Carnegie Mellon University Police Department is dedicated to serving the community on campus and beyond. We participate in many charity and community service programs and events throughout the Pittsburgh area. Our mission is to enhance and promote safety at the university through collaboration, proactive problem-solving, open communication and the delivery of professional and dependable police and security services. Our vision is to provide best-in-class police and security services to the Carnegie Mellon University community.
This leads us to search for a Security Guard to join our team who has the desire to make a positive impact on this diverse community. This is an excellent opportunity if you seek to contribute to the mission of our department in a variety of ways. Designated an "essential employee," you may be required to remain on duty beyond normal shift and/or be available on a 24-hour basis to report for duty without prior notice due to emergencies or manpower shortages.
Core responsibilities will include:
Conducting watchperson rounds of university buildings and areas to insure the safety and security of the campus, the assigned sector, and its occupants/users
Reporting suspicious activity, persons and conditions immediately
Providing escorts to students, staff and faculty members
Providing general assistance to campus police officers
Providing general information to university personnel and visitors
Performing foot patrol on campus grounds in all weather conditions and temperatures
We seek an individual who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be able to efficiently interact with a varied population; effectively communicating both verbally and in writing. You must have the ability to remain calm in difficult, dangerous, and high stress emergency situations and to deal politely and courteously with all campus constituents. This role requires flexible shift schedule/hours, including mandated overtime and continuation of regular tour of duty; willingness to join the Carnegie Mellon University Campus Police Association; the ability to pass extensive background investigation, drug and alcohol testing pre-hire (as well as reasonable suspicion and post-accident); and complete hazard communication training during provisional period.
High School graduate, GED, or equivalent combination of training and experience required
Prior security experience strongly preferred
Prior security training preferred, Knowledge of and ability to properly use standard police radio Ten Codes preferred
Preferred: Act 235, CRR, AED, First Responder, and EMT certification/commission; CDL license
Successful Background Check
Child Protection Clearances
Valid PA driver's license
OSHA Hazardous Materials on the job Safety Training
Fitness for duty assessment and pre-employment medical exam
CMU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements, including use of facial coverings, daily self-assessment and weekly Tartan Testing.
Police/Security Officers (CPA)
Staff - Regular
Full Time/Part time
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.