Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Buildings And Grounds Patrol Officer

Recruitment #220623-1248PS-001

Introduction

In the State of ConnecticutNaugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) is a public, two-year, associate degree granting, co-educational, non-residential college and a  constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU). With accredited campuses in Waterbury and Danbury, the College serves a 22-town region and awards associate degrees and certificates in academic programs that transfer to four-year universities, as well as career-track programs in manufacturing, business, and early childhood education. In addition to its strong allied health and nursing programs, NVCC also offers a robust selection of non-credit certificates focused on healthcare, industry, and other workforce development career opportunities.

We are recruiting for multiple Building and Grounds Patrol Officer positions. Details regarding these positions are as follows:
  • One (1) full-time position - Days and shifts for this position are assigned by bid shift, so the applicant must be willing to work and be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift.  If working 1st shift (7am - 3pm) or 2nd shift (3pm - 11pm), the days will vary depending on department need.  If working 3rd shift (11pm - 7am), the schedule will be Sunday - Thursday.  
  • One (1) part-time position - Friday & Saturday, 3rd shift (11pm - 7am).
Naugatuck Valley Community College offers an excellent salary and competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time off!

Selection Plan

To comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.   Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful background check. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful background check. NOTE:  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include a resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.  Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

For any general recruitment questions regarding this position please contact the CSCU Recruitment Team at CSCU-Recruitmentteam@commnet.edu.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to CSCU-Recruitmentteam@commnet.edu.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

At a state institution, university or school, facility or at the State Regional Market this class is accountable for providing basic security services designed to insure the control and safety of clients, students, employees and the visiting public.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Enforces regulations relating to parking and traffic control as established by assigned agency; directs traffic on state property; issues tickets for violations; gives information and assistance to visitors; guards entrances and exits to prevent trespass, vandalism, theft and other violations; performs routine vehicle and foot patrol duty and monitors security and alarm systems to detect theft and other criminal acts; provides security escorts; provides first aid when necessary; performs dispatching and record keeping functions at a desk post; at a state hospital, assists in maintaining order among patients; assists in searching for missing patients; may assist in fire prevention and fire fighting activities; at an agency or institution, may oversee the activities of fellow officers as designated; at the State Regional Market, collects stall fees from vendors and prepares receipts of same; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Interpersonal skills; basic oral and written communication skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience or training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Protective service experience in an educational setting.
  • Security Guard Certification and/or Associates degree in Criminal Justice field.
  • Experience with fire alarm systems.
  • Working knowledge of computer software, including, but not limited to Microsoft Office and Excel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Appointment to positions within the Connecticut Marketing Authority will be in accordance with Section 22-63a(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and maintain a Standard First Aid Certificate and/or CPR certification.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.
  2. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to the attendant discomforts of working outdoors, to the effort of prolonged periods of walking and standing while on foot patrol and/or guard duty, and to some danger of injury in performing the duties of the class.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

This position will be filled in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.