JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Security Guard performs a variety of security duties to include security patrols, monitoring and authorizing entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises. This position circulates among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patrols the campus to deter crime and maintain building security.
Patrols parking facilities to prevent theft and vandalism and to issue citations as appropriate.
Writes reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
Calls police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or the presence of unauthorized persons.
Answers alarms and investigates disturbances.
Assists police officers in apprehending, arresting, and filing charges on suspects when appropriate.
Responds to security alarms checking for intruders and burglars.
Makes building checks to ensure locked doors, closed windows, lights turned off or on as appropriate.
Provides security escort service for students and employees.
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