Virginia State Government Safety and Security Officer in Suffolk, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

This position will ensure a daily security force presence at designated campus. Main work location will be the Suffolk Campus. Watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, gas leak, unlocked security doors, suspicious persons, and traffic in parking lots during special events. Takes and prepares reports, which may include reports of crimes, injuries and violations of campus rules and regulations. This position will conduct emergency operations training for staff and faculty. This position is responsible for warning violators of college rule violations, such as loitering, smoking in non-designated spaces, illegal parking and inappropriate behavior. This position conducts daily patrol of designated campus. This position assists the Emergency Operations Coordinator in development of plans, policies and procedures. This position will serve as Assistant Operations Officer during Continuity Operations and Logistics officer during activation of the State Emergency Shelter. This position provides escort of staff, faculty and students during evening class hours to and from class and vehicles located on college property.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. FEMA completion of ICS 100 and 200. Skilled in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience in writing reports, plans and procedures. Knowledge of NIMS and the national incident command system or a commitment to become certified. Experience in Loss Prevention and familiarity with surveillance tools. Experience working in a diverse work environment. Interpersonal skills and an ability to work with people of diverse ages. Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Ability to perform operational problem solving and make decisions with minimal supervision. Ability to maintain a high level of ethics and confidentiality in performance of all job duties. Ability to react calmly and promptly during emergencies or disasters. Ability to interact with public officials and provide clear concise appraisals of emergency or disaster situations. Ability to work well in a team environment. Must have a valid Driver’s License. CPR, AED and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain the certifications within 90 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience in loss prevention, military, police, emergency or fire service.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Process: Submit an online application for this position by visiting the following web site: We will only accept applications through this site. Complete application packages will include: an online application, cover letter, resume, names of three professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. There is a 5 day minimum posting requirement. Faxed or e-mail applications will not be accepted. Criminal history and other background checks will be required of the finalist candidate for the position. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.

Paul D. Camp Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or other nonmerit factors in its programs and activities.

Contact Information


Rachel Beale




100 N. College Drive Franklin, VA 23851

Working Title: Safety and Security Officer

Role Title: Emergency Coordinator II - 69152

Job Open Date: 03/02/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $15.70 per hour to $20.00 per hour - not to exceed 29 hours per week

Agency: Paul D. Camp Community College (277)

Agency Website:

Location: Suffolk - 800

Position Number: W0244

Job Posting Number: 1035125

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Hourly/Wage

Job Type Detail: Wage Non-Faculty- W-1

Pay Band: 04