Security Officer
University of Delaware - Newark, DE

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Deadline: March 13, 2013

Pay Grade: 26N

REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED; the ability to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license; must pass a pre-employment drug screening test and a battery of pre-employment tests designed to measure mental skills, motor skills, writing skills, physical fitness and agility applicable to the position. Must also pass a comprehensive background investigation including driving record, financial status and criminal history.

DUTIES: Patrols the campus to insure the security of facilities and the safety of students, staff, and visitors; provides a visible presence; prevents and deters crime by observation and confrontation of unusual circumstances or individuals; locks or unlocks buildings; notifies supervisors of security defects, hazardous situations, suspicious persons, or criminal incidents. Performs crowd control, traffic direction and retail security duties as assigned; enforce University of Delaware traffic rules and regulations. Assists law enforcement officers as directed; perform backup when necessary; diffuse potentially volatile situations, make apprehensions, and detain for police; serves as supplemental uniformed employees at campus events. Performs messenger service for the University, transports confidential correspondence, potentially large sums of cash and/or checks and other sensitive material both on and off campus.

Applicants must provide a valid e-mail address when submitting their on-line application to receive further process information from Public Safety.

How To Apply

When applying please submit a one-page cover letter and your resume as one document. Also, please remember to provide names, addresses and telephone number of at least three references in the online application.

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