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Publication Date
11/29/2018 07:35 AM EST
Closing Date
12/18/2018 12:00 PM EST
Issuing Organization
State of Arkansas - Department of Highway and Transportation (AHTD)
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Guards shall not be armed on this post. Normally, members of the District Office Staff are at their work assignments from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for ARDOT recognized holidays. At all other times, a Guard will be scheduled to be on duty at the District Five Headquarters. Guards, either Contract Security Service or regular ARDOT employees, will be under the direct supervision of the District Five Office Manager and will receive their instructions from that person or other members of the District Supervisory Staff. Related information may also be found in the Specifications for Contract Security Services (copy attached). Generally, a work schedule will be established for the various Guards. Schedule changes may be made when necessary to accommodate vacations, illnesses, holidays or vacancies, and Guards or the Contract Security Service will normally be advised directly. When a Guard shift change is made or when a Guard is being relieved by the District Office Staff in the morning, the Guard going off-duty is expected to thoroughly brief the personnel coming on duty of any on-going situations or emergencies. Guard checks should include, but are not limited to: • Check the security of all yard buildings. • Check perimeter fencing and gates. • Check Resident Engineer Building/Materials Lab and adjacent buildings. • Lock gates at 6:00 p.m. (depending on ARDOT seasonal work schedule.) • Open gates at 6:00 a.m. (depending on ARDOT seasonal work schedule.) • Turn on the security lights of Headquarters. • Make sure the gas pumps and station are locked. • Check kitchen/coffee pot area to make sure appliances are not left on. • Check radio channel (normally left on "Almond") • Make sure the main telephone console is set to ‘NT’ • Make sure the District Headquarters building is secure by checking the outside doors and windows in the front office area, supervisor parking area, and shop. • Other outside contract personnel shall be admitted and doors shall be secured during and after completion of their assigned duties. • Check the doors in the storeroom area to make sure they are locked. • Turn off non-essential lighting in the District Headquarters and turn the front porch light on. • Make note of any questionable or abnormal situations or security concerns and discuss them with the District Equipment Maintenance Supervisor or the District Supervisory Staff. • Keys found in vehicles subject to pilfering should be hung on shop keyboard. • Vehicles with lights left on should be turned off.

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