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13 Dec 2022

Full-Time Campus Security Officer

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a non-permanent, classified Campus Security Officer. This position in Security/Safety is responsible for performing general security work for the college campuses. The Campus Security Officer is expected to work on campus Monday-Friday from 3 pm – 11 pm. The position is expected to begin mid-January and will end October 31, 2023.


  • McClaskey Culinary Institute offers fast, fresh, and healthy dining options for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The space, located in Gaiser Hall, features three kiosks, a full-service retail bakery and barista bar, grab-and-go items, and a student-run restaurant.
  • Coffee Lounge in Hannah Hall and Clark Café in Joan Stout Hall.
  • Campus bookstore offers snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies.
  • On-campus childcare.
  • Gym and recreation facilities.
  • Clark promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events.


  • Enforce campus regulations and local, state, and federal laws.
  • Patrol the campus by walking, biking, gas/electric cart, patrol vehicle, to enforce College policy and procedures.
  • Check buildings and grounds for disruptive people, fire, property damage and other irregularities.
  • Protect the safety of students and College employees and their property.
  • Respond to emergency calls including fire alarms and medical emergencies.
  • Prepare incident reports utilizing computerized systems.
  • Enforce College parking and traffic regulations.
  • Provide service to the College community including building access, parking lot escort, and motorist assistance.
  • Operate equipment including radios, vehicle entry tools, booster packs, gas/electric carts, and patrol vehicle.
  • Obtain and maintain first aid/CPR/AED certification.
  • Operate as a Campus Security Authority (CSA); Complete all assigned training in Clery Act compliance.
  • Provide effective customer service.
  • Ability to work well and effectively to communicate with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds both in and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to adapt easily to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
  • Ability to coordinate with others to share information, make decisions, and implement solutions to problems or complaints.
  • Perform related duties as required.


Position Requirements and Competencies:

Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in security/law enforcement environment, or related field.
  • Must possess a current valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.
  • Must have no felony convictions.
  • Sufficient ability (i.e. standing, walking, climbing stairs, visual and auditory observation, and communication skills) to perform general duty security work.
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 22-13.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine attestation status must be received by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office


Job Readiness/Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to work all shifts, including swing shift, graveyard, and weekends and at multiple campus sites.
  • Willingness and ability to walk for extended periods of time.
  • Willingness to work as a contributing member of the Safety/Security team.
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.



Salary Range: $3,734 – $4,892/month | Step A-L (commensurate with qualifications and experience) | Range: 46 | Code:  385E

Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.

Clark College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes vacation/sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled; priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been submitted by 3pm, December 19, 2022.




  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process


Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.



Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.



The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.


Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.


Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.



Clark College Human Resources

December 12, 2022


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Job Types: Full-Time.


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