Purpose of Position: To assist in supporting the department's police / security program at all Germanna Community College locations, but specifically to the Locust Grove and Culpeper locations.. To provide safety and security to students, faculty and staff in a professional, courteous manner through proactive foot and vehicle patrols, positive community engagement, and use of modern crime prevention techniques.
To maintain order and uphold the image and respect of the department and the college through enforcement of college policies and procedures. Position is required to work shift work (24 hour scheduling/ Essential Personnel) and may be assigned to any of the college locations. Incumbent must be able to maintain quality customer service and practice effective interpersonal communication skills while utilizing conflict resolution methods.
Duties: Duties will include meeting the Organizational Objectives, Purpose of the Position, Licensure, Education, Experience and Certification as stated above, as well as patrolling campus buildings and grounds; enforcing campus safety and security regulations; inspecting designated areas on a routine basis; maintain reports and logs and other duties as required. Individuals must be available daily for any two of three shifts at any location during the month.
KSA's and or Competencies required to successfully perform the work: Considerable working knowledge of statute enforcement; safety and security concepts, principles, procedures and techniques.
Working knowledge of customer service practices and principles. Demonstrated skills in the use of security vehicles, communication equipment, alarm systems, and other types of security equipment. Demonstrated ability to follow and give oral and written instructions, meet physical demands of the position, to react appropriately in routine and emergency situations, to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a diverse population, to gather information and write factual reports, and to explain and ensure compliance with policies, rules, and regulations.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement security policies and procedures. Must have the ability to obtain and maintain certification as a campus security officer as mandated by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required for entry into position: Previous experience or training in public safety operations.
First Aid, CPR and AED training certification. Valid Virginia Driver's License with clean driving history, graduation from High School or equivalent. Law Enforcement/Security experience in a public service community policing oriented organization preferred.
Have basic skills in the operation of personal computers, records management systems, and understanding of NIMS/ICS are preferred. Knowledge of police/security ?best practices?? and OSHA standards.
Prefer DCJS Certification as a Campus Security Officer, or knowledge/experience in the security field
Valid Virginia driver's license with a clean driving history is required and successful completion of in-depth background investigation to include: reference checks, criminal history check (including sexual offender registry checks), degree/diploma validation, DMV (driving history) records checks and license verification, credit report review, drug screen, and a medical examination may be required of the final candidate.
The results of background checks are made available to college employing officials. You will be requested to sign a background reference release form so your past schools and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.
State Of Virginia