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Security Guard

Company: Olympic College
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


Security Guard

Salary: $17.11

Classification: Part-time

Reports to: Campus Security Sargent

Olympic College is recruiting for several part-time Security Guard positions at various campuses. The Security Guard maintains campus security by inspecting of buildings and grounds. Part-time positions at the college are open continuous and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Submitting an application does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.

Olympic College is a public two-year community college accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities that educates more than 13,000 students a year. The College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourages applications from women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Olympic College is located on the scenic Kitsap Peninsula across the Puget Sound from the city of Seattle. Kitsap is surrounded by 236 miles of saltwater shoreline and centrally located between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, affording spectacular views of mountains and water from every vantage point.

Essential Functions

  • Patrol and inspect an assigned area of buildings and grounds to maintain security from fire, theft, illegal entry, property damage, or unauthorized use of buildings.
  • Lock doors and windows; report needed repairs and safety hazards to proper authority.
  • Make regular rounds; activate security alarm system after securing buildings.
  • Receive, check, and sign for registered mail and other deliveries made after normal working hours.
  • May be required to provide escort service.
  • Provide directions upon request.
  • May be required to perform first aid.
  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications
    • High School Graduation or equivalent.
    • Physical capacity to perform duties including walking long distances and the ability to lift/carry/move equipment up to 30.
    • Possession of a valid, unrestricted State driver's license
    • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.
    • Successful completion of a criminal history background check with no previous felony convictions. Practical examination may be administered. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee a passing or competitive score on the examination.

      Desired Qualifications
      • One (1) year full-time equivalent (FTE) experience in related areas of work such as: security guard, police officer, police reserve office, military police or correctional officer or store investigations, or other law enforcement work
      • Certificate of completion in a basic law enforcement training program.
      • Course(s) and/or previous training in criminal justice, homeland security, or related fields Working Conditions
        • This position requires punctual and regular attendance.
        • This job requires a lot of outside activities in all kinds of weather, interpersonal contact with a wide variety of people and situations that could become volatile.
        • Must be able to cover shifts (primarily night and evening) on the Bremerton, Poulsbo or Shelton campuses

          Successful Applicants will

          • Demonstrate the physical capacity to perform duties.
          • Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
          • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
          • Function as a team player.
          • Demonstrate proficiency in the appropriate computer software.
          • Understand oral and written instructions.
          • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
          • Possess excellent customer service skills; including building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
          • Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
          • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, vision and values.
          • Demonstrate ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment.

            Additional Information

            Terms of Employment

            This is a hourly position scheduled to work up to 18 hours per week. Hours worked are limited to 79 hours per month or 450 hours in a 6-month period. Flexibility in scheduling is needed to meet the demands of the department. The salary for this position is $17.11 per hour.

            Part-time positions at the college are open continuously and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Applying does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.

            Conditions of Employment

            • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WB HB 2327.
            • Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) , state employees must be fully vaccinated . Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation . Please reach out to the HR Office at 360-475-7300 if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.
            • Olympic College seeks candidates for employment who share our commitment to fostering and equitable and inclusive learning environment (read our Equity Statement ). All applicants are required to submit a statement of 500 words or less, describing the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education environment and their prior, current, and/or potential contribution(s) to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employee.

              How To Apply

              To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:

              • Olympic College Online Application

              • Resume
              • Cover Letter - in your cover letter describe how your experience sets you apart for this position.

                • Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be required of the successful candidate.

                  EEO Statement

                  Olympic College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Olympic College Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and accommodation policies: Rick Sommer, 360-475-7129. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice

Keywords: Olympic College, Seattle , Security Guard, Other , Bremerton, Washington

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