QualificationsHigh school diploma/GED required. Successful completion of basic security officer training and related training required.
The successful candidate must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime shifts indoors and outdoors. Overtime may be MANDATORY. Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening. Successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements.
JUDGMENT AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively deal with University students, faculty, staff, and the public. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to understand verbal and written direction, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, that include stressful situations. They must also be able to work independently in absence of supervisor and able to make observations and write clear, concise and accurate reports reflecting these observations.
Reads, interprets and understands University policies/procedures. Must be able to properly and professionally analyze and react to stressful and hostile situations. Incumbent must be able to stand for extended periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, walk, and run. Must also be physically able to: Run moderate distances and/or go up/down flights of steps. Read, interpret and understand University policies and procedures. This position is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
The successful candidate must be able to pass an extensive Maryland State Police background investigation; must be available to work rotating shifts with rotating days off.
Preferred QualificationsA valid U.S. motor vehicle driver's license is preferred