Security Guard I

Responds to calls and alarms.  Responds, investigates, and reports through verbal and written format on accidents, illnesses, and incidents. Reports on alarms for: freezers, cold rooms, warm rooms, incubators, autoclaves, or mechanical equipment to the Facilities or Building Services Departments.
Patrols assigned premises: Monitor’s area traffic; investigates suspicious activities; listens for and reports local alarms; may report to county/municipal authorities when necessary.
Monitors employee parking lots by checking for appropriate permits and reports violations to Security Manager for appropriate action and monitors CCTV security video.
Monitors security systems ensuring doors are not forced, left open or otherwise breached; monitors alarms to make sure they are set and operational.
Registers and directs visitors, checks for appropriate identification, and contacts their host for escort.
Provides escort service to staff and students as requested to ensure safety.
Documents and reports on the malfunction of equipment for: Facilities, Building Services, EH&S and Security.
Monitors the access control system to detect proper card use; door mechanical problems and system problems.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Commensurate with Experience.
High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 1 year of related Security Officer experience or equivalent.
  • Must be available for flexible shift scheduling.
  • Must have a professional demeanor as well as good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • CPR/First Aid certification is preferred.
  • Experience / working with Law Enforcement agencies is preferred.
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.
Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website.
This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See the Qualified Positions link on our applicant FAQs page for a list of eligible positions.

This position will work Wednesday through Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin July 8, 2024.

To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/ Job number for this vacancy is <532210> and the deadline date to apply is <Open until filled>. If accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.
REQ # 532210

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