Security Officer (Part-Time)The George Mason University Police Department (Mason Police) invites applications for part-time Security Officers within the Physical Security section of Mason Police. Security Officers support 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:Security Officers report to the Security Manager, available for 20-25 hours per week at Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, and Woodbridge campus properties. Security Officers are non-sworn University employees who provide exceptional security services with professionalism, compassion, and dignity, while dedicated to excellent customer service and a safe and secure campus. Responsible for providing security services on campus properties 24 hours a day, responsibilities of Security Officers include:Monitoring University owned or controlled buildings, areas, and property;Performing building lock-downs, unlocks, fire watches, and safety escorts;Ensuring academic offices, labs, and sensitive areas are kept secure;Observing and reporting suspicious activity, including writing incident reports when necessary; andReporting any problems regarding physical security-related issues, hazards, and unsafe conditions.Required Qualifications:U.S. citizen or legal resident;Successful completion of a background check;Possess a high-school diploma, GED, or equivalent;Possess a valid driver's license, with a good driving record preferred; must currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 https://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/vehicle-use/. 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;At least 18 years of age;Ability to complete Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Campus Security Officer certification training once hired;Ability to complete Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification;Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision;Have a command of the English language (verbal and written);Availability to work on a rotating basis to ensure weekend, evening, and overnight coverage;Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions;Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time; andAbility to remain calm during stressful periods.Preferred Qualifications:Due to the highly sensitive nature and level of physical access given to this position, non-students are highly preferred.
For full consideration, applicants must apply 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.
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