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Campus Security Officer

Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 46687
Facility: Job Corps

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Wage: $17.00/hour

Not your ordinary security job! 

Are you working towards a career in law enforcement, or maybe retiring from one? Come gain experience in conflict resolution, communication, and teamwork while protecting our next generation! Help change the lives of young adults who have made the choice to move away from home in order to gain better job skills and brighten their future.  

Schedules available:
  1. Four days, 10-hour shifts to include weekends. 
  2. Five days, 8-hour shifts to include weekends.
Responsible for performing guard, patrol, investigative and safety duties in assigned areas to protect life and property against theft, misappropriation, fire, flood, or similar disaster, in compliance with government and management directives.
  • Ensure safety and security of staff, students, buildings, and property through patrols, inspections, and investigations.
  • Maintain logs; write incident reports and accident documentation.
  • Conduct searches when required; assure accountability of students; complete student and visitor check-in and check-out procedures.
  • Conduct telephone switchboard and radio dispatch duties at main gate.
  • Provide positive, quality customer service to students and staff.
  • Transport students in rural or urban environments as needed.
  • Assist with development of new safety policies and procedures.
  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.
Job Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent. Have the ability to occasionally lift and carry 50-70 pounds and frequently climb stairs for patrols, investigations, and emergencies. Valid driver’s license in the state of residence with acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency.

Company-paid benefits, Three weeks vacation, two weeks sick leave, and eleven holidays for full-time employees. Fidelity 401(k) with fully-vested company match after one year. Life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance, and an EAP for employees and their immediate family.

Optional benefits
Three medical plan
options (two with a Health Savings Account company match); vision and dental insurance; short-term disability, dependent life, and additional employee life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance.  VOYA critical illness, accident, and hospital insurance are also available.  Enjoy use of our fitness center and racquetball courts and low-cost ($3.50) meals in our dining hall. 

About Tongue Point:
Tongue Point Job Corps Center is operated by MTC for the U.S. Department of Labor. Located at the mouth of the Columbia River, the Center is one of the five largest employers in Clatsop County. Students apply for admission and work at their own pace, guided by academic and career training instructors who are committed to their success.

Tongue Point offers students training in 12 vocations. We are the only Job Corps Center in the nation with a seamanship program; it is the Center's largest vocation.

Tongue Point Job Corps Center has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by reducing services on site. Our center provides 24/7 security to protect the students and staff on campus. Staff have increased sanitizing on center and consistently practice 6-foot social distancing. We are trying to limit non-essential visitors to our center and will host initial interviews via phone.

Tongue Point Job Corps Center is a drug-free workplace and a tobacco-free campus.  Because of the Center being a federally-funded program, all offers of employment are contingent upon passing a drug-screen, which includes being negative for THC/marijuana.

Questions?  Please call 503-338-4961.

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Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. MTC values Diversity!

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