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Security Officer- Armed

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
1111 W. 17th St. Tulsa, OK, 74107
Closing date
Jul 7, 2021

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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:

1111 W. 17th St.
Tulsa, OK, 74107

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

13.50 - 15.18, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Typically, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week; occasional evenings, weekends, and overtime as needed

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Security Officers are responsible for maintaining the security of people, buildings, and their contents, and preventing break-ins and theft through guarding and surveillance. Security officers work in a range of environments and are expected to deal with a wide range of situations as they occur; ensuring that businesses, properties, and valuables are protected from harm. The role of a security officer will depend on the nature of the company or premises being secured.

Environmental Hazards:
There may be exposure tophysical danger, such as:
1. Dangerous criminalelements
2. Arrestsituations
3. Mentally derangedpersons
4. Trafficaccidents
5. Unruly crowds
6. Exposure to diseaseor hazardous materials during emergency responses
7. Various weather andhazardous conditions, which may be unpleasant.

Skills & Knowledge:
Responsibilities couldinvolve but are not limited to:
-Individually patrollinga given area
-Monitoring a buildingvia closed circuit television
-Managing door controlfor entertainment venues such as bars and night clubs
-Maintaining security atorganization locations, car parks, and events
-Travelling withvaluable goods in a specialist security vehicle
-Patrolling one orseveral premises
-Monitoring activityoutside and inside premises through observation and closed-circuit television
-Signing in visitors toa building
-Sorting post andchecking suspicious packages
-Performing checks onbuilding traffic (the people going in and out of a building)
-Recording anysuspicious activity and taking any necessary action
-Guarding valuables orcash (typically in a secure vehicle)
-Communicating relevantinformation to other security officers via walkie-talkies or othercommunication devices
-Giving directions andother information to visitors
-Getting to know fellowsecurity officers and other colleagues (building up relationships usually makesthe job a lot easier)
-Writing reports for thepolice or courts
-Conducting generalreception duties
-Creating anddistributing building access cards
-Managing the car park(if the premises have one)

Physical Requirements:
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 upor down multiple flights of stairs, chasing a fleeing suspect a moderatedistance (up to ½ mile), detaining a suspect and maintaining custody, lifting or pulling an injured person to safety, operating a security vehicle inroutine and emergency situations, and standing and/or walking continuously fora regular eight-hour shift.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, please ensure all employment history is correct and complete. An Edit button (on the right) is available which allows you to add information.
In addition, OSU Medicine’s Customer Service Philosophy is:
“We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch.”
We achieve our service standards with employee behaviors centered on safety, courtesy, presentation, and efficiency.
Safety is:
-Be aware of environment
-Be intentional in your actions
-Ensure accuracy
-Mitigate potential hazards
Courtesy is:
-Welcome and actively engage in a friendly and respectful manner
-Be responsive, polite, and helpful
-Demonstrate care and concern
-Show appreciation and say “Thank You”
Presentation is:
-Be professional
-Have a clean and neat appearance
-Maintain a clean and organized work area
-Remember what you represent at all times
Efficiency is:
-Respond to needs in a timely manner
-Organize and prioritize your work
-Be available and respect others’ time
-Be innovative Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:


-High School/GED

-Valid Oklahoma driver license

-Current Oklahoma CLEET License in: Phase 1 (Basic), Phase 2 (Officer) and Phase 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.


Working at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Our mission is to educate, train, and prepare tomorrow’s health leaders, practitioners and scientists to serve rural and under served Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also consists of the OSU Medicine clinics, where we provide vital patient care to Tulsa and surrounding communities.

About Us

Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences was founded in 1972 and is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as graduate programs in forensics, biomedicine, healthcare and athletic training.   Our core business is education; and it takes more than 500 faculty and staff members to run our institution.  Our mission is to educate and train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other healthcare professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahomans.  We offer more than 10 different specialty clinics to care for patients in the area. 

Our Culture

We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.  We seek excellence in all our endeavors and are committed to continuous improvement.   We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.  We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.   We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.  We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Our Jobs

Below is a sample of the kinds of jobs we offer at OSU-CHS:

  • Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Building Engineers
  • Physicians
  • Patient Service Reps
  • Network Administrators
  • Faculty positions

Our Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Generous vacation/sick time accruals
  • 100% Tuition waiver for dependent children after 2 years of employment
  • And more!

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch!


Our Service Standards

  1. Safety
  2. Courtesy
  3. Presentation
  4. Efficiency
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