Senior Security Officer
Formal review of applications begins: May 7, 2021
Clearwater, St. Pete / Gibbs, Midtown, Health
Key Position Information:
This class is the second of four levels in the Security series.
Incumbents coordinate and implement security functions at an
assigned site for an assigned shift, provide direction to Security
Officers, and perform the duties of the lower level.
Responsibilities may include reviewing Security Officer reports;
monitoring the activities of Security Officers; ensuring
appropriate security coverage for activities and events; preparing
and distributing College incident reports; preparing administrative
reports; and performing the duties of the lower level.
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
Four years experience providing security.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient
to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be
acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
- Security principles and techniques;
- Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations,
codes, and procedures;
- Modern office equipment;
- Customer service principles;
- Electronic surveillance equipment;
- Recordkeeping principles;
- Computers and related software applications.
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Monitoring facilities to ensure security and safety;
- Applying applicable laws, rules, regulations, codes, and
- Providing customer service;
- Reacting quickly and calmly in emergency situations;
- Maintaining operational records;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction
with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and
receive work direction.
- Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking,
pushing, pulling, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and
- Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds
of force constantly to move objects.
- Incumbents may be subjected to odors, dusts, poor ventilation,
and extreme temperatures.
Security Officer "D" License.
Valid Driver's License.
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may
Prioritizes and assigns work to lower level staff; prepares work
schedules; and trains staff on work methods and procedures; and
participates on staff evaluations.
Daily - 20%
Secures campus and deters crime by performing foot patrols, bicycle
patrols, and/or vehicle patrols of campus facilities, which
includes: patrolling parking lots to prevent thefts from vehicles
and crimes occurring in vehicles; locking and unlocking classrooms,
offices, and other campus facilities; monitoring surveillance
cameras; directing traffic; and performing related
Daily - 40%
Monitors entries to buildings; checks identifications; conducts
safety checks of building interiors.
Daily - 20%
Issues parking tickets; maintains related records of crimes,
injuries, incidents, and traffic accidents.
Daily - 10%
Provides assistance to citizens, which may include: jumping
batteries; unlocking cars; providing driving directions; escorting
individuals; communicating campus policies; providing general
information in person and over the phone; and performing related
Daily - 10%
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4420
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