Security Guard

Fairfax, VA
$13.50 per hour
Nov 03, 2021
May 10, 2023
Full Time
Security Guard The George Mason University Police Department seeks applicants for the part-time position of Security Guard. 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: * Provide monitoring of university buildings and areas; * Make sure offices, labs and sensitive areas are kept secure; * Reporting suspicious activity; * Reporting any problems regarding physical security-related issues such as doors, locks or lighting that are not working properly; or spills, leaks and other hazards that are unsafe to the Mason community; * Write incident reports when necessary. Training provided includes Heartsaver CPR/AED (automatic external defibrillator) certification, proper radio communication procedures, laboratory safety training, and a 12-hour Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services-mandated Campus Security Officer certification training. Required Qualifications: * Ability to work with minimal supervision; * Have a command of the English language (i.e., oral and written); * Required 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; * Ability to remain calm during stressful periods; * Must have a valid driver's license, with a good driving record preferred; * Ability to pass a background check; * Have no driving under the influence (DUI) convictions within the past two years; * Have no illegal or illicit drug use within the past two years; * Have no felony convictions or convictions of misdemeanors involving crimes of moral turpitude or gross misconduct; * Must not have been found guilty by reason of mental illness for any crime; * No convictions or restraining orders for domestic violence; * Ability to pass DCJS security officer certification process once hired. This position is available on the Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William (Manassas and Woodbridge) Va., campus properties; and will be for 20-25 hours per week. A background investigation is required. Due to the highly sensitive nature and level of physical access given to this position, non-Mason students are highly preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WGA119 at; complete 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! 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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