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Security Officer II

Employer
Providence College
Location
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

Job Details

Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title
Security Officer II

Overview

To protect life and safeguard institutional and personal property, under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor.

This is a union position.

Essential Duties:

Patrol of college campus on foot and in college vehicle; report infractions of rules and regulations; supervise, direct and regulate traffic and parking; assist in investigations; report problems, injuries, or conditions which may endanger health and safety; check building security; assist police and fire agencies during emergencies; perform Gate House service on a rotational basis.

Public Safety Officers are considered an emergency employees and must report for duty when the college is closed due to a weather event, natural disaster or other circumstances that would require their presence.

Marginal Duties:

Education and Experience Required

Associate’s degree in law enforcement from an accredited institution and/or equivalent law enforcement or security experience required. Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle and patrol the campus. Must successfully complete criminal background clearance, psychological testing, physical agility testing, and pre-employment physical. Availability to work all shifts, if needed.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Must be capable of lifting 75 lbs.
2. Must have sufficient strength and endurance to restrain or suppress an aggressor.
3. Must have the ability to ascend or descend stairs without limitations.
4. Must be capable of running one mile in performing security tasks, such as an emergency response.

Employee Status
Full Time

Salary Grade

Salary Information

Employees are normally hired between the minimum and the midpoint of a position’s grade range to which a position has been assigned, depending on experience and qualifications.

Benefits

Providence College offers a comprehensive range of valuable benefits to eligible employees, which are designed to:
  • Promote the health and well-being of you and your family
  • Provide financial security while you are working
  • Build financial resources for retirement
  • Help you balance personal and work responsibilities
  • Provide educational opportunities for you and your family
These benefits include but are not limited to health, dental, 403b retirement plan, flexible benefits plan, tuition benefits, employee assistance plan, college paid basic life insurance and long-term disability insurance, and paid time off. To learn more, please visit our Employee Benefits website by clicking the following link: https://human-resources.providence.edu/benefits/

Union Status
Union

Shift:

If other, please enter regular schedule.

EEO Statement

Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number
AS538P

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Company

Providence College

Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education in Rhode Island conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.

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