Security Officer H-340 , Christopher Newport University
Institution name: Christopher Newport University
Title: Security Officer H-340
Job location: VA
Job category: AVP/Campus Chief/Public Safety (Department Leader) positions
Posting date: 2021-09-24 15:40:00
End date: 2022-01-22 00:00:00
HOW TO APPLY:
Please Note: Applications for this position require a resume and cover letter to be attached in order to be considered.
Please Note: “See resume” is not acceptable for all police department positions.
This is a Continuous Recruitment for multiple positions. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants will be notified when their application is no longer active. Continuous Recruitment may be closed at any time.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The purpose of this position is to provide assistance to the University Police Department with providing physical security for designated locations and events.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:
Ability to flex to buildings / areas on campus as business need dictates
Demonstrated ability to follow instructions
Ability to understand the CNU Police Department rules and regulations
Ability to work under adverse weather conditions, stand, walk, climb, carry and lift at least 20 lbs. for extended periods of time
Ability to work rotating shifts, day, nights, weekends and holidays
Basic knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment
Good interpersonal communication and public contact skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to successfully pass a thorough background investigation to determine suitability to work with restricted law enforcement information
Ability to successfully complete the Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification
Ability to work under pressure in response to emergency situations
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and the public
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to make decisions consistent with the mission and function of the CNU Police Department and university
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license.
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred
Education Preferred: Department of Criminal Justice Services security officer (unarmed) certification. Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification.
Experience Preferred: Prior experience working in a university public safety capacity.