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#107353 MarFac Security Guard

Filing Deadline: Thu 1/21/2021

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Provides continuous foot patrol of the Nimitz Marine Facility, Marine Physical Laboratory, and research vessels, including ship's compartments, buildings, grounds, stairwells, walkways, quays, public, and staff areas. Prepares and submits detailed written daily activity log and incident reports in paper and electronic formats. Checks doors and secures all zones at closing. Checks for facility maintenance problems and unlawful acts or infractions of Facility and/or University policies; reports problems immediately to the supervisor, Port Captain, or other manager. Handles emergency situations and building evacuations, as established by policy and procedure. Provides a high degree of public contact and community service, such as public information, giving directions and assistance, providing escorts and general crime prevention. Works closely with campus, military, and harbor police in handling security incidents and incident follow-up tasks.


  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and procedures; ability to learn understand and follow policies and procedures pertaining to all aspects of security for MarFac grounds and people in the buildings.

  • Proven ability to work well and cooperatively with faculty and staff, emergency personnel, students, and the public.

  • Strong communication skills for group activities including expressing ideas effectively, seeking and respecting the opinions of others, active listening, and willingness to share ideas; facilitation skills sufficient to participate in and lead discussions.

  • Ability to exercise proper discretion and confidentiality when dealing with law enforcement information, information about individuals, and other information obtained in the line of duty.

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and operate portable telephones, radios, and other communication devices appropriately and professionally.

  • Ability to handle a high degree of public contact responsibly and effectively. Ability to remain calm, take appropriate action, and maintain a professional and impartial stance in all safety, security, emergency, and/or disaster situations as encountered.

  • Demonstrated written reporting skills including the proper use of grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

  • Proficient ability to use personal computers, printers, and word processing and database software in a networked environment.

  • Ability to record in writing information obtained during interviews and investigations. Knowledge of correct techniques to screen calls, provide messages, and track responses, both verbal and written.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must be willing and able to work one of three shifts; day/swing/mid-watch. Must be able to adjust work schedule for extended hours, weekends, and holiday coverage

  • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) issued by the TSA.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year)
c) Work/Life Balance
d) Life insurance
e) UC Retirement Plan
f) Pet Insurance

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Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$18.76 - 21.13 /hour
Rosecrans Street
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day