Sr. Security Systems Specialist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time

Campus Safety and Security is seeking a Senior Security Systems Specialist who will assist in the delivery of campus safety and security services to the Johns Hopkins University community.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This position provides team lead of Security Systems.
  • Duties include: leading the activities of assigned Security Systems Specialists, schedule work shifts, leave and assignment of subordinate personnel in a 24-7 emergency communications and monitoring facility.
  • Perform periodic work inspections and provide input towards performance evaluations of subordinate personnel.
  • Ensure equitable workload and quality of performance.
  • Monitor and respond to proprietary intrusion, environmental, and fire alarm systems.
  • Monitor and respond to proprietary closed circuit television systems for events or activity that may require a Security response.
  • Provide general assistance and information to Hopkins students, faculty, staff and visitors.
  • Carry out administrative tasks as may be necessary for the operation of the Communications Center.
  • Coordinate handling of emergency situations and deployment of Hopkins security personnel during critical incidents.
  • Monitor Baltimore Police Department transmission and activities and transmit pertinent information to University security personnel.
  • Contact and direct Baltimore Police, Fire and Paramedics as may be necessary.
  • Create and maintain manual and computerized reports, logs, records and data.
  • Perform other such duties as assigned, from time to time, be necessary.
  • Perform periodic testing and evaluation of Security Systems to ensure reliability.
  • Assume the duties of the Security Systems Specialist in the latter’s absence.
  • Position includes shift work with holidays and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED required (accredited/regulated program).
  • Three years related experience including familiarity with communication technology and call-taking techniques
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive Maryland State Police / F.B.I. background investigation and complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening.
  • Successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some college preferred.
  • Four years related experience including two or more years in a progressively responsible supervisory/management role and familiarity with communication technology and call-taking techniques.

* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must possess excellent people skills and an ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and understandably in telephone and radio communications.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a highly-charged work environment under stressful emergency conditions.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Windows computer environment.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office components is desirable.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to function effectively for extended periods in a seated position with periodic short breaks provided.
  • Must have unrestricted use of both hands.
  • Must possess full hearing capabilities.
  • Must have binocular vision, corrected to a minimum of 20/40 in both eyes.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • 3-4 employees

Classified Title: Sr. Security Systems Specialist
Working Title: Sr. Security Systems Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OE
Starting Salary Range: $17.59 - $20.35 per hour
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 8 hours day / 5 days a week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10001623-Security Administration and Training
Personnel area: University Administration

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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