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Security Officer - College (Casual Position)


PA College Of Health Sciences

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9863 Security

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The Office of Security invites applications for multiple (casual employment) Security Officer openings

The College is committed to providing the highest quality of life on campus by providing a stable environment in which security coexists with freedom of movement and access. The College's team of security officers uphold the rights and needs of the College community while maintaining the utmost degree of safety in enforcing the essential policies of the College.

The Role of the Security Officer

Reporting to the Lead Security Officer, this position will provide security for students, employees and visitors to the College, protecting College buildings, assets and premises as assigned. With diligent attention to detail, the Security Officer will initiate investigations and follow-up as appropriate while maintaining an extremely polite, helpful and professional attitude as the initial contact for individuals entering the College. 

Specifically, this position will patrol assigned areas, monitoring the campus and activity to provide a safe and secure environment for students, employees and visitors; participate in daily pre and post-shift briefings to remain current with recent security events and incidents; document daily activity and security responses using a detailed activity log; respond to requests for Security to resolve emergency situations, investigate suspicious activity, de-escalate volatile situations and take appropriate action as directed by College leadership; respond to all alarms, medical or otherwise, as may be required, acting as a liaison with outside agencies; acting as a liaison to the College's shuttle bus drivers; and taking on responsibility for issuing College identification badges to students and new employees.

The schedule for this position is weekends, 6:00am – 6:00pm with ability to fill in, as needed, throughout the work week. A minimum of one weekend per month will be required.

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) or equivalent knowledge and experience (Associate’s degree in criminal law or related field preferred);
  • Proven ability to interact professionally and tactfully with a wide variety of people;
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Must be available to train 40 hours within the first 30 days of employment;
  • Minimum of one weekend per month will be required, 6:00am - 6:00pm, must be able to work additional hours as well.

Casual position - not considered a regular employee which does not include health benefits; employed with no commitment.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

COLLEGE Part Time Posted on 12/15/2022