Property Security Officer

Job description

Requisition Number:


Position Number:


Position Classification Title:

Property Security Officer

Functional Title:

Property Security Officer

Position Type:


University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The UNCG Police Department is committed to providing the highest level of campus law enforcement services available. Our officers and employees are highly trained and dedicated individuals whose personal mission is to make sure campus community’s experience at UNCG is not only memorable and successful but also safe. We are counting on everyone to not only take responsible for their own safety but the safety of others. The police department offers these and other programs to help our Spartans achieve a safe and secure community.

Position Summary:

Positions in this banded class perform protective, security, enforcement and public contact work in support of campus operations. Work involves securing, guarding, and protecting property and grounds by patrolling the interior and exterior of facilities via foot, vehicle, bicycle, or other mode of transport and by monitoring activities using surveillance cameras, alarm panels, card access, or other electronic security systems. Work includes guarding property against fire, damage, theft, or other hazards; monitoring assigned areas for possible violation of policies, regulations, and rules of conduct; recognizing and reporting unusual, suspicious, or hazardous situations; providing information and assistance to the public; operating and maintaining security and enforcement equipment; and maintaining related records and reports. Work requires knowledge of the standard safety, surveillance, security and/or parking enforcement practices and equipment; basic knowledge of standard methods of reporting and handling emergencies such as disturbances and fires, medical and security threats; knowledge of applicable policies, rules, and regulations. Positions maintain confidentiality and discretion in the course of conducting business; they work individually and/or with others, and they adapt to change and circumstances. Positions may require shift, weekend, and/or overtime work.

Minimum Qualifications:


Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:


Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of UNCG and/or UNCG Police Department

Previous security/Law enforcement experience

Alternate Option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to upload a list of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  1. Name,
  2. Company Name,
  3. Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  4. Email Address
  5. Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $54,265

Org #-Department:

Public Safety & Police - 57001

Work Hours of Position:

6:30 am to 6:30 pm OR 6:30 pm to 6:30 am

Number of Months per Year:


Job Family:

Law Enforcement & Public Safety

Career Banded Title:

Property Security Officer

Open Date:


Close Date:






Salary Grade Equivalency:


Key Responsibility:

Report Writing/RMS/ExacqVision/Medical Reports, and Found Property

Essential Tasks:

Effectively and accurately document activities as well as all activities related to the performance of their duties (i.e. Evidence Module for found property and Ordinance Violation Tickets for Non-emergency Medical Reports., etc.).

Apply available technology for the purpose of recording, storing, and retrieving any documents created by themselves or any other officer (i.e. MVR when they are issued BWC, ExacqVision when completing an Information Report or adding a Supplemental Report for a case, etc.).

Key Responsibility:

Calls for Service/Response Times

Essential Tasks:

A monthly report of calls for service is used to determine, compare, and contrast the average security officer’s workload.

Perform work within the average workload for calls for service and also demonstrate a balance of self-initiated activity.

Respond within a reasonable about of time to calls for service.

Key Responsibility:


Essential Tasks:

Ensure they lock all the appropriate doors/buildings during their shift and provide unlocks in a timely manner.


Knowledge - Technical

Competency Description:

Understanding of protective, security, and enforcement practices. Knowledge and skill in basic first aid. Ability to apply considerable knowledge of property security and enforcement procedures. Thorough knowledge of the policies, rules, and regulations applicable to the property being guarded, sufficient to explain, apply, and enforce the policies, rules, and regulations. Organizational awareness and working knowledge of the infrastructure of the assigned area. Proficiency in using a variety of security and enforcement equipment, which may include parking meters, vehicle boots, gates, alarm panels, radios, cameras, and electronic ticketing devices. Ability to use the full functionality of security/surveillance systems. May require ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment. Ability to keep abreast of developments in security practices.

Competency Level:



Communication Skills

Competency Description:

Ability to listen and understand messages and instructions from others. Ability to gather information as needed. Ability to transmit radio messages using established protocols and procedures. Ability to provide routine responses to general requests for information. Ability to maintain logs and records. Ability to acquire basic understanding of working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and emergency response personnel, and the general public.

Competency Level:



Security, Patrol, & Enforcement

Competency Description:

Ability to patrol, monitor, and guard an area with a higher assessed risk. Ability to issue warnings or citations. Ability to assist in emergency response. Ability to provide support for special events; ability to control and direct traffic of people and vehicles; ability to erect barricades; ability to provide motorist assistance.

Competency Level:



Decision Making

Competency Description:

Ability to analyze situations in order to make quick, sound decisions; ability to recognize critical incidents; ability to initiate action based upon acquired information and knowledge of operating procedures.

Competency Level:


Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - O, Vision-Skilled Trades - O, Reading - O, Writing - O, Eye-hand coordination - O, Vision-Color Distinction - O, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - O, Vision-Visual inspection - O, Vision-Measuring/Assembling at distance close to eye - O, Hearing - O, Talking - O, Standing - O, Sitting - O, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - O, Lifting-30-60 lbs. - O, Lifting-60-90 lbs. - O, Lifting-90 plus lbs. - O, Pushing/Pulling - O, Climbing-Stairs - O, Climbing-Ladders - O, Bending - O, Squatting - O, Crawling - O, Reaching - O

Work Environment:

Driving - Car/Truck - O, Driving - Standar/Automatic - O, Location - Roof - O, Equipment/Machines - Heights - O, Equipment/Machines - Roofs - O, Equipment/Machines - Ladders - O, Equipment/Machines - Step Stools - O, Night/Dark - O, Extreme noise levels - O, Extreme temperatures - O, Inside - O, Outside - O, Ventilation ConditionsDust - O, Ventilation ConditionsFumes - O, Ventilation ConditionsChemicals - O, Ventilation ConditionsGases - O, Exposure to potential Hazardous Conditions - O, Chemical Spills - O, Gas Leaks - O, Infectious Bacteria - O, Acidic Harsh or Oily Substances - O, Use of Respirator - O, Electrical Hazards - O, Overtime - O




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Job No:
Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 11/28/2020
Work Type: Full Time