Location: Batavia, NY Category: Civil Service Posted On: Wed Jan 8 2020 Job Description:
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Incumbents in this class perform security-related functions at the Community College or school districts, involving responsibility for maintaining order, for the security of school property, and for the safety of students, visitors, and staff. The work is performed under general supervision, with considerable latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out assignments.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Maintains order on campus, at all times;
Performs security work, fire prevention and safety enforcement;
Makes inspection tours to insure that security, safety and fire precautions are being observed;
Controls and directs traffic on institution roadways and parking areas;
Investigates motor vehicle accidents on campus;
Gives direction and information to students and visitors;
Participates in medical, fire, police and general safety training programs;
Patrols the grounds on foot or in a patrol car to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, provide first aid, and to prevent trespassing, theft or damage;
Investigates complaints made to him personally or assigned by supervisor;
Files reports and maintains an appropriate system of records and reports;
In a school setting, enforce school rules and supervise crowd control at athletic events.
The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the practices and procedures required to insure maintenance of order and security of buildings, grounds and equipment; good knowledge of safety precautions necessary to eliminate existing and potential security, safety and fire hazards; good knowledge of law enforcement statutes pertaining to theft and trespassing; working knowledge of investigative techniques; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; good judgment; tact; courtesy; resourcefulness; dependability.
Graduation from high school or possession of an appropriate equivalency diploma recognized by the NYS Dept. of Education AND EITHER:
1. Graduation from an accredited two-year college, with a degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, or similar course or study;
2. Possession of an A.A.S. degree from an accredited school and six months' full-time, paid experience in a campus security organization, a private or commercial security force, or similar field;
3. Successful completion of 30 semester credit hours of academic study in an accredited college or university, and one year of full-time, paid experience as in (2) above;
4. Any combination of experience equivalent to 1, 2, and 3 above. (Please note a degree as indicated above is required).
NOTE: Part-time, paid experience may be prorated to meet the requirements in (2) and (3) above.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY EMPLOYING INDIVIDUALS (EXCEPT PEACE AND POLICE OFFICERS) TO PERFORM SECURITY SERVICES WILL BE REGULATED BY THE N.Y.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 1994.
Security guards employed prior to January 1, 1994 may continue employment pending compliance with registration requirements. A date for compliance with the new registration requirement for such employees will be assigned by the Department of State. New security guard employees on and after January 1, 1994 must meet the following new registration requirements in addition to the minimum qualifications listed above:
At least 18 years of age
Complete a minimum of 8 hours of pre-assignment training
Not have been convicted of a serious offense
Be of good moral character and fitness
Not have been discharged from a correctional/law enforcement agency for incompetence or misconduct
This is a part-time position working up to 19.5 hours per week. Must be able to work a schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Must have a New York State security guard certification, valid driver's license, and be certified in first aid and CPR. This is a non competitive civil service position with Genesee County.
ALL QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED INTERNAL CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Genesee Community College is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 6,000 students with 70 academic degrees and certificates, and seven campus locations in Western New York. Genesee Community College is a committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu.