Part-Time Security Officer

Trinity Episcopal School is an inclusive, forward-thinking, faith-based K-8 independent school that meets each student where they are to nurture the whole child’s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Trinity is located in West Lake Hills, close to downtown Austin, Texas.

Our Mission

At Trinity Episcopal School, we will nurture each child academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We will honor each child’s spirit for learning and life, ever mindful that we are all children of God. 

Overview

The Security Officer's primary role is to help provide a secure environment for the school's students, faculty, staff, and visitors and protect school assets. The Security Officer is a visible deterrent to criminal activity, responds to any emergency events as needed, and performs other security-related tasks directed by the Security Manager. They must have the ability to interact appropriately with faculty, staff, and visitors. Security coverage and shifts will be primarily 20 work hours per week, Monday through Friday. However, times and shifts may vary depending on school activities and necessary campus security coverage.

Reporting

The Security Officer reports to the Security Manager or his superiors.

Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • High School diploma or its’ equivalent
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Reliable and strong work ethic
  • Armed security experience preferred
  • Previous educational security experience preferred
  • Texas DPS PSB Commissioned Security Officer License
  • Active commission pocket card and is in possession of the security officer
  • Attention to detail, good verbal and written communication, including legible report writing

Responsibilities

Daily:

  • Maintain strict entry procedures in/on to school campus through positive identification of students, staff, and visitors.
  • Monitor campus surveillance CCTV for unauthorized individuals and vehicles.
  • Conduct unpredictable patrols by varying the routes and times.
  • Respond to emergencies
  • Participate in school drills
  • Make frequent contact with staff to develop a sense of safety and security while establishing public acceptance, confidence, and approvability for assistance.
  • Document any violations, incidents, or emergencies. 

Ongoing:

  • Work as directed by the Security Manager or his superiors on special projects.
  • Maintain Commissioned Security Officer license authorized by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
  • Trinity Emergency Response Team and Security Committee Member.
  • Read and adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in Trinity’s Security Manual.

Physical Work Environment:

  • Workday regularly includes multiple or conflicting demands, deadlines, and time pressures
  • Work regularly requires sustained concentration
  • Work requires considerable physical effort or manual dexterity
  • Sufficient vision (with correction) to read and to observe more distant objects
  • Ability to do considerable walking to make rounds of the facility
  • Enough stamina to work outside in bad weather conditions when required
  • Hours and shifts: primary work hours and shifts will be Monday – Friday, in the afternoon and evening time areas for security coverage. Primary workweek hours will be 20 hours per week, possibly more depending on school activities. Work times and shifts/ days may vary depending on school activities.

To Apply

Resumes and letters of application should be sent to Human Resources at Trinity Episcopal School, 3901 Bee Cave Road, Austin, TX  78746, or by email to employment@austintrinity.org. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.


Trinity Episcopal School invites all qualified individuals who share our core values to apply for faculty positions. All faculty members must be able to support Trinity’s mission as a Christian school. Trinity Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Trinity Episcopal School complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Trinity Episcopal School expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Trinity Episcopal School employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.