Security Officer

Location: Parker, CO
Date Posted: 11-21-2017
Rocky Vista University in Parker, Colorado has an immediate opening for a Security Guard to work Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am - 7 pm.  
RVU Security department is open 365 days a year 24/7 this position may be required to work holidays as applies to shift.
Position requires applicant to walk and stand for long periods of time. Along with inside and outside patrol.
Applicant will be required to attend monthly staff meeting and/or training 1-4 hours maximum a month.
The Security Department offers shift bids a minimum of once a year.  Above shift could change as needs of department changes.  Plenty of notice is always given if change is needed.
RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance,
paid vacation, sick and holidays.

 
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Provide Security service for the campus and University through patrol of buildings, grounds, and parking lots.
Work hours will be:
     - Saturday, 7pm - 7am
     - Sunday, 7pm - 7am
     - Monday, 11pm - 7am
     - Tuesday, 11pm - 7am.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization and provides continuous, quality work.
  2. Demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors and participates in organization and departmental safety programs.
  3. Patrol building, grounds, parking lots, and report incidents on campus to Supervisor, and/or Head of Security to determine appropriate security responses to incidents.
  4. Answer all emergency calls within the College including but not limited to medical emergencies, personnel safety, theft and fire; contact emergency agencies as needed; develop and maintain a positive working relationship with Faculty, Staff, Students and local law enforcement and fire officials.
  5. Monitor closed circuit television camera system; manage access control system and badges.  Issue parking permits; lock and unlock entries and exits for authorized usage.
  6. Ability to keep records and utilize computer to complete and maintain all paperwork related to public safety including incident reports, theft, injury reports and reports on unsafe or hazardous conditions.
  7. Establish and maintain contacts with relevant external agencies concerned with safety and security; formulate rapid response systems with appropriate law enforcement agencies.
  8. Operate public address system in the event of an emergency and assist Supervisor and/or Head of Security and Security in identifying high risk areas and initiate actions to reduce risk exposure.
  9. Enforce State, Federal, and College policies on campus.  Provide safety escorts to various locations on campus for staff and students.
  10.  Receive lost and found; attempt to identify the proper owner.
  11. Assure that all exterior areas are patrolled and clear at all times during snow/winter and that walkways and parking lots are clear to avoid falling of the public, staff, faculty and students. 
  12. Perform all other duties and projects as assigned.
  13. Other duties and/or responsibilities that are (1) important but may not be required of all incumbents for successful job performance, (b) do not take much time to complete, and/or (c) do not significantly alter the outcomes for successful job  performance.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
  1. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  2. Must obey and comply with all RVU standard operating procedures.
  3. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with staff, faculty, students, local and State agencies and visitors.
  4. Must be upbeat, positive, outgoing, personable and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups.
  5. Ability to work effectively in a team-based multicultural environment.
  6. Able to work independently and provide direct report to Supervisor and/or Head of Security.
  7. Must be able to balance priorities while paying attention to detail when working on multiple projects.
  8. Computer skills such as Outlook and word.
  9. Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
  10. 18 consecutive months experience as a Security Officer.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  1. May be asked to periodically work different shifts/schedules as needed.
  2. High School diploma.
  3. Minimum of 1 – 2 consecutive years as a security officer or law enforcement.
  4. If RVU holiday fall on your scheduled work day you may be required to periodically work different shifts/schedules.

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.
 
Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. 
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