Security Officer IIIRole Code:
Security OfficerPosition Number:
Northern VA Community CollegeDivision:
NV280-VP AdministrationWork Location:
Fairfax County - 059Hiring Range:
$20 per hr.Emergency/Essential Personnel:
D-Protective Service WorkersFull Time or Part Time:
Part TimeWork Schedule:
Weekend shift – 7AM-7PM Saturday and SundaySensitive Position:
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream “Leader College,” NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff. With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation’s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas. NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA’s Annual Security Reports.Special Assignments:
General Description: This position is responsible for providing security and safety functions on the NVCC campuses and all property owned by the College and to provide a safe and secure environment.
Duties and Tasks: Duties encompass patrol, site and building access, assisting the public, information exchange and reporting unusual or emergency conditions to the appropriate authorities.
Essential Functions: •Patrol and Services
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.KSA's/Required Qualifications:
Required KSAs: •Ability to complete DCJS Campus Security Officer training certification. Preferred Qualifications:
•Ability to follow instructions.
•Good oral and written communication skills. •Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the laws of the Commonwealth, local ordinances and College policies through performance of daily tasks.
•Ability to maintain positive public relations. •Ability to meet physical demands of job duties.
•Pass a background investigation, psychological and physical exam.
Minimum Qualifications: •High school diploma or equivalent.
•Must be 21 years of age.
•United States citizen or legal resident alien of the United States.
•Qualification for appointment as a campus security officer under DCJS guidelines.
•Training related to the duties of the position.
•Valid Virginia state driver’s license and clean driving record.
•No criminal record.
•Previous experience as a security officer preferably in the field of college, university or high security enforcement Operation of a State Vehicle:
•Security work experience and/or physical security and protection of assets training.
•Previous emergency services experience.
•Previous military experience.
•Experience using radio communications equipment.
PublicNumber of Vacancies:
5Job Open Date:
10/04/2021Open Until Filled:
https://www.nvcc.edu/Background Check Statement Disclaimer:
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/EEO Statement:
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.ADA Statement:
The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.Governor's Mandate Message:
Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional details regarding how to request an accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirements will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employees who are unvaccinated.E-Verify Statement:
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.Quicklink for Posting: