Title Code: 7405
Occ. Group: 331.953
Security Guard 2
Expectations for All Employees
East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in supervising and performing campus security, protecting property, facilities, citizens, staff and students; coordinating activity with law enforcement officers and performing related work as required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Patrols and supervises others patrolling by foot or motor vehicle.
Observes and reports suspected crimes, accidents or activities of a questionable/suspicious nature.
Reports accidents involving persons or property, reporting probable cause of accidents, pursuing appropriate course of action, and informing proper authorities as required.
Testifies in court or legal proceedings as required.
Supervises the maintenance and use of security equipment.
Keeps records and prepares reports.
Discourages unlawful activities.
Writes citations for traffic and parking violations.
Performs other work as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of campus policies, city, county and state laws.
Knowledge of geographic area of the campus.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of security supervision.
Knowledge of the campus and local area provisions for emergency situations.
Ability to ascertain facts through personal contact and observation, and to determine proper course of action.
Ability to perform duties firmly, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others.
Ability to plan and direct the work of others.
Ability to operate all equipment necessary in the performance of required duties.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the students, the public and other employees.
Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Be of good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the employing agency. Graduation from a standard high school, or possess equivalency.
Be at least 18 years of age. Experience in security work. Not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances and not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States. Possession of a valid Tennessee operator license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety.
Date Skill Eval
5/2004 6 433122223
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.