Full Time Security Officer

Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.
Competitive rate plus excellent benefits.
Jun 02, 2017
Jul 05, 2017
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill, is seeking a full-time Security Officer for the evening shift and weekend shift, Thursday through Monday. Duties include, but are not limited to: enforcing security regulations for building entry; monitoring building security panel system; responding to internal security check-ins; patrolling the Folger for security compliance; issuing and collecting keys and monitoring departing staff and visitors; monitoring vendors, contractors, and caterers for daytime and evening events; ensuring vendors and visitors are properly signed in and out of building; escorting vendors and contractors to restricted areas; enforcing parking regulations for staff and visitors; and answering and transferring incoming calls as needed. 

High school diploma or equivalent and a current Security Officer license in D.C. required. A minimum of two years experience in security or safety is required, preferably in a library or museum environment. Successful candidates must have experience with surveillance and security or alarm systems, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and be highly mobile, with the ability to be on feet for extended periods. Driver's license required. Training will occur during on a Monday through Friday schedule, 8am to 5pm. Once training is completed the position will be 3pm to 11pm, Thursday through Monday. Competitive rate, 40 hours a week schedule, plus excellent benefits. Extensive background checks are required for this position.  

Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed. No phone calls please.