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1 months ago

Security Guard

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Job Description

American Leadership Academy is currently accepting applications for a part-time security guard at our Applied Technologies campus in Mesa, AZ who will provide for the safety and welfare of students during classroom and non-classroom activities; minimizing the frequency and/or severity of harmful incidents; and communicating observations and/or incidents that have a potential impact on the general well being of students, school personnel, and/or visitors.

Candidates must possess, or be willing to obtain, an IVP fingerprint clearance card from the Department of Public Safety. Previous experience working as a security guard is preferred, but not required. High School diploma or equivalent.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Communicates to the Dean or other Administrators any observations or activities that may be in violation of school policies and/or an indication of possible criminal activity to ensure safety of students, staff and the public.
  • Collaborates with other school and district personnel, assigned police officer, representatives of local agencies, etc. for the purpose of providing information regarding investigations, criminal activities, gang activities, vandalism, etc. for the safety and security of school site.
  • Communicates school policies and enforcement procedures to students, personnel and visitors for the purpose of ensuring their understanding of the potential consequences of violation.
  • Intervenes in potential conflicts for the purpose of minimizing disruptions of campus activities and/or injury to involved parties.
  • Monitors some student events (e.g. dances, athletic events, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety of participants of the event and security of facilities.
  • Prepares a variety of documents (e.g. incident reports, security logs, memos, letters, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information.
  • Monitor and inspect both Elementary and High School security and safety by patrolling and securing both campuses including JH/HS lunches.
  • Other functions which assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Assist with building maintenance as needed.
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Candidates with the following qualities and abilities will thrive as part of our team:

  • Administering first aid; operating standard office equipment and using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
  • Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.
  • Self-motivated
  • Dependable
  • Committed to go above and beyond
  • Follow oral and written instruction
  • Perform physical work that may require lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping and climbing.

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Prior Experience in a Security Role
  • IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced Knowledge of Security Guard Requirements
  • Prior Experience Working Security for a School

If you have any questions about the position, please send an email to

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