Support Staff

Administrative Supervisor I

This position will supervise administrative support staff, oversee data maintenance in internal management software performed by the Civil Division, ensure security and proper use of databases by staff, and manage schedules, timekeeping and leave requests.

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Security Specialist

Security Specialist is a position with primary assignment in the Johnson County District Court House and the Justice Annex but may be assigned to other county buildings.  Job duties include:

  • Upholds order, safety, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws; complies with expectations; maintains relevant knowledge and skills through training and job performance.
  • Provides security for Johnson County buildings; monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises; prevents unauthorized individuals from entering restricted areas; conducts building and perimeter checks; checks doors and gates of entrances and exits to secure buildings to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
  • Performs searches of employees and visitors to locate any contraband or unlawful items; operates x-ray machines, scanners and other detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas; operates surveillance equipment to detect suspicious or illegal activities; inspects and adjusts security systems, equipment, or machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering; receives or checks incoming items at points of entry, including loading docks.
  • Provides security at Board of County Commissioner meetings, court hearings, and other events; monitors access or flow of people to prevent problems; circulates among visitors and employees to preserve order and protect property; conducts tours of the courthouse; responds to security requests.
  • Responds to alarms and investigates disturbances; investigates illegal or suspicious activities; warns persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehends or evicts violators from premises, using weapons and/or force when necessary to maintain security; reports unsafe activities to supervisors; writes reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Escorts Individuals to vehicles; transports inmates to detention center; responds to emergencies, including medical emergencies, by administering first aid or by obtaining assistance from other emergency responders.

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Minimum Requirements - Security Specialist

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • First Aid certification, which may be obtained within six (6) months of hire
  • Ten (10) years of law enforcement experience with civil and criminal proceedings, and preferred active law enforcement certification

Position Requirements

  • Physical abilities to include mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and/or endurance
  • The ability to maintain emotional stability in unusual situations of stress or social interaction pressure
Minimum and Preferred Requirements - Administrative Supervisor I


  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • Lifting
  • Weather essential: Department Essential Physical abilities, including mobility, agility, strength, dexterity, balance, coordination, and /or endurance. All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.


  • Knowledge of public sector
  • Associate Degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Paralegal or related study
  • Two years supervisory experience.