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UNIV- Security Specialist III-Public Safety

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Job Description Summary

Patrols assigned areas diligently, giving particular attention to and often rechecking those locations where problems have been frequent. Patrols building checking for fire, prowlers, vandalism, and other unusual activities. Makes rounds of assigned area at least three times during the shift, appropriately documents and verbally reports discrepancies. Sustains attentiveness. Promptly responds to all emergencies, knows locations of call boxes and fire extinguishers, coordinates with other officers, checks IDs and passes. Courteously assists all persons seeking directions, information or assistance.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Classified

Cost Center

CC001140 Department Of Public Safety

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

University-03


Pay Range

$26,385 - $37,605 - $48,826

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Nights (United States of America)

Job Description

JD15 - Security Specialist III

Band 3

Minimum: $23,191.00
Mid Point: $33,052.00
Maximum: $42,913.00

Patrols assigned areas diligently, giving particular attention to and often rechecking those locations where problems have been frequent. Patrols building checking for fire, prowlers, vandalism, and other unusual activities. Makes rounds of assigned area at least three times during the shift, appropriately documents and verbally reports discrepancies. Sustains attentiveness. Promptly responds to all emergencies, knows locations of call boxes and fire extinguishers, coordinates with other officers, checks IDs and passes. Courteously assists all persons seeking directions, information or assistance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the practices and techniques of safety, security and fire protection.
Ability to act quickly and intelligently in emergency situations.
Ability to adjust to fluctuating situations.
Ability to investigate accidents, disturbances and violations.
Ability to deal courteously and firmly with the general public.

State Minimum Training and Experience:

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Some positions require certification by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with Section 23-6-430 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and experience in fire prevention, safety or security activities.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and three years of experience in fire prevention, safety or security activities. Certification by the Department of Public Safety, in accordance with Section 23-6-430 of the 1976 South Carolina Code of Laws.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time. (Continuous)
Ability to lift materials up to 50 lbs, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift, drag, pull persons to safety, weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to hear and recognize various sounds within noisy background areas. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision in both eyes, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to climb stairs to the top floor of any building within the institution. (Infrequent)
Olfactory sense must be intact in order to smell unusual odors. (Continuous)
Ability to carry heavy objects, i.e. persons, a distance of 15 to 20 feet in emergency situations. (Infrequent)
Ability to engage in physical confrontations with suspected offenders. (Infrequent)
Ability to sit. (Infrequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.

Familiarity with the state, county and city laws of South Carolina, the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with the general public. Knowledge of methods of security in building and grounds.

JOB DUTIES

% of time Duties / Responsibilities Essential / Marginal

30% Patrols assigned areas diligently, giving particular attention to and often rechecking those locations where problems have been frequent. Patrols building checking for fire, prowlers, vandalism, and other unusual activities. Makes rounds of assigned area at least three times during the shift, appropriately documents and verbally reports discrepancies. Sustains attentiveness. Promptly responds to all emergencies, knows locations of call boxes and fire extinguishers, coordinates with other officers, checks IDs and passes. Essential
20% Responds punctually to all assignments and immediately to all emergencies. Essential
10% Monitors alarms and CCTV, (closed circuit television). Essential
10% Performs duty of Public Safety Officer (non-arrest powers), assist supervisory personnel in peace and decorum in building and on grounds, Tickets unauthorized vehicles parked in areas reserved for emergency vehicles, loading zones, handicapped or decal required areas. Notifies supervisor or officer assigned to the areas if the vehicle is created a problem. Escorts persons as required. Detains suspicious persons loitering and notifies Dispatchers. Essential
10% Operates two-way radio and responds per the direction of Dispatcher. Essential
10% Courteously assists all persons seeking directions, information or assistance. Essential
10% Informs the relieving officer of all information and concerns of interest or importance to them in the proper performance of their job duty. Essential

Additional Job Description

Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma and three years of experience in fire prevention, safety or security activities. Certification by the Department of Public Safety, in accordance with Section 23-6-430 of the 1976 South Carolina Code of Laws. Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time. (Continuous) Ability to lift materials up to 50 lbs, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift, drag, pull persons to safety, weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Infrequent) Ability to hear and recognize various sounds within noisy background areas. (Continuous) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision in both eyes, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs to the top floor of any building within the institution. (Infrequent) Olfactory sense must be intact in order to smell unusual odors. (Continuous) Ability to carry heavy objects, i.e. persons, a distance of 15 to 20 feet in emergency situations. (Infrequent) Ability to engage in physical confrontations with suspected offenders. (Infrequent) Ability to sit. (Infrequent) Additional New Requirements: Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work overtime as required.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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