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Harn Museum Senior Security Guard

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Closing date
Jul 28, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 517384
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Law/Enforcement/Compliance
Department:57810300 - HN-SECURITY

Classification Title:

Security Guard II

Job Description:

Specific duties include:

  • Greet and welcome guests to the museum.
  • Provide professional and positive interaction with all visitors and staff of the museum.
  • Provide excellent customer service and general and directional information to guests.
  • Perform routine patrol of designated areas.
  • Conduct opening and closing procedures of the museum.
  • Coordinate and prepare paperwork that facilitates the daily activities of the security staff.
  • Provide timely and accurate information to the Security Supervisor and Director of Finance and Operations on unusual conditions or situations within the Museum.
  • Investigate incidents resulting in loss or damage to art or museum facilities, provide and obtain written and oral reports about security incidents.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and personnel training of security plans and procedures for the protection of art on the premises.
  • Inspect packages and monitor building access to ensure that access is granted to those authorized.
  • Work with the Museum Rentals team to assist with setup and breakdown of equipment, chairs, and tables for museum events.
  • Provide security escorts, as assigned, for maintenance or other activities throughout the museum.
  • Work collaboratively with University of Florida Police Department, UF Facility Services, vendors, and all UF departments across campus.
  • Perform on-call responsibilities as assigned.
  • Advertised Salary:

    $15.45 per hour

    Minimum Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong customer service skills and experience.
  • Previous experience in security.
  • While projecting a positive attitude, work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Experience working and communicating with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to recognize dangerous or potentially dangerous situations, respond calmly and determine proper course of action.
  • Experience with de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to security programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of basic first aid, or First Aid/AED certification.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of references.

    This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

    Application must be submitted by 11:55 pm (ET) of the posting end date.

    Health Assessment Required:Yes

    Advertised: 15 Jul 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: 28 Jul 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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