Responsible for enforcing the college rules, parking and traffic regulations, and providing other security and safety related services as requested by the college administration.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Patrol buildings and checks entrances and exits to ensure they are locked or unlocked as needed.
Patrol the parking lots and issues college parking citations to illegally parked vehicles.
Assist HCCS Police Officers as needed.
Complete incident reports of a non-criminal nature.
Report all hazardous and dangerous conditions that may affect the safety and well being of students, employees and visitors.
Provide escorts for members of the campus community.
Provide assistance to members of the campus community including jump-starting vehicles, unlocking vehicles, and changing flat tires.
Provide information and assistance to visitors at college facilities.
Guard against theft of college property.
Ensure that hallway noise does not disrupt teaching.
Remove problematic students from class.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Basic Security Officer Certificate (Photocopy of certificate must accompany the application).
Two (2) years previous military and/or security guard experience preferred but not required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License (Photocopy of driver’s license must accompany the application)
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population
Ability to remain calm during stressful situations of confrontations
Knowledge of basic vehicle emergency procedures—jump-starting, changing flats, unlocking vehicles
Strong observation skills required
Good problem-solving skills required
This is a security sensitive position as defined under the Texas Education Code, Section 51.215; the successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check, physical and driving record check (fewer than 3 moving violations in the previous 36 months and no DUIs).
Successful applicants will be subjected to controlled substance testing.
Per HCC Policy C: 4.7 Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace, a drug and/or alcohol test is required if a conditional job offer is made.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.
Houston Community College is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the country with 23 operating locations and more than 100,000 students each semester, including more international students (nearly 8%) than any community college in the country. HCC provides academic courses for transfer to four-year institutions, technical degrees and certificates in more than 70 fields of work, continuing education, corporate training, lifelong learning and enrichment programs, the largest adult education program in Texas and a diversity of Distance Education offerings (18,000 online students and growing). Since opening in 1971, more than 2 million students have obtained education and training from Houston Community College.
You will find a collaborative, collegial atmosphere at HCC; one in which you will receive strong support at the highest levels of administration. Our leaders foster a positive work environment through empowerment of team members and direct reports.
Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
145 languages are spoken here.
Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.
If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.
Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity
PO Box 667517
Houston TX, 77266
713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.
Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.