University Security Officer – Fixed term (3 years) Job in Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
Due to some recent changes being made to the University, an exciting opportunity to grow ECU’s internal security team has opened. Edith Cowan University is looking to recruit a number of Security Officers to join the ECU services team.

Digital and Campus Services provides a responsive, integrated and customer-orientated service that brings together the digital and physical environments for students and staff, supporting their teaching, learning, research and administrative needs.

The Security Team is responsible for the delivery of services such as security and traffic, emergency management and access control to enhance the on-campus experience for students, staff and visitors.

The Role
The University Security Officer operates as a skilled member of the security team in the delivery of protective services and responds flexibly to the needs of the job. Security Officers work to ensure that students, staff, and other stakeholders have a safe and enjoyable time on campus by delivering excellent customer service. ECU’s Security Officers need to understand and respond to the needs of stakeholders with well-being a top priority.

This position requires applicants to be able to work across both the Joondalup and Mount Lawley Campus, and work a variety of day, afternoon and night shifts including weekends and public holidays. Typically will be structured as a five week rotation, consisting of 10 shifts per fortnight, including nights, weekends and afternoon shifts.

Whilst no two days are the same in a Security Officer role at ECU, a typical day may involve:

Responding to all security and safety incidents in a timely and professional manner.

Act as Emergency Response Officer during normal business hours, and as Chief Fire Warden after hours.

First Responder and providing First Aid assistance as requested.

Patrols of buildings, car parks and other University grounds, this will typically require up to 15-20k steps per shift.

Actively monitoring and responding to the operation of the security communications system, access control system and intruder alarms.

Control room monitoring

The successful candidate of this role:
As a minimum, hold a current WA Security Officer licence, (Additional Control room Operator licence an advantage)

The ability to undertake tasks which require extensive physical movement.

The ability to complete accurate security incident reports.

The ability to act/relieve in other roles within the unit.

Undertake specific security training as required.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Courage, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full time and part time, 3 year fixed term position attracts a total remuneration package of $71,5050 (inclusive of 17% super) plus allowances including shift and meal allowances ~circa $89,000. Pro-rated for part time positions.

Additionally, if you are required to work 15 or more Saturdays or Public Holidays in a given year, you may be entitled to an additional 5 days of annual leave on top of standard leave entitlements.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Hamish Cotton, Security and Traffic Services Manager on 08 6304 2271 for more information.

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing your suitability for the role based on the capabilities in the (no more than one page).

Additionally, please upload a copy of your Security Officer qualification in accordance with the Security and Related Activities Act (1996) and Associated Regulations (1997).

Closing Date:
Applications close on Sunday 27 November 2022 at 11:30pm AWST.



ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Last Date For Apply: 23/Feb/2023 00:00:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here