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  • Capitol Complex Security Officer Minnesota Depatment of Public Safety

    If anybody here is looking for work in the Saint Paul Minnesota area, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications.

    (If I recall corrently, though, it seems like there is a preference in this forum for private security positions.)

    Capitol Complex Security Officer

    Working Title: Capitol Complex Security Officer
    Job Class: Capitol Complex Security Officer
    Agency: Public Safety Dept.
    • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
    • Date Posted: 01/13/2023
    • Closing Date: 01/26/2023
    • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Public Safety Dept. / Public Safety-AFSCME
    • Division/Unit: Capitol Security / Capitol Security
    • Work Shift/Work Hours: Variable
    • Days of Work: Variable
    • Travel Required: No
    • Salary Range: $21.10 - $29.08 / hourly; $44,056 - $60,719 / annually
    • Classified Status: Classified
    • Bargaining Unit/Union: 203 - Service/AFSCME
    • Work Area: 50 Sherburne Ave, G-27, St. Paul, MN 55155
    • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
    • Telework Eligible: No
    • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes
    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans

    The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. Job Summary


    These positions exist to actively monitor, assess, and respond to the security status of the Capitol Complex on a 24/7 basis. These positions will coordinate the response system through dispatching services and completing detailed logs for all services provided. Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Public Safety/Security or closely related field;


    2. One year of experience as a Security Officer, Crime Prevention Officer, Peace Officer, or closely related profession; and
    1. High School Diploma/GED.
    2. Valid MN Driver’s License.
    3. Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with the public and stakeholders.
    4. Ability to follow oral and written directions, speak, read, and understand the English language sufficiently to read and apply security procedures, write reports and interact with customers.
    Preferred Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Public Safety/Security or closely related field;

    2. Formal first aid/CPR training (Red Cross or equivalent);

    3. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook computer applications;

    4. Working knowledge of the Capitol complex and associated grounds; and

    5. Ability to work cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Physical Requirements

    These positions requires Officers to possess unique physical abilities; Hearing Requirements: must not have more than a 35 DB loss in either ear when averaging the loss at 500, 1000, 2000 and 3000 HZ; must be capable of standing for prolonged periods, walking long distances, have the ability to run, and have the ability to climb stairs and ladders. Additional Requirements

    This position requires successful completion of the following:

    It is the policy of the Department of Public Safety that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment, includes the following components:

    1. Criminal History Check

    2. Reference Check

    3. Driver’s License Check

    4. Fingerprint Check (MNJIS)

    5. Tax Filing Status Check

    6. Hearing Assessment Application Details

    How to Apply

    Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected]. For additional information about the application process, go to

    If you have questions about the position, contact Jason Goble at [email protected].

    To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Jason Goble at [email protected].

    About Public Safety Dept.

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is a large and complex agency dedicated to prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, enforcement and education. Why Work for Us

    Diverse Workforce

    We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

    A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
    • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission
    • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
    • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
    • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
    Comprehensive Benefits

    Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
    • Public pension plan
    • Training and professional development
    • Paid vacation and sick leave
    • 11 paid holidays each year
    • Paid parental leave
    • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
    • Prescription drug coverage
    • Vision coverage
    • Wellness programs and resources
    • Employer paid life insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Health care spending and savings accounts
    • Dependent care spending account
    • Tax-deferred compensation
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

    Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


    Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

    We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] and indicate what assistance is needed.

    For accommodations or questions about accessibility specifically relating to this job announcement, please email the Affirmative Action Division at [email protected] or call 651-201-7136.