Housing Locksmith

Fairfax, VA
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
Jun 30, 2023
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Housing LocksmithThe George Mason University Police Department (Mason Police) invites applications for the position of Housing Locksmith within the Physical Security section of Mason Police. The Housing Locksmith supports the mission of Mason Police by providing a safe and secure environment for all university employees, students, and visitors as they pursue their daily work and study activities, consistent with the laws of the commonwealth and the policies of the university. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The primary responsibilities of the Housing Locksmith position are to develop, maintain, and install electronic and physical door lock hardware systems for the residence halls as well as:Operate as directed within the University's housing system comprised of over 40 residential facilities throughout all GMU campuses;Perform general locksmith duties in a timely and efficient manner;Respond to emergency lock calls;Conduct master-keying, re-keying, installation and repair of all types of locks, including mortise lock, rim cylinders, pad locks, file cabinets locks, key duplication, etc.;Maintain stand-alone access control systems, including OMNI lock systems and the Simplex Series locks and ensuring updated audits on all units;Ensure upkeep of equipment supply inventory and work orders records;Provide good customer service and assistance to staff and customers in troubleshooting lock and key systems;Maintain inventory;Maintain a clean and orderly work space; andServe on an On-Call basis during weekends and evenings as necessary.Required Qualifications:Possess a locksmith certification (e.g., Foley Belsaw certification, advanced locksmith certification, best certified in keystone 600 master keying product, or be able to obtain such certifications during employment);Knowledge of technical door and locksmith trades;Ability to set up master keying systems;Possess excellent customer service and communication skills;Ability to operate motor vehicles, heavy equipment, and machinery;Ability to be subjected to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions;Comfortable with climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crunching, crawling, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions;Experience with Microsoft Office;Demonstrates attention to detail and quality in workmanship;Possesses excellent problem-solving skills;High school education and related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Successful completion of a polygraph examination, thorough background check, and fingerprinting;No felony convictions or convictions of misdemeanors involving crimes of moral turpitude or gross misconduct; andMust currently possess an appropriate, active, and valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of Mason's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 https://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/vehicleuse/. Note - The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:Locksmith training from locksmith institute;Familiarity with Simple K Software, School Dude, or similar systems; andKnowledge and experience with BEST keying system.

For full consideration, applicants must apply by January 1, 2023 at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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