Security Officer

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Campus Safety & Security
Division: Business and Finance

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Position Summary:

The Campus Safety Office at Rollins College invites service-oriented individuals to apply for a full-time Security Officer position with their team! 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advising, directing, and providing information to students, employees, and the public.
  • Patrolling the campus on foot or motor vehicle to ensure protection of all campus faculty, staff, students, and visitors, as well as securing all campus buildings, structures, and property (Areas include buildings, grounds, parking lot, adjacent streets, and off campus properties).
  • Responding to all accidents, crimes, and complaints calls occurring on campus property.
  • Assisting motorists, students, employees, and visitors on campus, answering calls for assistance, escorting students and others as requested.
  • Noting and taking preventative/corrective action on all hazards and areas of concern.
  • Preparing and maintaining necessary campus security records and reports.
  • Making preliminary investigative reports and collecting initial information for Campus Safety Incident Reports.
  • Enforcing traffic and parking regulations.
  • Providing safety security services for large gatherings and events on campus.
  • Administering first aid as necessary and calling for emergency medical services.
  • Assisting in the implementation of safety/security programs for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Assisting in the monitoring of computerized security systems.
  • Coordinating and working closely with local police and fire departments.
  • Opening and closing facilities ; monitoring and controlling access to building and restricted area.
  • Monitoring alarm systems and responding when necessary.
  • Inspecting buildings for security, fire, and other potential hazards.
  • Performing related duties as assigned.

The mission of the Campus Safety Office is to preserve a safe, secure campus environment where diverse social, cultural, and academic values are allowed to develop and prosper through a combination of reactive, proactive and educational safety services. The goal of the Rollins College Campus Safety department is to be recognized as a national model in the field of Campus Safety through the selection and development of the highest caliber personnel and by providing innovative safety services. Click here to learn more about our Campus Safety team!

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Two to three years of job-related experience is required.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license (or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment) and acceptable motor vehicle report (MVR) are required.
  • Ability to train, direct, and supervise the work of others.
  • Possess and maintain CPR and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Possess and maintain State of Florida ‘Class D’ security license within 90 days of hire.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern safety/police practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and abiding by all guidelines associated with the Clery Act and Title IX.
  • Strong service orientation with a demonstrated ability to effectively meet the needs of and work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, and public.
  • Ability to use tact and good judgment in resolving work problems and dealing with the public, students, and staff.
  • Ability to work in demanding and stressful situations.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and other office related skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
Total Compensation Package:


The hourly pay rate is $13.00 plus a generous benefits package featuring:

  • 3 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Holidays plus College Closure Days
  • Comprehensive Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
  • 100% Funded Health Reimbursement Account
  • 100% Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employer Retirement contribution
  • Award-Winning Wellness Program
  • FREE On-Site Parking
  • Discounted Meal Plan
  • FREE access to campus amenities (ex. gym, library)
  • FREE Full Tuition Waiver for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents

Work Schedule:

The Campus Safety Office provides 24-hour response to call for service, provides routine and directed patrol activities, parking enforcement, and preliminary investigation of most campus incidents. This position is scheduled to work Thursday - Monday, 3:00pm-11:00pm, with Tuesdays and Wednesdays off. Full-time Security Officers work approximately 40 hours per week, for a total of 2080 hours per year. 

Work Environment:

  • Front-facing customer service role on-campus (inside and outside).
  • This position is designated as Emergency Essential.  As such, as a condition of employment in this position, the incumbent will be subject to extended hours or call-in outside of regular hours as needed in order to respond to emergencies, including the preparation and maintenance of College facilities, grounds, systems and services during inclement weather crises.
  • Work requires exposure to potentially dangerous situations.
  • Work requires physical strain involving walking and standing for extended periods of time, requiring exposure to the elements. Must be able to run short distances, walk flight of stairs, and  lift 35 pounds.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts and be available for call-in outside of regular hours; overtime may be required as needed.

To learn more about Rollins effort about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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