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Part-Time Security Officer

Washington and Lee University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 11, 2022

Job Details

Job Description:

Provides high profile, uniformed public safety and security services to supplement and assist full-time Public Safety Staff. Part-time Officers may be assigned to mobile patrol or a specific location/detail such as University Chapel security or event security during a given shift. Position requires availability on an as needed/available basis primarily during daylight hours, especially weekends, including holidays.

Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of expertise.

  • Performs active and regular patrols of all campus areas and provides effective response to calls for service, as dispatched.

  • Performs parking related responsibilities such as parking enforcement, lots surveys, and traffic control, etc. regularly and consistently.

  • Acts as a knowledgeable resource to students, staff and visitors to campus. Provides general information such as directions as well as more up to date information about campus events and activities.

  • Provides safety and security services at University Chapel by enforcing University Chapel rules and regulations. Provides basic greeter function for all Chapel visitors/guests.

  • Monitors security camera systems for University camera systems including the University Chapel. Monitor and respond to Chapel security alarms; i.e. burglary, panic, fire, etc.

  • Provides safety and security services at large University events. Enforces University policies, rules, and regulations. Assists with traffic and parking operations as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Varied. Daylight hours, especially weekends, are needed.

Minimum Pay: $17.10 - Pay Commensurate with Experience

Minimum Qualifications: Position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Successful candidate will possess a high degree of reliability, ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Successful candidate will also possess the ability to relate well to students, faculty and a diverse community. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and a good driving history. Must be able to pass an extensive background check.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the positions are filled. A resume and cover letter are optional. Upload both required documents to the Resume/CV upload section of the application. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references.

External Applicants: Application instructions for external applicants are located on the or here .

Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Instructions are located at or here .

Physical Requirements:
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.

  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Working Conditions:
  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.

  • The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions such as wind and humidity.

Types of Work: 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.

Position Type:

Non-Exempt, Part Time, Non-Benefit Eligible


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