Campus Safety/Security Officer - PT

Lawrenceville, GA
Jul 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Campus Safety/Security Officer - PT

Job Category:

Public Safety - 7010320

Business & Finance

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The Campus Safety and Security Officer works in the protection of life and property through enforcement of regulations and performance of safety and security duties. Duties include limited protective work in guarding and securing buildings, grounds and facilities against loss or damage. The position ensures monitoring and inspecting buildings and grounds for safety. Additionally, the position includes security procedures and regulation enforcement.

  • Patrol campus on foot, in vehicles or on bicycle in order to assist with crime prevention, direct traffic, provide service or assistance to employees or visitors to campus, and to enforce parking regulations.
  • Direct traffic for campus events using barricades, traffic cones and flashlights.
  • Complete documents such as daily activity reports, warning reports, incident reports, safety inspection forms, security violation reports, parking tickets, narrative reports, and motorist assist waiver forms, and other forms which pertain to campus security, parking, campus policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Inspect fire extinguishers and other safety-related equipment when directed.
  • When directed, secure campus buildings and unlock campus buildings.
  • Operate two-way radio and answer telephone.
  • Inspect and monitor fire and safety alarm systems and request service when needed on such systems.
  • Unlock car doors and assist motorists upon request.
  • Perform safety escort on campus upon request.
  • Assist regular campus police officers upon request.
  • Participate in training activities including classroom, seminar, or field training.
  • Respond to alarms and assist in building emergency plans.
  • Work may involve the use of independent judgment in responding to emergencies.
  • Employees may be assigned to day, evening and/or night shifts and may be called to work odd hours for special events or activities on campus.
  • Work is frequently performed out of doors in all weather conditions.
  • Work is performed under general supervision and in accordance with established routine and is checked by superior officers through personal inspections, review of reports, and discussions with employees.
  • Issue and install door lock cores.
  • Supervise student security patrols.
  • Coordinate security issues with resident hall advisors.
  • Teach security classes to resident hall students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must pass pre-employment testing (if applicable), criminal history check (no felony convictions or
    convictions of moral turpitude), background check, drug test.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some knowledge of security methods, practices, and procedures and ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations.
  • Ability to observe unusual or extraordinary events to specific situations.
  • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions from supervisor and to read and comprehend material (written in English) at the level encountered on the job.
  • Ability to enforce parking regulations.
  • Ability to remember names, faces, details of accidents, and to memorize locations, buildings, and places on campus.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick and effective courses of action with due regard to surrounding circumstances.
  • Ability to complete forms for reporting activities and prepare clear and comprehensive reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, students, college employees and visitors to campus.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Depending upon specific duties, position may require a Collegeissued
uniform or shirt to ensure employees engaged in representing the College to the community
are clearly identified as such. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one
office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with
people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the
job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status: