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Security Officer (part-time)

Company: EGCC
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Eastern Gateway Community College is looking for a new part-time Security Officer for its Youngstown Campus. The Security Officer is responsible for providing security services to students, faculty, staff, and customers in a professional manner. This position is shift work which may include day shift, afternoon shift, night shift, weekend, and holiday hours. The Security Officer reports to the Director of Security and Safety.


  • Provide security services such as walking patrols inside and outside of facilities, loss prevention, locking and unlocking doors, parking control and enforcement activities, providing directions and assistance to students, faculty and the public as needed.
  • Responsible for identifying and reporting security threats, unsafe conditions or hazards and other emergency situations.
  • Providing visual deterrence by maintaining a professional appearance, being alert at all times, and interacting with others in a professional manner.
  • Responding to incidents, gathering pertinent information regarding incidents, and thoroughly documenting incidents as well as documenting daily activities.
  • Monitor alarm, door and camera systems and respond and report as necessary.
  • Provides other services as needed to fulfill the needs of the Department of Security and Safety.
    The above duties are not all-inclusive; rather they illustrate the type of work assigned to a position incumbent. All listed duties are considered essential functions of the job.

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • 6 or more months experience providing security services or customer service.
    • Additional training in security is preferred.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain necessary certifications such as CPR and First Aid.

      • Ability to work with Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel software.
      • Ability to operate monitoring software for cameras, access control and alarms systems.
      • Requires visual and hearing acuity to be observant to conditions and situations necessary to maintain the security of facilities and the safety of occupants.
      • Requires ability to climb steps, reach, bend, kneel, and crouch as well as defend one's self against attack. Physical capability is required to stand and walk for an extended period of time.
      • Ability to interact with individuals in a courteous manner and to de-escalate situations before they become unsafe.
      • Must be able to pass a background check with a clean criminal record.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
      • Ability to communicate well, both verbal and written.
      • Ability to adapt and adjust to changing work situations, processes, and procedures.
      • Ability to work additional evening and weekend hours during peak coverage periods.
      • Ability to travel to the college's other sites as needed.


        Eastern Gateway Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment of applicants and employees due to race, color, religion, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status, disability, age (40 years of age or older), genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, or status as a foster parent as those terms are defined in applicable Ohio law, federal law and any effective Executive Order, in making any employment-related decisions including, but not limited to hiring, layoff, transfer, termination, promotion, demotion, discipline, rate of compensation, eligibility for in-service training programs, or terms and conditions of employment.

        If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

        About Us

        Eastern Gateway Community College is a community college with one main campus in Steubenville, Ohio , as well as a campus located in Youngstown.

        The school was founded in 1966 as Jefferson County Technical Institute, opening its doors for the first time in 1968 to serve the residents of Jefferson County, Ohio . It later changed its name to Jefferson Technical College in 1977. In 1995, the technical college became a community college and the name changed once more to Jefferson Community College. In 2009, the college expanded its service district to include three Ohio counties in addition to the original Jefferson: Columbiana , Mahoning , and Trumbull . This resulted in a further name change and the college became known as Eastern Gateway Community College in October 2009.

Keywords: EGCC, Youngstown , Security Officer (part-time), Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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