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Security (DeSoto Campus)

Company: South Florida State College
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About South Florida State College:

South Florida State College is an open-access, higher education institution dedicated to providing a learning-centered environment through quality programs, training, and services. Working in partnership with organizations and communities, the college provides leadership and a comprehensive range of opportunities for the educational, cultural, and economic development of the service district.

SFSC is proud to be tobacco-free.

Job Description:

Part-time, year-round position to serve as unarmed security worker at the SFSC DeSoto campus. Typical work schedule: Evenings, Monday-Thursday.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Checks inside and outside of building and locks doors when rooms are not in use.
* Turns off lights when not in use.
* Conducts visual inspection of fire prevention and life safety equipment in building to see that the equipment is operational.
* Checks student areas on regular basis.
* Provides intercampus safety escorts to students and staff upon request.
* Conducts random visual inspection of exterior fire escapes to insure no one is using them for entrance or exit of building except for emergency.
* Patrols parking area on a regular basis, writes parking tickets, and assists people per College policies.
* Monitors security surveillance camera system, acting upon suspicious activity observed (which may include investigating/reporting to college supervisors or dispatching the sheriff's office for immediate help.) Aids with downloading and securing stored footage for incident investigation.
* Facilitates and initiates contacting emergency services (911) for emergencies which may arise at the campus (e.g. medical emergencies/EMS, Fire Department or Sheriff's Office), Aids campus with emergency response.
* Prepares a security report each shift and lists any problems that need to be corrected, such as replacement of lights, insects in building, motors not running properly, roof leaks, etc. Makes note of any person entering buildings after duty hours and lists the type of cars, College decal number, license number, etc. Does not publicize security stations. Forwards reports upon shift closure to Security Supervisor via email.
* Assists with College special events (including traffic control in parking lots, etc.) as needed.
* Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college institutional effectiveness efforts.
* Acts as a Campus Security Authority (CSA)/responsible person for Title IX and Clery Act compliance. Must participate in all required CSA/responsible person training.
* Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


Educational: High school diploma preferred; must be able to read and write effectively and be knowledgeable in fire prevention and safety practices.

Experiential: Experience in security work is preferred.

Other: Flexibility to work various shifts is strongly preferred. Must be willing to submit to a polygraph examination. Must hold a current State of Florida Security Officer license (Class D or higher) or be willing to attend training and secure licensure within the first ninety (90) days of employment. Strong verbal and written communication skills, customer service, and computer skills preferred. Job requires long periods of standing and walking for patrolling. Position requires occasional lifting of 25 pounds or more.

Additional Information:

Classification: Career Service, Level III

Reports To: Security Supervisor

Posting Date: April 9, 2021

Hourly Rate: $10.54 (approx. 20 hrs/wk)

Application Deadline: Open until filled


You may be eligible for Veteran's Preference. Click here for the Veteran's Preference Claim form to determine your status. If eligible, complete the form and upload it along with your DD214 (or other comparable document) in the "Add/Update Document" section of the application process.

Applicants with disabilities who need assistance in the application or hiring process should contact: Human Resources, , or send written request to:

South Florida State College

ATTN: Director, Human Resources

EA/EO & ADA Officer

600 West College Drive

Avon Park, FL 33825

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Keywords: South Florida State College, Cape Coral , Security (DeSoto Campus), Other , Arcadia, Florida

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