FT Security Officer

FT Security Officer


Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

100 College Drive

Weldon, NC  27890


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Chief of Security

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School or Equivalent and 3 years work experience in law enforcement or related field.        
    Ensures property is protected against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations or suspicious incidents or events and report them to the Chief of Security.
  • Ability to gather and organize information, and achieve logical conclusions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to weigh alternatives and make decisions that reflect the facts of a situation.
  • Ability to perform routine tasks with care and attention ensuring all parts of the tasks are complete.
  • Ensures employees working after normal hours are safe by making periodic checks.
  • Escorting employees to vehicles upon request.
  • Use of a computer system and other electronic or manual devices to secure entrances and exits to buildings at specified times.
  • Assist visitors and citizens with directions, locating State agencies, and perform non-emergency services
  • Maintain good attendance record, punctuality, and abstain from abusing leave.
  • Work effectively with other people to accomplish organizational goals and identify/resolve problems.
  • as directed.
  • Must successfully complete drug screening and background check
  • Must possess a current valid North Carolina driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic computer skills
  • Five (5) years experience working in the field as a Certified Law Enforcement Officer
  • Experience working in a college or school environment as a Security Officer
  • An Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and law enforcement experience

Position Description

The Security Officer will perform necessary security services including, but not limited to:

  • Be properly dressed and performing duties assigned by Chief of Security Officer or his supervisor.
  • Be available to work assignments to insure coverage as needed by the campus. 
  • Submit time sheets and other pertinent information to supervisor in a timely manner. 
  • Provide documentation of security events such as all investigations and activities reported to the Chief of Security.
  • Provide proper security coverage of events, such as on-campus board meetings, on an as-needed basis. 
  • Open all buildings, including alarms, on weekdays, as needed. 
  • Transport daily bank transactions. 
  • Constant patrol of buildings and parking lots to insure safety of students and campus property.
  • Enforce parking regulations and issue warning tickets as needed. 
  • Investigate and file documentation on all incidents reported on campus. Notify Chief of Security of all incidents.  (Notify Weldon Police Department if necessary).
  • Enforce implemented campus rules and regulations. 
  • Respond to all security system alarms. Reset activated alarms and notify any personnel of event status, such as monitoring company.
  • Raise and lower flags daily.
  • Secure all buildings, including setting alarms, after closing on weekdays. Be sure all buildings are vacant before securing. 
  • Maintain and secure Security Vehicle (golf cart) and store when not in use. 
  • Uses or maintains equipment, including specialized equipment, i.e. computer, fire extinguisher, etc. Communicates verbally and in writing; in person and by two-way radio and telephone, occasionally under stressful conditions. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

How to Apply

MUST READ Special Instructions and Additional Information to Applicants:


Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications.  "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application.  Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application or this will also result in an incomplete application.  Official transcripts must be submitted to the Human Resources Director within (15) days upon hiring.

All applications must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxccApplications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted.  Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. 

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications.  "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application.  Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application.

To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application.  Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit.

Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.

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