Part Time Security Officer

Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.
Feb 01, 2018
Mar 08, 2018
Career Level
Entry Level
Part Time

The Folger Shakespeare Library is seeking a part-time Security Officer to join our dedicated Security staff. 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; inspecting bags of staff and visitors to ensure security of Folger property; 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. Shifts are 4 to 8 hours and may be on days, evenings, or weekends. 

Applicants must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, possess an active and valid Security Officer License (or higher) with the District of Columbia, and be able to pass a thorough background check and drug screening prior to start of employment per D.C. regulations. Applicants are required to have at least two years of verifiable employment in security or safety position, preferably in a library or museum environment. Experience with surveillance and alarm systems is preferred but not required. Excellent customer service and communication skills, as well as the ability to write detailed reports, is required. Must either hold a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification or be willing to obtain one. This position is highly mobile, candidates are required to have the ability to be on feet for extended periods, regularly use stairs, and lift items up to 20lbs. 
No phone calls please. Resume and cover letter are required to apply. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please submit your application on our website,