The George Mason University Police Department seeks applicants for the part-time position of Security Guard. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Provide monitoring of university buildings and areas;
Make sure offices, labs and sensitive areas are kept secure;
Reporting suspicious activity;
Reporting any problems regarding physical security-related issues such as doors, locks or lighting that are not working properly; or spills, leaks and other hazards that are unsafe to the Mason community;
Write incident reports when necessary.
Training provided includes Heartsaver CPR/AED (automatic external defibrillator) certification, proper radio communication procedures, laboratory safety training, and a 12-hour Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services-mandated Campus Security Officer certification training.
Ability to work with minimal supervision;
Have a command of the English language (i.e., oral and written);
Required to work on a rotating basis to ensure weekend, evening and overnight coverage;
Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions;
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time;
Ability to remain calm during stressful periods;
Must have a valid driver's license, with a good driving record preferred;
Ability to pass a background check;
Have no driving under the influence (DUI) convictions within the past two years;
Have no illegal or illicit drug use within the past two years;
Have no felony convictions or convictions of misdemeanors involving crimes of moral turpitude or gross misconduct;
Must not have been found guilty by reason of mental illness for any crime;
No convictions or restraining orders for domestic violence;
Ability to pass DCJS security officer certification process once hired.
This position is available on the Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William (Manassas and Woodbridge) Va., campus properties; and will be for 20-25 hours per week. A background investigation is required. Due to the highly sensitive nature and level of physical access given to this position, non-Mason students are highly preferred.
Salary: $13.50 per hour
Location: Fairfax, VA
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George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.