The Security Officer protects people and property on campus, and assists in the handling of various emergency situations.
- Patrol campus buildings and grounds to prevent or deal with any incidents of theft, vandalism, fire or fire hazards, disorderly conduct, violation of University traffic, safety, security, or other regulations.
- Check ID’s of visitors, and assist in escorting individuals off campus as appropriate.
- Ensure mechanical checks of boilers, lighting, temperature controls, etc..
- Issue tickets for campus parking or traffic violations.
- Respond to complaints/calls related to possible criminal activity, and investigate incident(s) and/or apprehend involved individual(s) as appropriate.
- Investigate complaints made by faculty, staff or students on campus.
- Investigate traffic accidents on campus.
- Respond to calls involving medical emergencies, and administer first aid and/or call for additional assistance as needed.
- Report security incidents and unusual or hazardous conditions on campus to appropriate officials.
- Call for and assist local fire and rescue personnel as needed.
- Assist area police with investigations on campus.
- Provide security services such as parking and traffic direction and crowd control for special events, setting up traffic/parking barricades as appropriate.
- Provide special transportation and escort services as needed.
- Assist students, faculty, staff, and visitors with problems involving keys, locks, doors, cars and other such related problems.
- Provide visitors with directions and general campus information.
- Assist in overseeing the activities of student workers.
- Prepare all required paperwork for security activities.
- Perform other related duties as required.
High School education plus two to three years of relevant work experience, including one year of directly related security or law enforcement training or experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
- Good working knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.
- Good working knowledge of fire prevention and fire fighting methods.
- First aid training.
- Knowledge of CPR desirable.
- Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals, in some instances under stressful, dangerous and/or emergency conditions.
- Ability to handle emergency situations calmly and efficiently.
- Demonstrated integrity.
- Ability to train and oversee the work of student staff.
- Physical ability to perform all job duties.
- Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.