FACILITY SECURITY TECHNICIAN
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Close/First Review Date:
The Facility Security Technician reports to the Chief of Police, to
be assigned District-wide. The work schedule is 12 months per year;
Monday - Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This position is represented by CSEA (California School Employees
Association), Chapter 363.
Under general supervision, the Facility Security Technician
performs skilled maintenance, repair and technical duties related
to access control, alarm monitoring and security surveillance
systems. The position installs, configures, troubleshoots,
maintains hardware and networks, and assists with complex
facilities security jobs. DUTIES AND
1. Configure, operate, monitor and maintain access control and
alarm monitoring, security surveillance, and key lock systems,
including configuration of user IDs and security levels.
2. Program and maintain server generated events for security
hardware, including doors, lockdown activations, glass break
detectors, door position monitors.
3. Troubleshoot and solve applicable software, hardware and
facility security system problems.
4. Operate and maintain video management system servers,
infrastructure and workstations; coordinate user management, camera
and encoder programming and alarms.
5. Research, evaluate and recommend new facility technology,
hardware, software and systems; liaison with vendors and service
6. Map out and maintain key lock system for new and existing
buildings; provide recommendations and specifications for purchase;
identify locations for stand-alone and network proximity
7. Participate in and coordinate projects related to access control
and CCTV systems. Ensure that the scope of work comply with
District standards and specifications and existing systems and
8. Train and provide support to end-users in the use of access
control systems, CCTV and related components.
9. Maintain storage and inventory of supplies and equipment in a
safe operating condition.
10. Confer with appropriate administrator regarding cost effective
use of materials and supplies.
11. Perform other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. Basic methods, tools, and techniques of testing,
troubleshooting, problem solving and maintenance of hardware and
software related to facility security systems.
2. Basic operational characteristics of technology related to
access control, alarm monitoring and CCTV.
3. Principles and practices related to facility security such as
computers, mobile devices, audiovisual, network, client server
technologies, network operating systems and communication
4. Basic hardware and software related to facility security
5. Modern methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in
locksmith work including electronic door systems.
6. Key code systems used to generate Master keys.
7. Hardware specifications and reference codes used in design and
construction of locks and related hardware.
8. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
9. Applicable safety codes, ordinances and regulations.
10. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
11. Principles and practices of record
Skills and Ability to:
1. Install, maintain, repair and modify a variety of computer
equipment, software and electronic equipment and systems relative
to facility security.
2. Operate and maintain hand tools and specialized locksmith tools,
materials and equipment.
3. Maintain computerized and manual records.
4. Maintain tools and equipment in safe, clean and proper working
5. Cut keys and re-key locks.
6. Read blueprints and schematic diagrams.
7. Plan and organize work to meet changing deadlines and
8. Program electronic locks and locking devices.
9. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new
equipment and systems.
10. Work independently with little direction.
11. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
12. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
13. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Educational equivalent to an associate’s degree, with additional
training or major coursework in information systems, security or a
2. Minimum two years of responsible experience related to access
control and security systems.
3. Must be able to pass background check for police department
License and Certificate:
1. A valid California motor vehicles driver’s license.
1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
District’s Diversity Requirements
- Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual
orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups
historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced
- Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major
duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in
the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent
transferable skills to do so.
$83,755 - $102,208 Annual Salary (Range 122: Classified Salary
Schedule Fiscal Year 2019-2020). Starting placement is generally at
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical,
dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance
for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection.
Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible
Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts.
Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and
18 paid holidays.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who
are passionate about providing our student population with the best
educational experience possible. The District recognizes that
cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic
excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding;
provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an
inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its
employees, students, and the community it serves.
As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per
semester, and an extremely diverse student population
(Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific
Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian
11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and
Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis
on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as
colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors
and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23%
White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all
qualified, outstanding applicants.