Working at Cal Lutheran

Cal Lutheran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply.

Support Staff Position (non-exempt)

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Position Title
Security Officer 1 - Part Time - 28 hr/wk
Campus Safety & Security
Salary ($US) and Benefits
Salary Range: $11.88 - $15.65
Basic Function
Under the direction of the Director of Public Safety, provide security and safety for students, staff, visitors and physical assets of the campus community. Enforce campus motor vehicle regulations and assist in parking and traffic control.
Representative Duties
• Patrol campus buildings and grounds on foot, bicycle or by vehicle as required. E
• Secure all buildings and structures according to need, checking for signs of vandalism, fires or other dangers which might result in loss or damage to life or property. Report to supervisor all hazards, unsafe conditions and equipment failures. E
• Enforce all university and civil laws pertaining to security on campus. E
• Write clear, concise incident reports. E
• Enforce campus traffic regulations and assist with traffic control during special events. E
• Assist in emergency situations (e.g. accidents, personal injuries, fires, earthquakes, etc.). E
• Respond to fire and burglar alarm activations. E
• Provide escort services as requested. E
• Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge Of
Campus safety policies and procedures;
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures of a campus environment;
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy;
Knowledge of common fire hazards and the operation of fire equipment;
Basic first aid and CPR;
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary;
Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability To
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Work independently with little direction.
Work flexible hours & shifts as needed.
Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and three years of experience in security patrol work, or 4 year college degree plus one year of experience in security patrol work or prior law enforcement or military experience with honorable discharge.

Valid California driver’s license and an acceptable, current DMV driver’s record report.
BSIS Guard Card preferred. Candidate must be able to pass a California State Background for a guard card. Law enforcement history will qualify as substitution for guard card.
In-door and out-door assignments
Available for shift work

Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
Extensive walking to conduct security patrols and security inspections
Riding a bike or other two or three wheeled vehicles
Bending at the waist
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Application Procedure
Employment application must be submitted in full, additionally, send resume with cover letter and names and phone numbers of three professional references to:

California Lutheran University
Human Resources, MC1100
60 W. Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Fax resume to (805) 493-3655 or
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California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.