Barnard College Security Guard/Saturday-Wednesday (12AM-8AM) in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Function

Under the direction of officials charged with the responsibility for security and safety of the persons and plant of the Barnard College, patrol the College building, grounds, and sidewalks to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and harm to the persons of the College.

Position Summary Information

Essential Duties Summary
  1. Periodically tours buildings and grounds, examining doors, windows and gates to determine whether they are secure and not tampered with.

  2. Will swipe Guard Plus Wand at designated locations or otherwise record visits at each designated points to indicate that rounds have been completed at specific intervals.

  3. Confronts unauthorized persons for questioning, routes or detains them or telephones for assistance from security office or police, according to the circumstances.

  4. Sounds fire signal to alert fire department and College personnel in event of fire or extinguishes fire, using fire extinguisher.

  5. Reports any unusual conditions or malfunctioning in heating, plumbing, electrical or other parts of the buildings’ mechanical systems.

  6. Patrols College grounds to detect unauthorized persons.

  7. Checks exterior and campus lighting.

  8. May escort and admit personnel to campus buildings.

  9. May be assigned special guard duties in specific locations or buildings such as library and residence halls.

  10. May be in constant contact with security office and other guards by portal radio.

  11. Makes written reports of incidents.

  12. May work either day or night shift.

  13. Will operate department vehicles safely and in compliance with all traffic rules and regulations.

  14. Must perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualification Summary
  • Must possess valid New York State security guard license.

  • Ability to speak, write and read English and follow written or oral instructions.

  • Must be physically capable of detaining or apprehending unauthorized persons.

  • Experience as firefighter, police officer or guard is desirable.

  • Must possess valid New York State driver’s license. Exception to this requirement can only be made with written approval of Executive Director of Public Safety.

Preferred Qualification Summary
  • Must possess valid New York State security guard license.

  • Ability to speak, write and read English and follow written or oral instructions.

  • Must be physically capable of detaining or apprehending unauthorized persons.

  • Experience as firefighter, police officer or guard is desirable.

  • Must possess valid New York State driver’s license. Exception to this requirement can only be made with written approval of Executive Director of Public Safety.

Physical Demands Summary

Position requires walking distances and patrolling in adverse weather conditions.

Ability to lift at least 25 pounds.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Position Title: Security Guard/Saturday-Wednesday (12AM-8AM)

Type of Position: Security

Department: Public Safety - Security

Reports to Title: Executive Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Number Of Months: 12

Work Schedule: 12:00 am x 8:00 am Saturday-Wednesday RDO: Thursday & Friday

Posting Number: 2018 -01076- AS

Salary Range: $26.18 regular rate; $20.95 probationary rate

Open Date: 03/10/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes