Lead Security Officer (2 p.m. - 10 p.m.)
Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Title: Lead Security Officer (2 p.m. - 10 p.m.)
Job no: 493497
Location: Harrisburg Campus
Categories: Staff
Hiring Range: $39,046- $48,808

This position will be open until filled.

Job Summary: Responsible for patrolling and inspecting the assigned campus and providing safety and security to all students, staff, faculty, and visitors as necessary. This class also conducts investigations; enforces conduct regulations; and completes appropriate safety and security documents as required. This position is also responsible for providing day-to-day work guidance to lower level officers.

Minimum Qualifications:

H.S. Diploma or equivalent and 2 years experience, plus 2 years of supervisory experience or a combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Licensing Requirements: PA Act 235 Lethal Weapons with Firearm OCAT
Expandable Baton CPR & AED
PATH Handcuffing Valid Driver's License
Clean Criminal History Background (No Misdemeanor/Felony Convictions)

Hiring Range: $39,046- $48,808

Job Specific Task List:

  • Provides work guidance as needed to lower level Officers. - (Essential)
  • Bears and will use firearms in emergency circumstances requiring protection of college students, faculty, staff and visitors or for purposes of self defense. - (Essential)
  • Patrols college campus and inspects interior and exterior of buildings for obvious signs of damage, break-in, or unusual activity; monitors surveillance cameras and responds to reports of damage or malfunction from students, faculty, and visitors. - (Essential)
  • Responds to calls for escort, assistance, policy enforcement, medical help, or safety; collects information, assists with possible medical emergencies, and determines need for further action. - (Essential)
  • Enforces parking violations and provides traffic assistance and control. - (Essential)
  • Performs administrative support activities, such as relaying communications, researching information, creating statistical reports, writing and filing incident reports, and providing related support. - (Essential)
  • Conducts armed money escorts as requested to transport college assets. - (Essential)
  • Provides security for special events; enforces policies and regulations concerning traffic, crowds, and college equipment and grounds. - (Essential)
  • Conducts preliminary investigations of suspicious or criminal activity; gathers information and determines what steps need to be taken. - (Essential)
  • Conducts safety checks of building interiors, emergency doors, fire extinguishers, and emergency lighting. - (Essential)
  • In the absence of the Security Supervisor, may assume supervisory responsibilities. - (Essential)
  • Attends all required training sessions. - (Essential)
  • Performs other duties as assigned. - (Standard)

Job Type: Full Time 12 Month

About Us: www.hacc.edu

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC's commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:


  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others' expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.


  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.


  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.


  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

Advertised: Jul 12, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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