Security Guard

Final Filing Date: Sep 14, 2018

Requisition Number:
03022293
Recruitment Open To:
UCD/UCDHS Employees and General Public
Final Filing Date
09-14-2018
Closing Date:
Position:
SECURITY GUARD
Payroll Title
SECURITY GUARD
Number of Positions:
1
Salary:
$17.53-$23.12/HR
Appointment Type:
Partial Year Career
Appointment Description:
50% Variable, Work Schedule to be determined. This career position ends 2 years from date of hire with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent.
Overtime Eligible:
(FLSA)
Non-Exempt
Union/HEERA Representation:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit
Department:
LIBRARY – 060500
Department Description:
The University Library consists of the Peter J. Shields Library, the Carlson Health Sciences Library and the Physical Sciences & Engineering Library in Davis, and the Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento. For more information about the University Library, visit: http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu.
Location:
Davis
Allow Applicants to Attach:
Resume
Cover Letter
References

Position Details

Job Summary:

Under supervision of the Operations supervisor, this position is one of four positions responsible for providing security to Shields Library during assigned shifts.

Make rounds on foot of all floors and stairwells; check doors to ensure they are properly secured; watch for and enforce all campus and Library policies and regulations. Caution persons, report incidents, or call for police assistance as appropriate.

Enforce library and university computer policies; answer simple location/direction questions or refer patrons to library staff on duty; assist in light building maintenance duties; assist with opening/closing procedures. Assist in set-up or take-down for special events. Assist Facilities Manager with light maintenance duties and installation or movement of furniture/equipment.

THIS CAREER APPOINTMENT (50% VARIABLE) WILL END 2 YEARS FROM THE DATE OF HIRE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR BECOMING PERMANENT.

Physical Demands:

Must have a vision of 20/100 correctable to 20/30, with normal color vision.

Must sustain a walking foot patrol in a five story , 300,000+ sq foot building and to climb stairs.

Move/lift various items of office furniture/equipment weighing up to 50lbs.

Work Environment:

Must be able to handle pressure of working in a high traffic general public environment.

This position is furloughed in July and August.

Library is open 7 days a week, including most holidays.

Opening shifts typically start mid-morning and closing shifts end at 12:30am; must be able to work 2:30am closing shifts during final exams, including some overnight shifts from 2am to 8am. Hours during summer sessions are shorter.

Requires flexibility to fill in on short notice and availability to work holidays, weekends and evenings with occasional overtime.

Work schedule is subject to change at the direction of the Unit Head to meet the security needs of the University Library.

Moderate to heavy person-to-person contact.

No eating, chewing gum or drinking in public areas.

Required to wear a uniform.

This position is subject to completion of a comprehensive Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

Yes

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid California Guard Card.

    Recent security guard experience with the general public.

    Experience working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction (supervisor is not on duty during all shifts).

    Skills to write concise, logical, and factual reports on security incidents and make entries in security log.

    Interpersonal skills to deal courteously with the general public, staff, faculty, and students in a multicultural setting and to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers.

    Customer service skills to remain calm and patient and handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy.

    Oral communication skills to convey clear and concise information to public and staff (e.g., giving directions, explaining policies and procedures, and persuading others to comply with requests).

    Analytical skills to perceive possibly hazardous situations, react quickly, and take appropriate direct action or make referral based on established policies, procedures, and departmental guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer proficiency using e-mail and web browsing tools.

    Experience working as a security guard in a library or academic setting.

    Experience working in a high volume/traffic environment.

    Knowledge of campus and library policies and regulations.

    Experience administering policy and procedures in large group settings.

    Experience using online Incident/Facilities Reporting systems or mechanisms.

    Experience reviewing and interpreting policies and procedures.

Non-Academic and Staff

SECURITY GUARD

$17.53 - $23.12/Hour

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