HIRING RANGE: $13.62 Hourly Rate

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

GENERAL INFORMATION: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The College seeks to hire multiple wage security officers for John Tyler Community College for assignments for day (8AM-4PM), evening (4PM-12AM) and midnight shift (12AM-8AM) on the Midlothian or the Chester campus. Incumbents must have flexibility to fill in on all shifts at both locations. Responsibilities include enforcing college, local and state rules and regulations; inspecting assigned areas; recording incidents; securing buildings; monitoring visitor access. Specific duties include; reporting discrepancies and hazardous conditions; conducting both foot and vehicular patrols; monitor surveillance cameras, and respond to emergencies. Provide security at special events such as convocations, registration, and other college functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Considerable experience in a security or law enforcement environment required. Campus Security Officer Certification or ability to obtain within 180 days. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Moderate lifting and extensive walking required. Ability to maintain a positive, productive, cooperative attitude and serve as a team player. Experience providing excellent customer service required. This position requires working flexible schedules that includes weekends, day, evening and night shifts. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.

Preferred: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/241984.

Effective September 1, 2021, state employees will be required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the Governor’s mandate, Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional detail regarding how to request an accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirement will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employees who are unvaccinated.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Human Resources

Chester and Midlothian Campuses

Chester Campus


Goyne Hall, Room A101


Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Midlothian Campus

Administration Building, Room B215

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.