Part-Time Security Officer

The Deerfield Academy Safety and Security Department is seeking, Part-time Security Officers to work on an on-call or intermittent/event basis.

Reporting to the Director of Safety & Security, Deerfield Academy’s Security Officers work with all campus departments to provide a safe learning environment.

Primary responsibilities include: developing relationships with employees to promote positive communications and team building; managing traffic and human control on a daily basis and for academy events; training students and employees on Emergency Procedures; utilizing emergency notification systems such as RAVE; responding to all emergency calls, threats to the safety and security of students and/or employees, including fire and security alarms; completing Incident Reports according to standard departmental protocols; patrolling Academy property regularly throughout shifts; checking doors, gates, windows and all points of entry; inspecting all campus buildings on a regular basis to ensure compliance with state and local fire regulations and monitoring campus security and fire alarms.

The successful candidate will have completed 12th grade or the equivalent; have 1-3 years’ work experience demonstrating community service, dependability and good interpersonal skills; possess working knowledge of MS Office, internet and mobile applications; have the ability to effectively interact with adults, adolescents and children in a pleasant manner. Must be able to work as part of a team. First Responder and CPR preferred, Valid Driver’s License required.

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Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.