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Security Officer

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Police and Public Safety
Security Officer

Job Title
Security Officer

Texas A&M International University

University Police Department

Proposed Minimum Salary
$12.36 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description
Job Description
The Security Officer, under general supervision, provides a positive image of a concerned and capable security professional through bearing, demeanor and presence as duties are performed throughout campus in a highly visible manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Patrols buildings and grounds on foot or car and looks for suspicious activity, unlocked doors, fires, vandalism and act as a deterrent to criminal activity by their presence.
  • Provides "on-site" security by assuming specific duties within certain buildings, such as libraries, athletic facilities and research laboratories, as well as property of TAMU located off campus.
  • Provides information to visitors, students, and employees or directs such inquiries to appropriate personnel.
  • Provides support duty to University Police during instances of special events, e.g. football games, yell practice.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - High School graduation or any equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience - Six months related experience or six months as Security Officer in Training with demonstrated proficiency in all phases of duties performed.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: None

Ability to:
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population.
Licensing / Professional Certification - Must be able to obtain State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license within 30 days of employment. Inability to obtain State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license may result in termination.

Physical Requirements - Requires working outside.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Applicant must successfully complete a background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background and credit history.
  • Evening and weekend work.
Salary: $12.36 (hourly)

First review of applicants: July 6, 2021

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable).
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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