Job Details
Security Officer II
Staff
Melbourne

Florida Institute of Technology is currently searching for a Security Officer II for the Security department.  This is a full-time position.

Campus Security Officers are responsible for campus surveillance and the patrol of buildings in order to provide a visible presence to deter crime; responding to all emergencies and routine calls for services in a timely manner and coordinate with police, fire and or medical response. Providing general safety information through daily interaction with the Campus Community, monitoring campus special events and parking areas; assisting members of the community, enforcing traffic and parking regulations, as well as dispatching calls and answering Campus Security telephones are all additional responsibilities required by the position. The position requires minor physical exertion (push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 pounds) and have the ability to sustain standing and/or walking for lengthy periods of time without rest or assistance. Campus Security Officers works within a 24 hour, 7 days a week operation and due to the nature of the position, Security Officers will be expected to work an 80 hour pay cycle with a fluctuating schedule: inclusive of holidays, nights and weekends.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a visible and proactive University represent vie 24/7, provide a secure environment for the University students, affiliates, and visitors.    
  • Conduct patrols via foot and golf carts, provide services and access functions as requested, and facilitate personal escort services.
  • Provide safety awareness through daily contact with the University community and visitors by providing general safety information, directions, and parking information.
  • Identify actual or potential safety hazards or conditions and coordinate a resolution with the appropriate department or area.
  • Provide assistance to University personnel in matters involving potential violations to University policy wherein conduct or behavioral expectations are disruptive to the mission of the University.
  • Respond to all emergencies, coordinate law enforcement, medical and /or fire assistance, provide a proactive role after the emergency has concluded, and make appropriate notifications on campus as directed.
  • Prepare incident reports and related written communication and maintain activity logs and utilize the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system as appropriate, answer telephone calls, and dispatch calls via two-way radio.
  • Work special events to provide traffic, parking, and crowd control as needed.
  • Assist the parking program by monitoring parking areas, issuing citations and maintaining access to fire lanes, handicap spaces, and roadways owned and/or controlled by the University.
  • Performs initial investigations in the absence of the Title IX Investigator, ensuring all appropriate information and counseling is provided to the Complainant, then forward to appropriate staff. Any other related duties as assigned by the Campus Security administration or shift supervisors are included within the Security Officer’s responsibilities.
  • May be required to work during emergency situations, which may require the officer to remain at the University until the emergency situation has terminated. Work designated alternate hours and perform other responsibilities as needed.  

 

Education / skills required:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Additional certifications, licensing, degrees and/or training in law enforcement, security, or related fields is preferred.
  • State of Florida, Class D: Security Officer License- Required
  • State of Florida, Class G: Armed Security Officer License - Required or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire date
  • Must have a valid Florida driver's license and maintain good driving record as determined by Florida Tech guidelines.
  • Ability to conduct themselves professionally, use of excellent acumen with university faculty, staff, students, dignitaries, and a multi-cultural community.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience required in area of expertise

* Official transcript of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.

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