Pierce College is recruiting to establish a pool of qualified applicants for non-permanent (hourly) Security Guards.
The Pierce College Campus Safety Department has a non-commissioned security force. While department personnel are not armed, the department has a strong working relationship with Lakewood Police & Fire Departments, Puyallup Police & Fire Departments, and Pierce County Emergency Management.
Under general supervision, the duties of a Security Guard include, but are not limited to the following:
Patrol and inspect campus building and grounds to maintain safety and security from fire, theft, illegal entry, property damage or authorized use of buildings.
Provide assistance to students, staff, faculty and visitors by giving directions, unlocking rooms, performing vehicle battery jumps/unlocks, and personnel escorts.
Direct traffic, issue citations and patrol parking lots on foot and in a vehicle.
Compose electronic daily shift report.
Compose electronic incident, accident, maintenance and safety reports as required.
Assist local law enforcement personnel upon request.
Render First Aid as needed.
Operate communications equipment.
Perform related duties as required.
Physical ability to perform the essential functions. Work is performed indoors and outdoors and requires the ability to respond quickly to various locations throughout the campus by walking, running, and/or climbing stairs.
High School Diploma or GED.
No previous felony convictions.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
Ability and willingness to work days, evenings and/or weekends and holidays.
Experience serving customers.
Experience maintaining records.
Experience working as a security guard.
Conditions of Employment:
At the time of hire, possess a current valid Washington State driver’s license.
Successful applicants must consent to and pass criminal and vehicle background investigations.
Currently hold or be able to obtain CPR & First Aid certification within thirty days of hire.
To be considered for this position, you must:
Meet the required qualifications as outlined in the job announcement.
Complete the online application profile at http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/dist/hr/.
Upload (attach) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the required and desired qualifications as outlined in this announcement. Be sure to provide specific examples to support your experience, training and/or skills.
Upload (attach) a detailed resume.
Upload (attach) a list of atleast two current professional references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers.
Terms of Employment:
Positions are located at the Fort Steilacoom campus in Lakewood and Pierce College Puyallup. Applicants must be willing to work days, evenings and/or weekends and holidays. Positions are hourly and will not exceed 80 hours of work per month. The starting salary is $10.50 per hour with periodic increments to $12.00 per hour.
Current shifts for hourly Security Guards are typically:
Fort Steilacoom Shifts Puyallup Shifts
M-F 0900 to 1500 M-F 0900 to 1430
M-Th 1700 to 2300 M-Th 1630 to 2200
Fridays 2300-0700 Fridays 1200 to 1800
Saturdays 0700 to 1500 Fridays 1800 to Saturdays 0600
Saturdays 1500 to 2300 Saturdays 0600 to 1800
Saturdays 2300 to 0700 Saturdays 1800 to Sundays 0600
Sundays 0700 to 1500 Sundays 0600 to 1400
Sundays 1500 to 2230 Sundays 1400 to 2230
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the District Human Resources Office by calling 253-964-7342. A telecommunication device for the deaf is available at (253) 964-6228.
Screening & Interview Process:
Only those candidates who have complied with the application process and meet the required qualifications will be considered. The most desirable candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Physical Work Environment:
Work is peformed in an instructional setting and requires the ability to communicate clearly. Work also includes the ability to use a personal computer.
Conditions of Employment:
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
Pierce College has adopted a Drug Free Workplace policy. As a condition of employment, employees must agree to abide by the requirements established in that policy.
For more information or assistance, contact Human Resources at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pierce College District is an equal opportunity employer. The Board of Trustees and Pierce College District are committed to providing equal opportunity and will not discriminate in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, presence of sensory, mental or physical disability, and status as a disabled veteran, or Vietnam-era veteran. Questions may be directed to the Vice President of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer or the Title IX Coordinator at (253) 964-7342.