Security Officer, Suffolk Police and Security Department
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: oMU5gfwL
Suffolk University is pleased to announce a career opportunity to work as a Security Officer! Reporting to the shift supervisor, the Security Officer is responsible for providing security at their assigned University post. Suffolk offers free tuition as part of a generous benefits package!
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide security for the University faculty, students, staff and guests, buildings, and properties. Specific activities include maintaining a fixed post, handling desk duty including access control, data entry, and reporting, turning lights on and off, unlocking exterior and interior doors, executing interior checks with or without a "Detex" tour system. Prepare and submit appropriate reports.
Give verbal directives to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures with respect to public safety matters. Verbally detain offenders of University public safety policies. Under the direction of a University Police Officer, physically detain offenders of University public safety policies. Call for police assistance as necessary.
Answer telephones and provide assistance to callers and visitors. Respond to calls for assistance. Take photographs for and issue University identification cards.
Administer first aid and CPR to the level of training.
* Must have a high school diploma or GED;
* Must be 18 years of age;
* Must be available to work any shift as assigned;
* Must have excellent communication and human relation skills;
* Preferably, have a valid CPR and First Aid certifications;
* Must have no prior felony record;
* Must be able to perform data entry and run simple reports from computerized systems.
Physical activities include but are not limited to:
* Sitting and standing for extended periods of time;
* Walking and running as needed;
* Walking up and downstairs;
* Physically detaining a human being under the direction of a police officer or otherwise;
* Lifting a human as needed;
* Pulling/ pushing a human being;
* Ability to utilize human senses, sight, sound, touch, taste, smell.
* Ability to work inside and outside of the building during all types of weather;
* Ability to work flexible hours including all rotating shift assignments, nights, weekends, holidays; available for on-call assignment and overtime as needed;
* Ability to sit or stand at a location for long periods of time;
* Ability to walk for extended periods of time.
Security Officers do not have a warrant as a Special State Police Officer and thus have no arrest authority. It is a uniformed position equipped with a radio.
The use of tobacco products while on duty is prohibited.
Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus' Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it's museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student's promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.