Security Officer - 2nd Shift

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Brunswick, MAINE

Posting Details

Title Security Officer - 2nd Shift
Posting Number S00629JP
Department Safety and Security
Job Summary

The Security Officer provides Communications Center support and serves on foot, bicycle or security vehicle patrol while conducting surveillance for the entire college campus to ensure the safety and security of College students, faculty, staff, alumni, visitors and property. This is a full-time, year round position working 2nd shift, 3pm- 11pm, second shift differential is 10% of the hourly rate.

Benefits and Perks:

- For that healthy work/life balance: Paid time off, holidays, sick time

- A variety of health insurance plans

- Life insurance, disability insurance, and a generous retirement plan

- Access to many of the College’s facilities including the gym and pool

- And more:

Education/Skills Requirements

A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required; college course work preferred. Applicants must possess strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills; the ability to deal calmly with a wide variety of people in dynamic, often stressful circumstances; strong written communication skills, with the ability to complete detailed written incident reports, logs, forms, and other written communication; the ability to learn and use a variety of computerized and electronic systems essential for department missions; the ability to work independently or as part of a team; the ability to achieve CPR and First Aid Certification. Must satisfactorily complete Security Department training and qualification process.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Licenses or Certifications: A valid Driver’s license and the ability to meet the requirements of the College’s Motor Vehicle Use Policy required; CPR Certification: Required; First Aid training: Preferred. Other Educational Requirements: Must satisfactorily complete a security training course sanctioned by the Director of Security. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency.

Standard Work Days and Hours

This is a full-time, year round position working 2nd shift, 3pm- 11pm. Second shift differential is 10% of the hourly rate. Potential for weekend hours/black out days. Overtime frequently required, especially during major College events (e.g., Commencement, Reunion, sporting events, concerts). May be required to stay beyond regular assigned shift due to sick call or operational needs; subject to call out due to special circumstances by the Director of Security at any time.

About Bowdoin

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Shift Second Shift
Employment Category Full Time Year Round
FTE 1.00
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + MVR
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes
Posting Date 08/22/2019
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. 

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