Security Officer H-340

Employer
Christopher Newport University
Location
Newport News, VA

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Working Title:

Security Officer H-340

Role Title:

Security Officer I

Position Number:

H-340

FLSA:

Non Exempt

Pay Band:

1

Appointment Type:

Part Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

Is Sensitive Position?:

Yes

If Sensitive Position, please paste statement:

This position is a sensitive position and requires that finalist applicants undergo a fingerprint-based criminal history check.

Designated Personnel:

Yes

If Designated Personnel, please paste statement:

This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

Statement of Economic Interest:

No

Is this a restricted position subject to availability of funding?:

No

Departmental Objective:

The Security Division within the CNU Police Department is responsible for the safety and security of the faculty, staff, students, guests and the property of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Christopher Newport University.

Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of this position is to provide assistance to the University Police Department with providing physical security for designated locations and events.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:

Required:

Ability to flex to buildings / areas on campus as business need dictates

Demonstrated ability to follow instructions

Ability to understand the CNU Police Department rules and regulations

Ability to work under adverse weather conditions, stand, walk, climb, carry and lift at least 20 lbs. for extended periods of time

Ability to work rotating shifts, day, nights, weekends and holidays

Basic knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment

Good interpersonal communication and public contact skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to successfully pass a thorough background investigation to determine suitability to work with restricted law enforcement information

Ability to successfully complete the Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification

Ability to work under pressure in response to emergency situations

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and the public

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Ability to make decisions consistent with the mission and function of the CNU Police Department and university

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license.

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Education Preferred: Department of Criminal Justice Services security officer (unarmed) certification. Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification.

Experience Preferred: Prior experience working in a university public safety capacity.

Role Code:

69111

Salary Information:

$15.50

Conditions of Employment:

Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.

This is an HOURLY position and does NOT entitle the incumbent to Commonwealth of Virginia benefits and is limited to 1500 hours in a 365-day period;

Selected candidate will be required to attend a 3-Day New Employee Orientation Program.

Selected candidate must have the ability to work under adverse weather conditions, stand, walk, climb, carry and lift at least 20 lbs. for extended periods of time;

Selected candidate must have the ability to work rotating shifts, day, nights, weekends and holidays;

Selected candidate must have the ability to successfully pass a thorough background investigation to determine suitability to work with restricted law enforcement information;

Selected candidate must have the ability to successfully complete the Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification.

Number of Vacancies:

5

Posting Date:

09/23/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please Note: Applications for this position require a resume and cover letter to be attached in order to be considered.

Please Note: “See resume” is not acceptable for all police department positions.

This is a Continuous Recruitment for multiple positions. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants will be notified when their application is no longer active. Continuous Recruitment may be closed at any time.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the jobs.cnu.edu website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/11942

EEO Statement:

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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