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Security Officer Per Diem

Husson University
Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2022

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Job Type Part-Time
Job Number 00170
Closing Continuous
Academic Year No
Location Bangor, ME
Department Security (8141)

The successful candidate will perform the duties of a uniformed Per Diem Safety and Security Officer, as well as the duties of a dispatcher.

Examples of Duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, but are not limited to:

Provide prompt, courteous service to students, staff, and visitors

Work a part-time schedule, evenings, or overnights, including weekends and holidays as necessary

Work a minimum of two shifts (patrol shift or event shift) per fiscal quarter

Must be available to cover other shifts due to absences, inclement weather, or other unforeseen circumstances

Attend and/or complete all departmental and University training requirements to include CPR/AED certification.

Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies & procedures

Perform lead Security Officer duties in the absence of a supervisor

Maintain complete awareness of Husson University Campus property, life safety systems, and emergency plans including the proper use of fire extinguishers

Maintain the confidentiality of all departmental and University information and paperwork

Be well-groomed and properly wear the issued uniform

Appropriately maintain all issued duty equipment

Monitor and operate a two-way radio utilizing proper radio protocol to maintain FCC & NIMS compliance

Must have appropriate report-writing skills, as well as the ability to utilize electronic reporting systems

Patrol University property to prevent and detect signs of intrusion, theft, and life safety concerns

Provides safety and traffic control during Campus events

Ensure all necessary doors and buildings are properly secured

Ensure resolution of any safety concerns noted during your shift

Monitor and regulate as necessary building systems including building boilers, as well as refrigerator and freezer units

Monitor CCTV and review as necessary for security and investigations

Answer telephone calls, take messages, answer questions and provide information

Enforce University rules & regulations and notify violators of infractions including the issuance of parking tickets

Escort students, staff, faculty, and visitors to various locations on as necessary

Investigate suspicious activity, security issues, and criminal incidents

Gather and process evidence and properly document it in verbal and written reports

Respond to accidents and medical emergencies and provide First Aid and CPR

Respond to disturbances and emergencies on University property

Write technical reports to document incidents and investigations, as well as daily activities

Coordinate emergencies until a supervisor arrives on the scene

Contact the Associate Vice President of Security or designee as needed during emergencies

Contact local police and fire departments as necessary and act as a liaison between these agencies and the University as needed

Escort and remove undesirable persons from the Campus

Apprehend suspects and use departmentally approved restraint techniques as necessary, including but not limited to pepper spray, baton, and handcuffs

Keep a daily dispatch log of calls, events, and activities

Create digital and hard-copy documents and forms as needed

Perform a daily inventory of first responder keycards and maps

Maintain working knowledge and the ability to use all Safety and Security

systems and technology platforms

All other duties as assigned

Typical Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Must have attention to detail and respond promptly and professionally when necessary

Be able to prioritize, organize, and follow up when needed

Have a clear command of the English language and be able to complete computer-generated reports

Be a clear thinker, display the ability to remain calm, and show good judgment when resolving problems

Follow directions thoroughly, speak and interact with students, staff and visitors as necessary

Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team

Work with minimal supervision

Maintain confidentiality of departmental and University information

Safely operate motorized vehicles, bicycles, and other department-owned equipment

Must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Maine

Must be certified or have the ability to be certified in First Aid, CPR/AED, and other equipment as assigned.

Work a minimum of two shifts (patrol shift or event shift) per fiscal quarter

Attend all Department training unless previously excused by the Associate Vice President or Associate Director of Safety and Security.

High school education or equivalent required. At least 6 months of security, military, or law enforcement experience is preferred.


Agency Husson University
Address 1 College Circle Bangor, ME, 04401


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