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Security Officer

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
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OSU – Oklahoma City, located in the heart of Oklahoma City, is looking for a Security Officer.



Job Summary:

Responsible for the protection of this facility against fire, theft, hazardous conditions and illegal or unauthorized entry to OSU-OKC. Monitors radio transmissions and responds to assigned calls and emergency calls for service. Performs vehicle and foot patrols which are essential to students, visitors, employees, and for physical safety and security.




Pay Rate: $8.74 per hour



Working Conditions:

Will work irregular hours and/or shifts, including occasional weekends & holidays 


Must have valid Oklahoma drivers' license and good driving record 


May be exposed to extreme weather conditions 


Must wear issued uniform, uniform articles and uniform accessories 


Must present a clean, professional uniform appearance while maintaining normal and acceptable standards of personal hygiene



Physical Requirements:

Physical and mental stamina to perform the essential job functions 


May need to lift up to 45 pounds. If an object weighs more than 45 pounds, OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two person lift. 


Extensive standing and/or walking; Occasional bending/stooping, squatting/ crouching and pushing/pulling; Manual dexterity/visual ability to operate motor vehicle, computer and radio. Repetitive movement of hand/wrist.  








High School/GED






Current, licensed unarmed security guard from the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)


Must maintain required hours of CLEET approved courses per year

Valid Oklahoma drivers' license and good driving record

Must maintain 16 hours of continuing education after hire






Excellent ability to verbalize instructions, directions or other types of communication to a diverse population of staff, faculty, students and visitors to campus.  

Must be fluent in English, both orally and in writing. 

Strong attention to detail to detect irregularities and change of environment

Strong ability to calmly handle and/or diffuse chaotic or hostile situations  

Ability to use radio to receive and dispatch emergency information

Must be able to evaluate safety requirements for the health and safety of all faculty, staff and students on campus
Must continuously demonstrate a professional and courteous disposition toward students, visitors, and employees.  Patience, tack and good judgment are mandatory requirements for this position.



Applications accepted online only at http://jobs.okstate.edu. Please contact 405-945-3206 if you have questions about applying online. 



Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.



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