Senior Security Officer

Website Principia College

Summary of responsibilities: This position serves the Principia community, guests, and the visiting public through upholding Principia’s standard of safety and security. The Security Officer is responsible for providing a security presence and monitoring traffic, events, and the activities of people on campus, while attending and maintaining professional training and standards in accordance with departmental requirements. It is the duty of this position to respond to and assist the Principia community, visiting public and/or the police with security matters and/or emergencies. The ideal candidate needs 3-5 plus years of progressive and certified experience in law enforcement, fire protection or the US military, with an emphasis on training others in those fields. The candidate should express good judgment, is detail oriented, respects and maintains confidentiality, and displays a strong sense of principle and integrity, along with a high comfort level working with a diverse campus population and having frequent public contact. Provide training to Campus Security Staff in areas of experience including but not limited to; First Aid, emergency response, active shooter, traffic control, report writing, tactical communications, mental health response or drug/alcohol abuse recognition.

Minimum Qualifications:
3-5 years of a certified background in law enforcement, fire protection or US military; This experience includes certification in training others for emergency response or other related fields, with trainer certification preferred.; Ability to become proficient in all Campus Security related systems, including electronic locks, keycards and video surveillance; Must have a valid driver’s license; Ability to pass police/agency background security check and to pass police/security professional training course(s); Pay would be based on certified experience and training, to meet the above listed qualifications

* The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Additionally, they do not establish a contract for employment. Applications currently being accepted.

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