Security Officer, Senior
Posting Code: 2876412
Work type: Classified
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Safety and Security
The primary purpose of the Senior Security Officer is to provide a safe and secure environment for students, staff, faculty, and community members to learn, work, and visit. The Senior Security Officer also provides security services for facilities and grounds. He/she provides patrol, housing, and event coverage as needed.Level Scope:
Applies skills and job knowledge in area of specialization; may adapt procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet needs of area of specialization; may work on non-routine tasks; resolves issues/makes working decisions within area of specialization or responsibility with minimal supervision.Essential Functions:
The Security Officer,Senior must:
● Campus Security Authority: This position is identified as a “Campus Security Authority (CSA)” per the federal law known as the Clery Act. Per this law, the employee is required to report any crimes that he/she becomes aware of to the Clery Compliance Officer. Additionally, CSAs are required to complete annual training prescribed by the Clery Compliance Officer.
● Responds to calls for assistance; assists in calming, controlling, and restraining combative, intoxicated, and/or aggressive individuals; maintains surveillance of potentially volatile situations; contacts local law enforcement agencies for assistance regarding potential problem situations; directs and participates in searches of buildings and surrounding area; assures timely evacuation in case of fire or other disaster; prepares written reports.
● Provides for safety and security of residents and staff; enforces university policies and procedures; patrols campus and outbuildings to prevent vandalism and detect fires; patrols buildings ensuring that doors are locked and searches the facility when a door is found unlocked; observes movement on campus and uses radio to advise of disturbances or suspicious occurrences; reports safety hazards; conducts searches for contraband; investigates vandalism and theft; checks and logs security lights; reports mechanical malfunctions; may be asked to be the signing party on a police citation as a University representative; may make minor emergency maintenance repairs to ensure safety; may check the steam pressure and water level in the boilers.
● Escort residents to and from living areas; may provide back-up services for living unit personnel; may maintain precautions to prevent runaways and unauthorized absences of residents; may transport residents to and from area hospital, airport, or other points of origin/destination.
● Accurately write Incident Reports and Daily Officer Logs.
● Assist housing staff in the residence halls and campus housing areas with issues such as domestic disturbances, drug/alcohol incidents, disruptive/mentally disturbed subjects, fire alarms, etc. when requested.
● Provide initial assessment and intervention on confrontations between individuals on university owned properties.
● Communicate security related needs and information to various Boise State University departments, Boise Police Department (including university dispatch officers), and other non-campus entities via person to person contact, telephone, e-mail, etc.
● Assist law enforcement agencies with matters relating to Boise State students, staff, and/or faculty.
● Give safety presentations to groups or individuals; standby/assist Housing, Dean of Students, and other staff members when they are conducting interviews, advising people of discipline procedures or termination, escort people in and out of University owned/occupied buildings and/or spaces.
● Support DPS operations and complete lock-out and jumpstarts as requested.
● Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective security operations.
● Ability to communicate and convey information effectively.
● Be able to pass a criminal background check including a fingerprint check.
● Good knowledge of self-defense measures, First Aid/CPR/AED, security problems and safety hazards as they relate to the university setting which includes a large complex of buildings and grounds, students, staff, faculty, and community members.
● Experience performing investigations incidental to security activities and completing investigative reports.
Experience: applying fire and life safety hazards; evaluating and handling disturbances and security emergencies reading, applying, and following written and oral instructions; writing business reports, investigative reports, or detailed documentation; typing or using a keyboard.
At least 2 year experience in a security related field, preferably in a college or university setting
Possession of a current Idaho Drivers License upon employment
Preferred Qualifications:● Prior experience at an educational institution
● First Aid CPR
● ICS: 100, 200 and 700
● Current knowledge of best practices in security fieldsSalary and Benefits:
This position pays $12.25 to $14.91 per hour depending on experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://hrs.boisestate.edu/benefits/.Required Application Materials:
● Cover Letter
● Three References
Advertised: October 02, 2020
Applications close: October 18, 2020