These authorities are subject to change.
Salary Information:  The current starting hourly rate for this position is $17.85.
Hiring:  TSA may apply a gender-specific (male or female) hiring preference to fill TSO positions in order to meet security mission and same gender pat-down job-related requirements.  At airport locations where it is necessary to apply the hiring preference, candidates of the needed gender will be provided preference in the scheduling of the computer based aptitude test, airport assessments, processing and selection.
DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. Securing Travel, Protecting People-At the TSA, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.  Across the nation, you will be on the front line of the DHS’s TSA team as they secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.

Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner.  This includes: Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft. Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 50lbs. Controlling terminal entry and exit points. Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries. Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations. Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches.  This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements. Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.
Travel Required Occasional travel - A minimum of two (2) weeks of travel in a full-time duty status will be required to complete TSA’s New Hire training. New Hire training and travel requirements vary by duty location and may require up to six (6) weeks of full-time duty status travel. This training will occur away from the employee’s airport of record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy. While employed with TSA, other occasional travel may be required.
Part Time
Position Objectives: Answers telephone calls made to 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency phone lines to determine if the call requires Police, Fire, EMS or other agency response. Provides appropriate information or assistance as required by the nature of the call. Utilizes technical software applications for call answering, entering, assigning, and announcing via radio equipment. Utilizes mapping technologies from phone equipment and Computer Aided Dispatch (C.A.D.) to ensure calls are entered timely and accurately. Prioritizes and dispatches appropriate resources for Police, Fire and EMS operations. Refers reports and/or complaints to either agency by trunked radio or telephone. Provides supplemental information to Police, Fire and EMS staff as needed. Documents updates and/or changes in the computer-aided dispatch system as required. After EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatcher) certified, provides pre-arrival medical instructions to citizens on the telephone in life or death situations before paramedics arrive at location; relays patient status as needed and/or relays advice among the caller and responding units per APCO International Emergency Medical Dispatch protocols. Conducts computer searches through local, state, and national databases for possible wanted persons or stolen property, and provides information to the requesting officer. Confirms stolen property or wanted/missing persons, enters data into T.C.I.C./N.C.I.C. as requested and sends and receives teletypes. Compiles and enters data for various daily reports required by the department and records information in computer systems maintained for Police, Fire and EMS staff. Documents problems, changes form for input to data base, and ensures information is updated and equipment is properly working at all times. Assists with training and/or cross-training of other employees. Monitors emergency equipment such as the radio alarms, crime fighting technologies, weather monitors, security cameras, and inter-city Police/Fire radio frequencies. Performs duties required by accreditation process.
JOB DUTIES: Answer busy telephones during emergency situations and receive pertinent information for immediate dissemination to police units in the field Dispatch police and other public safety personnel to emergency and non-emergency calls for service Closely monitor radio traffic in the event additional assistance is required by assigned field personnel Maintain accurate, detailed logs of field personnel’s locations, times and other information for immediate or future use Serve as the department’s emergency communications link to other police agencies during critical situations Receive, assist and direct walk-in complainants at the police department facility Ensure that any telephone messages received through the dispatch office are documented and forwarded to the intended recipient Operate T.C.I.C./N.C.I.C. computer terminals for queries and data entry and deletion, as needed Operate radio equipment to di patch Police, Fire and E.M.S. personnel, as needed Operate video / audio monitoring equipment Maintain detailed documentation on calls for service dispatched or any other information that may be received through the dispatch office Operate Computer Aided Dispatch computer terminals Accept monetary payments in the form of a money order, for municipal fines and issue accurate receipts to violators for such fines Performs other duties as directed by the Chief of Police or his designee
Full Time
Part Time
League City
This is a volunteer, unpaid position.
The Volunteer Firefighter protects the community in a wide range of emergency situations. The Volunteer Firefighter may be called upon to deliver fire suppression, emergency medical assistance, rescue, hazardous material responses, public education and other various duties as assigned.
Example of Duties/Essential Functions: Responds to fire alarms and extinguishes fire Responds to calls for medical assists Responds to and renders assistance in emergency cases; Cleans and inspects equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire; Inspects equipment and apparatus and notifies chain of command of any defects; Makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus, performs routine preventative maintenance tasks, and keeps records of such action; Keeps fire station, equipment and grounds in a clean and orderly condition; Participates in training activities and instruction sessions; Acquires and retains a thorough knowledge of the City, including streets, buildings, water supply, unusual hazards and related items; Performs various public information or education tasks; Enters inspection, training and (on occasion) and fire calls into the records management system Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City and Department policies and procedures; Works with other City departments on a daily basis  Other Duties and Responsibilities: May respond to emergency calls for specialized service such as hazardous materials, confined spaces rescue, extrication and technical rescues that include high angle, below grade, swift water, trench and collapse rescues; May respond to non-emergency calls providing a wide rang of public service activities May be assigned other duties by Fire Administration Staff
Part Time
What does a Best Buy Asset Protection Associate do?
At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. A Best Buy Asset Protection Associate coaches and leads employees in asset protection best practices to ensure a safe, secure and profitable environment throughout the store. They work with the Asset Protection Lead to resolve any hazards or compliance issues and investigate any accidents. They also demonstrate preparedness and exhibit behaviors for proper emergency response procedures. At Best Buy we give you plenty of ways to challenge yourself. Youll find working in a high-paced retail environment increases your ability to solve problems, multitask and work in a team environment. Further, our leadership is committed to helping you succeed in your current role and prepare you for the next through coaching and performance appraisals. 40% of your time you will: Monitor the store for potential security risks and alarm function. Protect against fraudulent activity by creating AP Alerts and reporting and documenting incidents properly when necessary. 30% of your time you will: Teach and coach store employees about the principles, standards and policies related to safety and crisis events and monitor their fulfillment. Work with the Asset Protection Lead and others to resolve any hazards or compliance issues and investigate any employee or customer accidents.
30% of your time you will: Interact with customers and store employees to maintain a safe and profitable environment.