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Security Officer

Position: Full-time
Date posted: November 7, 2018

West Virginia Wesleyan College is accepting applications for a full-time Security Officer. The position is primarily responsible for security patrols to maintain security of buildings and provide a safe and secure environment for the campus community.

Security Officer Job Duties:

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, and campus perimeter.
  • Ability to communicate on the phone and by radio to college personnel and Emergency Services Personnel.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; escorting trespassers off the property.
  • Controls parking by enforcing parking policies.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring buildings and property.
  • Maintains organization’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 Anyone interested in the position should send a letter of interest and current resume or a completed application, available in the Security Office, to the following.

Contact Information:
Vickie J. Crowder
Director of Human Resources

West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201



A high school diploma is required with preferably three years of experience and/or training as a police officer, security, or private investigator. The successful candidate must be willing to work all shifts, including weekends, holidays, night and day shift. A background investigation will be conducted on the successful candidate.

Other qualifications:

  • Lifting
  • Surveillance Skills
  • Deals with Uncertainty
  • Judgment
  • Objectivity
  • Dependability
  • Emotional Control
  • Integrity
  • Walking for Extended Periods
  • Safety Management
  • Professionalism
  • Reporting Skills

Contact Info

Vickie Crowder
Director of Human Resources
West Virginia Wesleyan College 59 College Avenue Buckhannon, WV 26201

West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in which all employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.