Security Officer

Brunswick, ME

Posting Details

Security Officer
Posting Number
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 part-time, non-benefits eligible position.

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

Days and hours vary depending on need and availability.

Safety and Security operates patrol activities 24 hours per day, 365 days per year in all types of weather. Shifts are generally from 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a seven days per week.

This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible position.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students' demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.

The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin's historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.

Employment Category
Benefits Eligible
Pay Type
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?
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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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