Texas A&M University Security Sergeant - Nights in College Station, Texas

Position Information

Position Title Security Sergeant - Nights

Posting Title Security Sergeant - Nights (TAMU Internal Applicants Only)

System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)

Department UNIVERSITY POLICE / 02-120050

Posting Number S00981FY17

Salary $14.53 - $18.67

Pay Basis Hourly

Job Close Date 07/22/2017

Geographic Location College Station

Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time

Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No

Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No

EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Security Sergeant – Nights, under general supervision, presents a positive image of a concerned and capable security professional through bearing, demeanor and presence as duties are performed throughout campus in a highly visible manner during evening and night hours. Supervises and coordinates activities of a shift of Security Officers.

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Attainment of the Advanced Security Officer rank with a minimum of 18 months total service in the Security Officer Program or other comparable full-time employment.

Preferred Education and Experience

Associate degree or any combination of training, education and experience.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

Must have a State of Texas class “C” vehicle operator’s license or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations


Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Physical ability and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities, which require outside working conditions and shift work with varying days off. Ability to work with reduced levels of managerial oversight. Ability to work non-business hours shifts starting at or after 4:00 p.m. and ending at 8:00 a.m. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills


Other Requirements or Other Factors

Must pass a departmental board review. New hires must successfully complete a background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background and credit history. Must have the ability to operate a two-wheel self-balancing mobile patrol unit.

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors


Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Supervises and coordinates activities of Security Officers. Observes Security Officers in the performances of their duties. Reviews other activities, enforces efficient performance as required. Inspects uniforms and equipment. Prepares and completes comprehensive monthly reports and statistics. Supervises Security Officers on overtime assignments. Takes care of complaints against Security Officers. Performs these duties with less managerial oversight, requiring additional levels of decision-making skills and discretion.

Duties Performed

Patrols residence halls and fills other assignments when understaffed. Performs directed patrols on a daily basis. Due to conditions of darkness, must be more alert for hazards and security threats.

Duties Performed

Orientates and trains new security officers in security procedures. Schedules training of subordinates.

Duties Performed

Provide support at special events, e.g. football games, yell practice.

Duties Performed

Perform other duties as assigned.

Duties Performed

Ensures that Managers and/or other appropriate levels of administrative staff are informed and kept up to date regarding emergencies or special circumstances. Handles security issues and criminal reporting issues without the assistance of Managers or other assistance sections of the department.