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Company: Texas State University
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Posting InformationPosting Number2022570Posting/Functional TitleGuardUniversity Pay Plan TitleGuardLocationSan MarcosDepartmentUniversity PoliceRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$1,968.75Job CategoryNon-ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

  • Must possess a high school diploma/ GED
  • Current and valid Texas Drivers license
  • Undergo a criminal background investigation and provided employment reference
  • Be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization
  • Work flexible hours, rotating shifts, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Ability to stand or walk for several hours each day and work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to fill out report forms and activity logsPreferred Qualifications
    • One or more years of previous security guard experience
    • Knowledge of proper procedures for university emergencies
    • Ability to use handheld two-way radio
    • Ability to disarm alarm systems
    • Ability to communicate with the public courteously even in a controversial situation.
    • Basic computer skills (familiarity with MS Word /Excel or equivalent) to complete written reports or activity logs
    • Basic math skillsJob DescriptionTexas State University Police Department ( TXST UPD ) is a community and trust-based policing agency[DJ1] ( that serves a diverse population of approximately 38,000 students and additional faculty, staff, and visitors. The campus is located in San Marcos, Texas, a beautiful, charming, and colorful hometown. San Marcos is a short drive to Austin or San Antonio, making this location a terrific spot. Texas State University strives to create new knowledge to embrace a diversity of people and ideas to foster cultural and economic development and prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world. TXST UPD embraces and adheres to our transparency, respect, integrity, and innovation values. Our skilled personnel pursues excellence through training, education, and professional development. This enables staff to facilitate a safe and inclusive learning and working environment.Job Duties
      • Monitor and assist with the security and protection of university buildings and properties
      • Provide friendly and quality information to students, employees, and visitors
      • Unlock and lock facilities as directed
      • Conduct patrols of designated areas, on foot, in a vehicle, or on a golf cart
      • Routine building checks. Respond to residence hall access breaches
      • Respond to fire alarms/trouble alarms and other emergencies
      • Vehicle assistance/jump-starts
      • Complete written reports
      • Assist University Police patrol units
      • Other related functions as assigned
      • Work special eventsAdditional Information to ApplicantsJob Open Date08/09/2022Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)Open Until FilledYesNormal Work DaysSunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayNormal Work Hours StartVariesNormal Work Hours EndVariesPosting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements., Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., You will be required to electronically attach a resume.Legal and Required NoticesTexas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE .Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.Why work @ Texas State? Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs. An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributionsBy joining the Texas State Bobcat team, youll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.Quick Link Document

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