Security Guard

$35,360 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Sells, AZ, USA
  • May 18, 2023
Full time Customer Service Education Entry Level Facilities Public Safety

Job Description

Job Title:       Security Guard

Reports To:   Director of Student Life

Status:           Full-time/ Regular/ Non-Exempt

Salary:           $17.00 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.


  • 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;
  • Support the T-So:son (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; and
  • 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.