Security Guard

Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore,MD

1/6/2020

Security Guard, Campus SafetyPosition summary: ensures the safety of students, faculty, staff, visitors, facilities, and property of the College by maintaining building, lobby and campus property security to prevent loss, injury, provide safety, prevent infraction of rules, direct persons, answer questions and assist the community. Security Guards conduct interior and exterior building patrols to ensure order and safety.General purpose: Ensures the safety of students, faculty, staff, visitors, facilities, and property of the CollegeMajor role functions:* Excellent customer service with the ability to communicate effectively, in a business like courteous manner* Maintains logs and records, conducts campus patrols, building/lobby security, handle emergency situations, understand/apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the college, Federal, State and local lawsPosition responsibilities:* Patrol areas of the campus, greet the public when they entering buildings, provide directions, assistance and escorts* Provide safety and security for the campus* Effectively receive/transmit radio communications, electronic messages and receive and relay information via landline phone* Author incident and administrative reports in a complete, clear and concise manner. May be asked to conduct basic investigations* Operate access control and safety systems of the building including the location of emergency exits, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, etc* Understand and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the college, Federal, State and local laws, while performing duties of the position* Ability to adjust to fluctuating situations, and act quickly and intelligently in an emergency situation whether acting independently or in with other team members* Maintains complete and accurate logs and records, conducts campus patrols, and building/lobby security* Perform other related duties as assignedMinimum Requirements:* High school diploma or equivalent plus one year of experience providing security services or experience working in a general customer focused role* Attention to detail and accuracy with names, numbers and codes* Ability to communicate effectively, in a business like courteous manner* Ability to take and follow: directions, deployment plans and action plans* Basic computer skills, capable of learning to operate new technology and software* Ability work in physically demanding conditions, under stressful, fatiguing, fast-paced environmentPreferred Requirements:* Associate's degree in Criminal Justice or 1 year of experience in a law enforcement setting* Certification in CPR and First Aid, including Basic Life Support. (must obtain within 90 days of hire)* Graduate of a 4 week or longer Maryland Police Training Commission Police Training program* Experience with emergency situations that require ability to stay calm, exercise sound judgment, and act quickly, when necessary* Previous experience working with a two way radio or similar devicesConditions of Employment:* Candidate must successfully complete a full background check* No criminal record that would restrict access to criminal justice information* Successfully complete an entrance level physical agility test and pass an annual physical fitness test* Must maintain a telephone contact number and a valid Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record* Able to work in an on-call work status. Be required to work varied shifts including weekends, nights, and/or holidays* This position is an "essential personnel," meaning the attendance for 24-hour emergency response availability, and presence for campus emergencies is mandatory

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