Security Officer - Armed

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Security Officer - Armed

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa


Administrative Affairs

Location Address:

700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74106
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

13.50 - 15.08, Hourly

Work Schedule:


Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Security Officers are responsiblefor maintaining the security of people, buildings, and their contents, andpreventing break-ins and theft through guarding and surveillance. Securityofficers work in a range of environments and are expected to deal with a widerange of situations as they occur; ensuring that businesses, properties, andvaluables are protected from harm. The role of a security officer will dependon the nature of the company or premises being secured.

Skills& Knowledge:
Responsibilities could involvebut are not limited to:
-Individually patrolling agiven area
-Monitoring a building via closed circuit television
-Managing door control for entertainment venues such as bars and night clubs
-Maintaining security at organization locations, car parks, and events
-Travelling with valuable goods in a specialist security vehicle
-Patrolling one or several premises
-Monitoring activity outside and inside premises through observation andclosed-circuit television
-Signing in visitors to a building
-Sorting post and checking suspicious packages
-Performing checks on building traffic (the people going in and out of abuilding)
-Recording any suspicious activity and taking any necessary action
-Guarding valuables or cash (typically in a secure vehicle)
-Communicating relevant information to other security officers viawalkie-talkies or other communication devices
-Giving directions and other information to visitors
-Getting to know fellow security officers and other colleagues (building uprelationships usually makes the job a lot easier)
-Writing reports for the police or courts
-Conducting general reception duties
-Creating and distributing building access cards
-Managing the car park (if the premises have one)

There may be exposure to physical danger, such as:
1. Dangerous criminal elements
2. Arrest situations
3. Mentally deranged persons
4. Traffic accidents
5. Unruly crowds
6. Exposure to disease or hazardous materials during emergency responses
7. Various weather and hazardous conditions, which may be unpleasant.

This position requires theability to lift and carry 75 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp,feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or withoutreasonable accommodations.
This position also may require walking and running up or down multiple flightsof stairs, chasing a fleeing suspect a moderate distance (up to ½ mile),detaining a suspect and maintaining custody, lifting or pulling aninjured person to safety, operating a security vehicle in routine and emergencysituations, and standing and/or walking continuously for a regular eight-hourshift.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: Ensure all employment history is correct and complete, including employer name/position title, dates of employment, salary, supervisor name/contact information, work experience and reason for leaving. Be sure to complete the Education and Skills/Certifications/Licenses sections with the corresponding information as requested i.e. type of degree/certification, dates received/expire. An Edit button is on the far right to add/change information.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required:-High School/GED
-Valid Oklahoma driver license
-Current Oklahoma CLEET License in: Phase 1 (Basic), Phase 2 (Officer) andPhase 4 (Firearms)

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 5/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time