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Security Guard
Security ยท Salina, Kansas

The Salina Public Library is looking to hire one security guard for alternating weekend shifts. The security guards at Salina Public Library provide high-quality, friendly and professional services. As a guard, one must provide excellent customer service and understand how to work with diverse patrons. Effective communication is a must and the ability to respond to security issues in a decisive and confidential manner. To be a part of our library team, a positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to work well with everyone is required. *Must be at least 18 years of age and willing to work evenings, weekends and on special occasions as needed.

Reports To: Head of Security
Hours/Schedule: Part-Time
Every other weekend
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.

Schedules are adjusted as needed for the Library. Above is an anticipated schedule. This is subject to change based upon service levels.

Starting Hourly Pay: starting pay: $16.22

paid time off after 1 year
wage level system w/set performance-based increases

Minimum Education: High school Diploma
Work Experience: Preferred, but not required
Supervisory Experience: Not required

Duties & Responsibilities
The Security Guard must
take an active, decisive role in daily safety and security issues.
have technology skills to operate security systems and equipment including but not limited to security cameras and alarm systems.
maintain confidentiality.
continually patrol library property, observe activity and take appropriate action as needed.
monitor and react to emergencies and activities on Library property.
make safety/security announcements as needed.
support the librarys mission and provide exceptional customer service, whether to patrons or co-workers.
under general guidance, have the ability to work honestly and independently.
be reliable. Work scheduled hours, show up ready to work on time and use breaks appropriately.
maintain a general knowledge of programs and services offered by the wider library.
communicate clearly, accurately and in a timely manner with a diverse set of patrons and co-workers.
be willing to help in any area of the library as needed.
be able to enforce library policy and follow procedure in a variety of situations, including high-stress or confrontational interactions.
prepare for and participate in staff and project team meetings.
help to maintain organized and tidy library spaces.
demonstrate professional behavior and comply with library policies and procedures, including adhering to library dress code.
perform other duties as assigned.

Valid Drivers License.
Pre-employment drug screen. (post-employment drug screen may also take place)
Pre-employment background check.
Basic keyboarding skills.
The ability to work with a variety of technology equipment and applications including, but not limited to, word documents, spreadsheets, internet browsers, email, and Google Drive.

Physical Demands / Work Environment
Light to moderate physical work
Lifting, carrying and pushing up to 40 pounds with or without assistance.
Frequent lifting, carrying, standing, walking, bending, climbing stairs, twisting, reaching, pulling, and pushing.
Speech and hearing abilities to maintain communication with patrons and co-workers.
Vision to read and interpret reports, written documents, and electronic communications.
Work is primarily indoors, with some outdoor work for book drop pickups and other Library event assistance.

*The above position information is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all of his/her duties or responsibilities.

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Contact Information:

301 W Elm
Salina, Kansas 67401

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