Security Guard

  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Arizona 86, Sells, AZ, USA
  • Jan 06, 2020
Full time Entry Level Facilities Public Safety

Job Description

Job Title:       Security Guard

Reports To:   Director of Student Life

Status:           Full-time/ Regular/ Non-Exempt

Salary:           $15.00 an hour

SUMMARY: Monitor the security of Tohono O’odham Community College property from theft and vandalism. Report breaches of security to the proper authorities. The Security Guard will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.


  • Patrol the campus hourly via motor vehicle or on foot to deter vandalism, theft, and unauthorized entry or use of the facilities;
  • Secure all unlocked doors, windows, and gates;
  • Respond to emergency situations when needed;
  • Insure all policies and procedures regarding security are fulfilled;
  • Coordinate security issues with law enforcement agencies;
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions;
  • Complete a daily log sheet of events;
  • Performs other duties of similar nature or level.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish.
  • Knowledge and understanding in the history and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.


  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past year. 


  • Customer service principles;
  • Traffic laws;
  • Safe work practices;
  • Communication methods and techniques;
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; demonstrates attention to detail; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; treats people with respect regardless of their status or position.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedures manuals, operating, and maintenance instructions. 


  • Providing customer service;
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and follows through on commitment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively; comprehends verbal and written instructions;
  • Responds to requests for service and assistance;
  • Must be punctual and dependable and willing to work overtime when necessary;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson.  The security guard will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multicultural setting.


The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k). 


Applications are available on line at Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to:



P.O. BOX 3129

SELLS, AZ  85634

VOICE (520) 383-0049

FAX (520) 383-0029


"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

Revised:  11/27/19 sdo