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Security Specialist B

Company: Community College Of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Posting DetailsPosition InformationPosition Title Security Specialist BRequisition Number SCA00746General DescriptionUnder the supervision and in accordance with the policies of the Community College of Philadelphia, the Security Specialist B is responsible for maintaining campus security and safety. Primary responsibilities involve performing routine security checks, recording observations on conditions within buildings or assigned work area, reporting any unusual occurrences, property damage, or rule violations.The primary work location for this position is the Colleges Main campus. Re-assignment to any of the Colleges Philadelphia campus locations may be needed based on staffing needs. Normal working hours are from 7am to 3pm.#ID23College IntroSuccess starts at Community College of Philadelphia. Innovators and difference makers work at Community College of Philadelphia. Diversity thrives at Community College of Philadelphia. We are a college that is committed to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff. We challenge each other and ourselves to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College and the betterment of Philadelphia. We value and support an intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us and become a part of a community that has long been and will continue to be generators of generational chance in this city and beyond.Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.Specific ResponsibilitiesPatrols designated areas of all college facilities.As directed by supervisor or shift leader, patrols stairwells, classrooms and public restrooms to ensure safety and to detect hazards such as fire, theft, vandalism, etc.Examines credentials such as ID cards, verifies persons against Banner system for legitimacy and purpose for being on college property to prevent entry by unauthorized persons and to maintain a permanent record of those using the facility.Operates badge systems and use computer network environment including but not limited to data entry of on-line incident reporting system.Inspects assigned areas, through electronic tour system or otherwise, for those conditions that may contribute to fire, theft or vandalism and reports such conditions to his/her supervisor.Performs key locking duties, locking and unlocking such areas as authorized; also secure various buildings as required.Monitors and operates alarm monitor screens, CCTV system and remains alert as to the activation of alarm systems, and presence of unauthorized persons or intruders in restricted areas.At the direction of the supervisor or shift leader, after normal hours, escorts employees to their vehicles in the parking lot to ensure their safe departure.Prepares simple but clear, accurate, informative and legible reports.Takes the measures required to ensure that assistance is given when accidents or illness occur, that first aid is provided, and in emergencies, ambulances and/or fire and police are summoned.Assists in college functions involving large numbers of persons.Use and maintain radio and other communications in the total security program.Receives and carries out appropriate assignments, instructions and details given by the Office in Charge.Investigates complaints, conducts investigations to determine the facts, and prepares reports to document dangers and hazards.Travel to regional campus locations as directed.Provide transportation for the Colleges executive staff, as needed.Provide coverage for other shifts, as needed.Other duties as assigned.Minimum QualificationsHigh school diploma or its equivalent (i.e. GED) is required.. Associates degree in Criminal justice or related field preferred. Any and all degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.Minimum of two (2) years experience in security related work required.Ability to travel between the Colleges regional campus locations for work assignments required.Ability to work extended hours and various shifts, as needed, is required.Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.Basic computer proficiency is required.Valid drivers license is required.Experience operating radio, fire and safety systems preferred.Certification in CPR and first aid required, or must be obtained during probationary period.Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment inclusive of students, faculty and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds is required.Preferred QualificationsWork Location Main CampusBenefits SummaryBenefits:Success Starts Here at Community College of Philadelphia. We recognize that our success as a college and the success of our students starts with our employees. Our employees are vital to our success. Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive offer of benefits that are unrivaled by most.Full-time faculty and staff benefits include: College-paid medical, dental, drug, life and disability insurance Tuition remission (for classes at the college) Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution) 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution with employee contribution 5% Flexible spending accounts Paid vacation, holiday and personal time Partial remote work schedule for remote work eligible positionsAdditional College benefits: Winter break: 1 week around the third week in December and New Years Spring Break: 1 week in March Summer Hours: 4-day work week (closed on Fridays) from the 2nd week in May through the 3rd week in AugustFor More information about the College benefits and eligibility based on employee class, please visit: Grade or Rank 5Min Salary/Hourly Rate $17.48Max Salary/Hourly Rate $20.60Job Posting Open Date 03/25/2024Job Posting Close DateType of Position ConfidentialJob CategoryEmployment Status Full-TimeSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsSpecial Instructions to Applicants:Interested persons should complete an online application. Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED. Name and contact information for three (3) references REQUIRED. Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law. Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).How did you hear about Community College of Philadelphia?CareerBuilder.comHigheredjobs.comLinkedInThe ChronicleVeterans Job FairProfessional & Technology Diversity Career FairAL DIA - Diversity Career FairCommunity College of Philadelphia WebsiteIndeed.comOtherIf your answer to the above question is Other, please note the source below. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.(Open Ended Question)Do you have a minimum of two (2) years experience in security related work?No responseYesNoWhat is the highest level of education you have completed?No ResponseHigh School/GEDAssociates DegreeBachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeDoctorateOtherDo you have experience operating radio, fire and safety systems?YesNoDo you possess a current, valid driver's license?YesNoDo you have the ability to work extended hours and various shifts, as needed?YesNoDo you have a valid CPR certification, or do you agree to obtain CPR certification within 90 days of employment at the College?YesNoDocuments Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsResumeCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationOptional DocumentsReferencesPI240804344by Jobble

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