Job Description

Guard (Part-time)
Department
Campus Safety & Security
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Job Description Summary
The work involves responsibility for the protection of public buildings or grounds or property from harm, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, or other unlawful activity or equipment failure. A guard performs routine security duties to deter, observe, detect and/or report incidents in order to prevent unlawful or unauthorized activity or to protect public property, buildings, equipment, etc.
This part-time Guard position is for coverage in the Residence Halls. Hours will be 10:00pm – 6:00am, 2 days per week during the Academic year only (10 month position). The part-time Guard will be assigned primarily to do rounds and to staff a security station in the Residence Hall.
Specific days TBD. Up to 17 hours per week.
Major Responsibilities
The work typically includes patrolling public buildings and grounds at night when the facilities are closed for business, unoccupied or closed to the public. An employee in this class does not exercise supervision.
Does related work as required.
Walks through public buildings or grounds on a regular or scheduled basis to detect fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, equipment failures or any suspicious findings to protect the property from threat, harm or theft.
Reports any and all suspicious activity or illegal activity on an immediate basis as required in an emergency.
Closes or locks doors, windows or fire doors according to prescribed routines, to deter criminal activity or accidental loss.
Examines doors, windows, gates and locks to determine their security.
Watches for and reports irregularities to designated personnel.
Gives directions or answers questions for visitors to assist them in locating their destination or informing them of pertinent information.
Questions people who appear to be loitering to determine their reasons for their presence; may order those without legitimate purpose to leave the premises.
May make rounds and punch a clock or register at watch stations to record times of inspection trips.
May assist in crowd control at special events.
Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must meet the requirements as set forth under New York State Law for Security Guards and overseen by the New York State Department of State.
The following training courses are required:
Security Guard (unarmed)
Initial Training Requirements:
8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training- A general introductory course. You must complete this course and submit a copy of the certificate issued to you with your security guard application.
16 Hour On-The-Job Training (OJT) – A course relevant to the duties of guards, requirements of the work site, and the needs of the employer. You must complete this training within 90 days of employment as a security guard.
Annual Training Requirement:
8 Hour Annual In-Service Training – This course must be completed each calendar year you hold a security guard registration. Your registration is issued for two years, therefore, you must complete two 8 Hour Annual In-Service training courses within your registration effective and expiration dates to be eligible for renewal.
Preferred Qualifications
Current Security Card certification preferred.
Onondaga Community College is licensed by NYS to provide security guard training, which meets the NYS requirement. Current Security Card certification preferred but training can be provided if necessary.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of standard security guard functions.
Ability to learn guard routes and routines.
Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Ability to learn the layout of assigned facilities and the locations of checkpoints.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to recognize breaches of security and obvious maintenance problems which impact on security of facilities.
Ability to relate to visitors in simple spoken exchanges of information.
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates must meet the requirements as set forth under New York State Law for Security Guards and overseen by the New York State Department of State. Current Security Card certification preferred but training can be provided if necessary.
This part-time Guard position is for coverage in the Residence Halls. Hours will be 10:00pm – 6:00am, 2 days per week during the Academic year only (10 month position). The part-time Guard will be assigned primarily to do rounds and to staff a security station in the residence hall.
Specific days TBD. Up to 17 hours per week.
This position is not benefits eligible.
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