PT Security Officer (Weekend shift)

PT Security Officer (Weekend shift)


Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC  28721


depends on qualifications



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, May 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Weekends; 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Reports to

Lead Security Officer

Employment Type

PT staff; non-exempt

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent with 2-3 years of security experience.  Working knowledge of customer security requirements and incident investigation.  Working knowledge of customer service practices and principles. Demonstrated skills in the use of security vehicles, communication equipment, alarm systems, and other types of security equipment. Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions, meet physical demands of the position, to react appropriately in routine and emergency situations, to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a diverse population, to gather information and write factual reports, and to explain and ensure compliance with policies, rules, and regulations.  Must be proficient in developing records systems, reports, and secure system processing requirements.    Microsoft Office proficiency with Word, Access and proprietary databases.  Satisfactory Motor Vehicle Report.  


Preferred Qualifications

See minimum requirements.

Position Description



Assist in supporting and promoting security/safety at all Haywood Community College locations.  The Security Officer reports to the Director of Campus Development and works cooperatively with all areas of the College.

*  This position will work 24 hours per week covering a weekend shift *



  • Assist with emergency drills and workshops to ensure a safe working and educational environment for students, employees, and visitors.
  • Provide security for students, faculty and staff in a professional, courteous manner through proactive foot and vehicle patrols, positive community engagement, and use of modern crime prevention techniques. 
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of buildings; patrolling campus buildings and grounds; enforcing campus safety and security regulations; and inspecting designated areas on a routine basis. 
  • Maintain order and uphold the image and respect of the department and the College through enforcement of College policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to maintain quality customer service and practice effective interpersonal communication skills while utilizing conflict resolution methods.
  • Observe, accurately report and follow up on incidents which may include but are not limited to first aid, life safety, and internal theft.
  • Required to work shifts.
  • Assist in performing routine drills as prescribed. 
  • Respond to reports from faculty, staff, and students of unsafe and/or hazardous areas and conditions. 
  • Make sound decisions during emergency situations based on the College’s policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with local law enforcement/emergency responders as needed.
  • Ensure students, employees, vendors, and visitors follow safety and security related policies and procedures.
  • Enter information into Maxient software program.
  • Maintain reports and logs and other duties as required
  • Operation of college-owned vehicles.


How to Apply




The following is necessary for consideration:

  • Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: Please call Beverly Balliot with any questions or if you are unable to complete the online application for any reason.
  • The application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. A resume is suggested but does not take the place of any questions or details that you need to provide in order to be qualified for the position.  Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment. 
  • References may not be a current HCC employee. Candidates must provide three professional references with email addresses.  At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.  
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the candidate to HR. Upon completion of the hire process in HR, President approval is required in the hire of a candidate. 
  • HCC is a tobacco free campus


HCC is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sex, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status.

Haywood Community College (HCC) is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Founded in 1965, it is an open-door institution with the mission to foster an environment that meets the educational needs of the communities it serves, promotes student success in higher education and in the workplace, and facilitates economic development. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, boasts one of the most beautiful college campuses in the state with an iconic mill pond, a productive greenhouse, dahlia gardens, an orchard garden and a rhododendron garden.     













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185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721