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Folger Shakespeare Library
Part Time Security Officer

Position Title: Part Time Security Officer
Concentration: Institutional
Level of Entry: Staff

Hiring Agency

Agency: Folger Shakespeare Library
Address: 201 East Capitol Street, SE
City: Washington
State: DC    Zipcode: 20003
Contact: Chanel Vismara
Phone: 2025444600
Fax: None
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Enforcing security regulations for building entry; monitoring building security panel system.

Responding to internal security check-ins; patrolling the Folger for security compliance.

Issuing and collecting keys and monitoring departing staff and visitors.

Inspecting bags of staff and visitors to ensure the security of Folger property, and monitoring vendors, contractors, and caterers for daytime and evening events.

Ensuring vendors and visitors are properly signed in and out of the building and escorting vendors and contractors to restricted areas.

Enforcing parking regulations for staff and visitors and answering and transferring incoming calls as needed.

Other duties as assigned.




Applicants must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent.?

Applicants are required to have at least one year of verifiable employment in security or safety position, preferably in a library or museum environment.?

Possess or be able to obtain an active and valid Security Officer License?with the District of Columbia?within a specified time period after?hire.?The Folger pays for the Security Officer License.??

Must either hold a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification or be willing to obtain one. The Folger provides this training.??

Skills Required:?

Knowledge of managing surveillance and alarm systems is preferred but not required.??

Excellent customer service and communication skills, including the ability to write detailed reports, is required.??

Ability to?utilize established procedures to resolve issues.??

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 11/18/2022

Application Period Ends: 01/20/2023

Number Positions to be Filled: 4

Yearly Salary: $17.10 to $22.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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