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Recruitment #18-004024-0013


The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) is accepting applications from all qualified applicants for the position of Building Security Officer II. This position is to provide safety and security of Personnel and property of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.




11002 Viers Mill Road, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Main Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of this position is to provide for the safety and security of Personnel and property of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. to enforce laws, rules and regulations, that governs the State of Maryland. To perform daily security and customer service operations with Integrity, Fairness and Impartiality. May be assigned to remote office (Eastpoint, Southwest, 940 Madison Location or Largo Maryland 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 120)performing the same duties and responsibilities.


Duties of this position include, but are not limited too:

  • As essential personnel, Officers will respond in a timely manner, ready to work, when required to be on-call during emergency situation. (State of Emergencies, Weather related incidents).
  • To work day, evening, night or rotating shifts, this will include holidays and weekends. There will be a 48 hour notice given unless the circumstances call for immediate coverage to fulfill the needs of the Department.
  • Maintain Post integrity whether on foot patrol, mobile patrol or stationary positions at all times. During emergency situations, such as building evacuations, crowd control and traffic control, Officers may be required to stand for several hours until relief is available.
  • To patrol the building and grounds of DLLR properties. Check all doors and locks to ensure that he property is secure. Check for hazardous building conditions and contraband. Secure all items of value to ensure that they cannot be removed. Verify that all employees and visitors are in required areas with the correct visitor's pass or Maryland State Identification.
  • Patrol buildings during normal and non-business hours, to include, individuals offices. hallways, stairs, restrooms, café, loading docks, mailroom, supply room, elevators and blind areas to the surveillance system. Talk to employees and claimants when situation appear to be confrontational. Assist people by giving directions to proper service areas.
  • Check fire extinguishers and fire alarm call boxes. Report all safety hazards and violations.
  • Check ID badges of employees and fire alarms. Report all safety hazards violations.
  • To observe and Report in detail all incidents to their supervisor.
  • To observe and report and sometimes respond to disturbance and emergencies, due to employee claimant disagreements, and employee-employee conflicts.
  • Administer first aid and evacuate personnel appropriately when emergencies arise.
  • Monitor the parking lot by only allowing authorized personnel with parking permits on the lot. Provide parking for visitors and patrol the parking lot periodically on foot to deter vandals and thieves. Check for flat tires, lights left on, and valuable items left in vehicles in plain view.
  • Provide Quality customer service -(Respect, Direction, Listening, Positive and Timely Response, Positive and Professional Attitude).
  • Assisting Police Officers making arrest when necessary and may have to appear in court as the state's witness.
  • Officers will be called upon to work more than their normal scheduled 8 hour tour of duty, when necessary to supplement the needs of the department.
  • Secure exterior doors and security gates at appropriate times.
  • Building Guards are assigned to drive the shuttle bus or van on the needs of the Department.


Education:   Ability to read and write.

Experience: Two years of experience in building security work.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Master-At-Arms classifications or law enforcement specialty codes in the site security field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of an automobile. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


1. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide the employer with a telephone number where they can be reached.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.

Successful candidates will be placed on the certified list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified. The certified list will be used by DLLR for a period of one year.


Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:  

DLLR Office of Human Resources

Attn: Ernestine Hyman    18-004024-0013

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201  

For additional information, please contact Ernestine Hyman at 410-230-6298 or via email  

The MD State Application Form can be found online  

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.