Campus Safety and Security is seeking a Senior Security Systems Specialist who will assist in the delivery of campus safety and security services to the Johns Hopkins University community.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
This position provides team lead of Security Systems.
Duties include: leading the activities of assigned Security Systems Specialists, schedule work shifts, leave and assignment of subordinate personnel in a 24-7 emergency communications and monitoring facility.
Perform periodic work inspections and provide input towards performance evaluations of subordinate personnel.
Ensure equitable workload and quality of performance.
Monitor and respond to proprietary intrusion, environmental, and fire alarm systems.
Monitor and respond to proprietary closed circuit television systems for events or activity that may require a Security response.
Provide general assistance and information to Hopkins students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Carry out administrative tasks as may be necessary for the operation of the Communications Center.
Coordinate handling of emergency situations and deployment of Hopkins security personnel during critical incidents.
Monitor Baltimore Police Department transmission and activities and transmit pertinent information to University security personnel.
Contact and direct Baltimore Police, Fire and Paramedics as may be necessary.
Create and maintain manual and computerized reports, logs, records and data.
Perform other such duties as assigned, from time to time, be necessary.
Perform periodic testing and evaluation of Security Systems to ensure reliability.
Assume the duties of the Security Systems Specialist in the latter's absence.
Position includes shift work with holidays and weekends.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED required (accredited/regulated program).
Three years related experience including familiarity with communication technology and call-taking techniques
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Must be able to pass an extensive Maryland State Police / F.B.I. background investigation and complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening.
Successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements.
Some college preferred.
Four years related experience including two or more years in a progressively responsible supervisory/management role and familiarity with communication technology and call-taking techniques.
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must possess excellent people skills and an ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Must be able to speak clearly and understandably in telephone and radio communications.
Must be able to function effectively in a highly-charged work environment under stressful emergency conditions.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Windows computer environment.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office components is desirable.
Must be able to function effectively for extended periods in a seated position with periodic short breaks provided.
Must have unrestricted use of both hands.
Must possess full hearing capabilities.
Must have binocular vision, corrected to a minimum of 20/40 in both eyes.
Classified Title: Sr. Security Systems Specialist Working Title: Sr. Security Systems Specialist Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OE Starting Salary Range: $17.59 - $20.35 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 8 hours day / 5 days a week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001623-Security Administration and Training Personnel area: University Administration
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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