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Security Officer

Public Safety

Security Officer

  • 530271
  • Morningside
  • Public Safety
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 11 2022
  • Security Officer

Position Summary

The incumbent protects Columbia University personnel and facilities against the hazards of fire, accidents and vandalism; maintains law and order, and enforces all regulations, including those in manual for Security Officers.  


Responsibilities

  • The incumbent protects Columbia University personnel and facilities against the hazards of fire, accidents and vandalism; maintains law and order, and enforces all regulations, including those in manual for Security Officers; protects the building structure and grounds to which officer is assigned, including the contents, occupants and visitors; patrols as assigned and seeks out and takes preventive action against existing hazards or conditions which may cause injury, damage or interference with the usual operation, and reports same immediately; guides visitors in a courteous manner and assists as directed; returns lost or found articles to Public Safety Office; assists ill or injured persons in obtaining care and treatment, and reports such event immediately by radio or telephone and on proper report forms; maintains order on post and makes request for necessary assistance from law enforcement agencies; makes court appearances as required. Incumbent may be assigned to any of the Columbia University Manhattan Campuses. WOMEN ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma and/or its equivalent required. Must possess, or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid NYS Guard License. NYS Dept. of State's 8 hour mandated certificate of training required. Must be physically fit and able to pass a physical exam. The incumbent should be able to engage in strenuous physical activity, including climbing stairs, as well as standing or sitting for long periods of time. The incumbent must also be willing and able to perform duty in inclement weather conditions. He or she should also have the ability to write legible reports, use a portable radio, and use judgment that is sound and proper when addressing emergency situations.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior satisfactory work experience in law enforcement or security preferred.

 


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Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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