Part time Security Officer, Lebanon Campus, 2 positions available
This position will be at the Lebanon Campus.
Responsible for patrolling and inspecting the assigned campus and providing safety and security to all students, staff, faculty, and visitors as necessary. This class also conducts investigations; enforces conduct regulations; and completes appropriate safety and security documents as required. Some positions may provide work direction to lower level Officers in the absence of the Supervisor.
Position will be second shift, Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Other hours as assigned.
Offer of employment will be contingent upon the completion of a physical agility assessment.
1. Patrols college campus and inspects interior and exterior of buildings for obvious signs of damage, break-in, or unusual activity; monitors surveillance cameras and responds to reports of damage or malfunction from students, faculty, and visitors.
2. Responds to calls for escort, assistance, policy enforcement, medical help, or safety; collects information, assists with possible medical emergencies, and determines need for further action.
3. Enforces parking and traffic violations; issues citations and provides traffic assistance and control.
4. Performs administrative support activities, such as relaying communications, researching information, creating statistical reports, writing and filing incident reports, and providing related support.
5. Conducts armed money escorts as requested to transport college assets.
6. Provides security for special events; enforces policies and regulations concerning traffic, crowds, and college equipment and grounds.
7. Conducts preliminary investigations of suspicious or criminal activity; gathers information and determines what steps need to be taken.
8. Conducts safety checks of building interiors, emergency doors, fire extinguishers, and emergency lighting.
9. May act as a lead officer, assigning work schedules, providing direction and guidance, and recommending training as needed.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Patrols college campus, conducts safety checks of emergency doors & lighting as well as fire extinguishers. Inspects interior and exterior of buildings for obvious signs of damage, break-in or unusual activity; monitors surveillance cameras and responds to calls for service from students, faculty and visitors.
2. Officers are first responders and will respond to calls for policy enforcement, medical emergencies and local, state, federal law violations while also coordinating with outside agencies for assistance as needed. Officers will also respond to calls for escort, assistance and other service calls as requested while determining need for further action, including running to respond to an emergency; defense against or restraint of an assailant; and assisting or dragging someone to safety.
3. Conducts armed money escorts as requested to transport college assets.
4. Enforces parking and traffic violations; provides traffic assistance and control.
5. Conducts preliminary investigations of suspicious or criminal activity; gathers information and determines next steps to be taken.
6. Provides security for special events; enforces policies and regulations concerning traffic, crowds and college equipment and grounds.
7. Performs administrative support activities such as completing incident reports, relaying communications and researching information.
8. Bears and will use firearms as a last resort to protect him/herself and others from death and/or serious bodily injury.
9. Attends all required training sessions.
10. In the absence of a supervisory officer, may provide day-to-day guidance to other security officers.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications: Minimum Education and Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D. and one year of experience in law enforcement, security, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
PA Act 235 Lethal Weapons with Firearms (or PA Act 120 w/the understanding that PA Act 235 must be obtained prior to start date)
Offer of employment will be contingent upon the completion of a physical agility assessment.Licensing Requirements
Licensing Requirements (legally required):
-PA Act 235 Lethal Weapons with Firearms (or PA Act 120 w/the understanding that PA Act 235 must be obtained prior to start date)
-Valid Driver’s License
Must pass HACC’s Security Department Physical Agility Test.
Positions in this class typically require: standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Incumbents may be subjected to odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, disruptive people, imminent danger, and a threatening environment.
Experience working in a college setting with a customer service/community policing approachAdditional Knowledge and Skills:
-Law enforcement weapons and equipment
-Principles and practices of patrol and crime prevention
-Applicable campus, local, state, and federal laws and regulations
-Report preparation techniques
-Customer service principles
-Computer operation and related software applications
-Using a variety of law enforcement weapons and equipment
-Applying and interpreting law enforcement principles and practices
-Applying applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations
-Maintaining records and preparing reports
-Providing customer service
-Operating a computer and related software applications
-Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
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- Cover Letter
- ACT 235 OR ACT 120 Certification
- Any Other Relevant Document
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(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a high school diploma or GED?
- * Do you have one or more years of experience in law enforcement, security, or related field?
- * Do you have Act 235 Lethal Weapons with Firearms certification (or PA Act 120 with the understanding that PA Act 235 certification must be obtained prior to start date)?
- * Do you have a valid driver's license?
- * Do you have current CPR/AED and First Aid certification or licensing?
- * Do you have experience working in an environment that uses a community policing model?
- * Do you meet all of the physical requirements of this job with or without reasonable accommodations?
- * By completing this application, you agree to work as a member of the College to develop a culture of inclusion, diversity, civility and respect for every member of our community. Further, that you will demonstrate commitment and sensitivity to the importance of inclusion and diversity. Do you agree with this statement?