SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Security Officer II is responsible for protecting individuals on campus property and maintaining the security of campus buildings, facilities, parking lots, walkways, and grounds of the University.
A Security Officer II may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential duties:
- Act as first responder to all campus emergencies, medical and criminal, that could potentially be hazardous and/or life threatening.
- Enforce campus policies and procedures as may relate to safety and security concerns.
- Assist Residence and Student Life with enforcement of hall regulations and Code of Conduct Violations.
- Make regular inspection tours of the campus facilities noting unusual occurrences.
- Watch for trespassers, fire, water leaks, or other circumstances which could lead to loss or damage to property and equipment.
- Unlock buildings as scheduled for events and ensures all windows and doors are locked as scheduled.
- Observe and report hazardous conditions to management.
- Ensure inside and outside lights are turned on/off as required and informs supervisor when any electrical or mechanical system is malfunctioning.
- Ensure only authorized persons are admitted to the campus while on duty.
- Direct visitors and assists, as necessary.
- Monitor parking lots and direct traffic and parking, as necessary.
- Enforce campus traffic regulations including parking, and speeding.
- Enforce campus policies including tobacco usage, alcohol usage, and drug usage.
- Observe weather conditions on campus and report dangerous or unusual weather-related activity to management.
- Complete investigations of University violations, including viewing camera footage, talking with witnesses, and writing incident reports.
- Act as a liaison for the University with local law enforcement.
- Provide awareness education/information on an informal basis to students and employees during other duties.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
The Minimum amount of education and experience that an individual needs to successfully perform the essential duties of the position is:
- High school diploma or GED
- Ability to obtain a Security Guard License issued by the State of Texas.
- Ability to become a Clery Act reporting official upon completing of training.
- Previous work experience in a University public safety/security department preferred.
- 1 to 3 years’ experience preferred in a public/campus safety position.
- Must have a valid Texas driver’s license, related insurance and good driving record.