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Security Officer [ID: 4797]

St. Petersburg College

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Compensation:$15.75 - $19.69Openings:1PeopleSoft ID:10174 Formal review of applications begins: Oct 31, 2022Department:SecurityLocation:MidtownKey Position Information:

Able to work multiple sites, various schedules (holidays,days,nights, weekends). Have a Security D License & valid drivers license. Able to do emergency call ins, walk/stand for long periods of time, people skills and capable computer skills.

Position Summary:

Incumbents patrol and inspect the campus and provide safety and security related services to all students, staff, faculty and visitors as necessary. Responsibilities may include patrolling campus; responding to calls for assistance; locking and unlocking facilities; assisting citizens with battery jumps, lock-outs, escorts and other services as needed; monitoring security cameras; providing crowd control for events; directing traffic; issuing traffic citations; and maintaining records of all activities and issues. Incumbents may be assigned to monitor a specific facility, such as a parking garage or to a dispatch function.



High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).


Two years experience providing security.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.


  • Security principles and techniques;
  • Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and procedures;
  • Modern office equipment;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Electronic surveillance equipment;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.


  • Monitoring facilities to ensure security and safety;
  • Applying applicable laws, rules, regulations, codes, and procedures;
  • Providing customer service;
  • Reacting quickly and calmly in emergency situations;
  • Maintaining operational records;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.


  • Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion.
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to odors, dusts, poor ventilation, and extreme temperatures.


Security Officer "D" License.

Valid Driver's License.


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency


Secures campus and deters crime by performing foot patrols, bicycle patrols, and/or vehicle patrols of campus facilities, which includes: patrolling parking lots to prevent thefts from vehicles and crimes occurring in vehicles; locking and unlocking classrooms, offices, and other campus facilities; monitoring surveillance cameras; directing traffic; and performing related activities.




Monitors entries to buildings; checks identifications; conducts safety checks of building interiors.




Issues parking tickets; maintains related records of crimes, injuries, incidents, and traffic accidents.




Provides assistance to citizens, which may include: jumping batteries; unlocking cars; providing driving directions; escorting individuals; communicating campus policies; providing general information in person and over the phone; and performing related activities.




Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

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