Security Officer I (Temporary/Part-Time)
Job Requisition Number: 103927
Closing Date: Ongoing
Department: Safety & Security
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
$12.96 hourly up to 29 hours per week
THIS IS A TEMPORARY PART-TIME POOL POSITION. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed when openings become available. Applications remain active for one year from the date received. Hiring departments will review applications only when positions become available.
Applicants must complete the entire online application and include work history even if attaching a resume.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following documents must be attached to the application)
Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
This position is eligible for Veteran’s preference. To claim Veteran's Preference, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application.
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Ensures traffic safety, protection of college property, students, and personnel and the preservation of good order and offers assistance to college personnel, students, and visitors in a courteous and professional manner. Officers are assigned to rotating shifts, and shift assignments are based on department need.
1. Patrols college property in an effort to prevent unauthorized loitering, parking, thefts, and other crimes. Requires the ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
2. Regulates parking and traffic to prevent accidents and congestion; and issues citations for parking violations. Requires the ability to distinguish colors.
3. Opens and locks down buildings at the close of classes and operation; records information on persons entering buildings after business hours; and identifies persons on college property when the college is closed. Requires the ability to climb stairs on a regular basis.
4. Offers assistance to college personnel, students, and visitors in a courteous and professional manner. Requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
5. Responds to emergencies of a medical, criminal and mechanical nature. Requires the ability to run when necessary, maneuver in small spaces, and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
6. Investigates incidents that occur, interviews participants and witnesses, completes incident reports, and documents the issues.
7. Performs other duties as may be required or assigned.
1. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
2. Valid Florida driver’s license or a valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a Florida driver’s license within 30 days of employment.
3. Certified in CPR/First Aid/AED. If not currently certified, must become certified within 6 months of employment. Certification must be kept current and active.
4. Security or related training certificate that meets or exceeds security requirements under Florida Statute 493 Class D License required. Certification must be kept current and active.
5. Demonstrated experience utilizing various Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, Excel) and other applicable software programs (i.e. Security Camera/Access Control Monitoring).
1. Experience as a security officer/guard or in a position with similar duties.
1. Due to the need for emergency adjustments of work schedules or for campus emergencies, the following are necessary for this position:
a. In-residence telephone service or cell phone
b. Dependable transportation
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
1. Knowledge of security operations and procedures.
2. Ability to enforce regulations consistently.
3. Ability to describe people and objects in accurate detail and memorize incidents occurring on campus.
4. Ability to operate a personal computer and its software, compose concise and comprehensive reports in Microsoft Word or other Incident Reporting software and maintain accurate records.
5. Ability to exhibit a professional, courteous demeanor and interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff.
6. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment under routine or adverse conditions.
7. Ability to work different shifts and on various campus locations.
8. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
9. Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as critical thinking ability and ability to make quick decisions in emergency situations.
10. Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
1. Works primarily outdoors and is exposed to sun and other weather conditions.
2. Flexible work locations and hours, including evenings and weekends.
3. Must be able to run when necessary, maneuver in small spaces, and lift and carry up to 50lbs.
4. Travel between buildings and campuses.
5. Acceptable eyesight with/without corrective aid and ability to distinguish colors.
6. Must be able to walk or remain stationary for long periods and regularly climb stairs.
7. Employees of the Campus Safety and Security Department shall present a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance while on duty. It is the intent of the department that all personnel shall be dressed appropriately, consistent with their assigned duties. For additional details, contact the office of Human Resources.
PHYSICAL ABILITY ASSESSMENT:
Per College Policy 1.020 and 2.020, and College Procedure 2.0350:
1. Final hire/appointment of a candidate offered employment in this position is contingent upon the candidate's successful completion of a job-related physical ability assessment.
2. Current employees may be referred for a job-related physical ability assessment or reassessment upon their supervisor’s recommendation and subsequent approval by the Office of Human Resources, or upon the recommendation of the Office of Human Resources.
This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS:
You must first complete and submit the online application along with the resume, then;
While signed into your application profile, click on My Job Applications under My Cover Letters and Attachments;
Click on the + sign to attach documents such as unofficial transcripts, cover letter and/or letters of reference
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.
Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida’s Veteran’s Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant’s military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran’s Preference laws.
To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.
HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:
Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.
To apply please visit https://www.seminolestate.edu/hr/jobs/ - mention CFEC.org job posting.