Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, PA, United States
Public Safety Security Officer
Department of Public Safety
Feb 13, 2020
Open Until Filled
About Franklin & Marshall College:
Franklin & Marshall College, founded in 1787, is a highly selective, private, liberal arts college known for academic rigor, opportunities for faculty-student research and its commitment to helping each student reach their full potential. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate students from throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Lancaster: A Great Place to Live!
The campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Lancaster, PA, a vital, historic city in a county of over 500,000 residents, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, D.C. Lancaster offers both a diverse, urban environment and lush, rolling farmland. Residents enjoy charming historic districts and historical landmarks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and dining and shopping to suit every taste.
The Public Safety Security Officer is responsible for physical security of persons and property associated with the college. The Security Officer will do so by presenting a visible presence on campus by means of foot and/or bicycle patrol.
Essential Functions Include:
Patrol the main campus area on foot or bicycle to serve as a deterrent to crime and to ensure that all college property and buildings are secure and free from hazard. The Security Officer will operate and monitor closed circuit television (CCTV) equipment to perform this same duty.
Respond to requests for assistance from students, staff, and visitors that may include locking/unlocking buildings and providing escorts for other college departments.
Assist the Public Safety Police Officer in some aspects of incident scene management such as crowd, traffic, and parking control. They may also be called on to assist responding external emergency resources to appropriate locations on campus.
Provide a visible, uniformed presence on campus to detect and report security and safety concerns and to facilitate safe and efficient movement of those in the college community.
Learn more about Public Safety
members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.
High School Diploma or GED
1-3 years experience preferred
Basic computer skills required; Google Suite preferred
The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Because this position requires driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, Pennsylvania ACT 153 background clearances, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.
Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.
Franklin & Marshall is proud to offer a smoke-free work environment.
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