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Security Officer - Temporary

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2017-0239Staf-P
Working Title Security Officer - Temporary
Position Type Temp
Department Safety and Security
Job Summary/Basic Function

Provides security for college students, staff, visitors, buildings and facilities. Must be committed to serving a diverse college community. Actively participates in and contributes to continuous quality improvement.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED.
Two (2) years’ experience in security, law enforcement or related field.
Must have CPR, First Aid, and AED certification or complete this training within 60 days of employment.
Must possess a valid NM driver’s license.
Background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Posting Date 07/05/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Pay Range
Physical Demands

•The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
•The work is typically performed indoors and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to machinery with moving parts.
•The work requires the use or protective devices, such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.
•May be assigned day, swing, and/or graveyard shift.
•Work schedule may include weekends, holidays and during campus closures.

Job Duties


•Patrols the campus to detect and deter crimes and violations; monitor security/ surveillance cameras; escorts students and visitors to and from campus areas; provides assistance to motorists; directs traffic; issues parking citations; monitors parking lots; locks and unlocks facilities; logs property into lost and found; maintains shift daily activity report.
•Responds to all campus emergencies.
•Investigates accidents, incidents, suspicious persons, and allegations of violations of college policies.
•Prepares incident reports in a timely manner.
•Provides appropriate intervention to de-escalate confrontational situations.
•Notifies the proper authorities or administrative staff concerning criminal and campus policy violations.
•Monitors all fire applications; conducts emergency evacuations and fire drills; reports unsafe conditions and practices to proper persons.
•Monitors bio-mass and computer server rooms to ensure proper operation.
•Conducts monthly inspections of fire extinguishers, emergency notification towers, elevator phones, automated external defibrillators, and exterior and interior lighting.
•Performs related duties as assigned.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

Supplemental Questions

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