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Library Security Rover - Job #636


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Student Employment
office hours:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed daily for lunch,
noon to 1 p.m.)

Student Job Opening

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 10:45am
Student supervisor: 
Ronald Billy, Jr.
STDT 2, ($15.59/hr)
How many students will be hired for this job?: 
Does this job require work study?: 
Work Study Required

Work Schedule

Minimum Hours/Week: 
Maximum Hours/Week: 
Minimum Hours/Shift: 
Specific Work Hours: 
Sunday & Thursday 9:30 PM - 2:30 AM, & Tuesday 12 PM - 4 PM

Job Information

Job Duties: 

1. Report to work on time and get post assignment and briefing from your supervisor.

2. Patrol and check the assigned area of responsibilities.  Carry communication equipment and a building key set. Be reachable and know the dead communication spots within the library complex. Be alert for any safety/security hazards and maintenance problems. Report findings to supervisor and accomplish the appropriate security forms.e the Library/Campus policy on conduct, Campus building code, and California law applicable to libraries.  

3.  Enforce the Library/Campus policy on conduct, Campus building code, and California law applicable to libraries.  Implement the Library Emergency Procedures during an emergency.

4. Implement the Library Emergency Procedures during an emergency.

5. Implement the book detection alarm response when the book detectors are activated.

6. Provide information and directions to patrons.  Be familiar with the service locations within the library.

7. Conduct building evacuation announcement in case of a fire or any type of emergency.  Conduct closing announcement: 30 minutes - 15 minutes before and at the end of library hours.  Refer to the written script.

8. Clear library of patrons at closing.  Perform opening and closing duties which include turning on and timing off lights, locking & unlocking exterior & interior doors and turning on and shutting down computers. 

9. Report any incident/complaint; illegal, suspicious, criminal activity to your supervisor and complete the required security reports.  Maintain a daily chronological record of events occurring on shifts on the Daily Activity Report (DAR).

10. Account for all equipment at the beginning and end of your shift.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

Must be a currently enrolled student at the University of California, Berkeley, have work study and be able to work the designated shifts.  Must be able to work during summer and intersession and able to pick up extra shifts during the weeks of RRR and Final examinations.



Desired Qualifications: 

Previous library or security experience, Certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid.

Open Shifts:

Sunday 9:30 PM - 2:30 AM

Tuesday 12 PM - 4 PM

Thursday 9:30 PM - 2:30 AM

Special Notes: 

Prefer local students or students that are willing to work during the summer.

The University Library Security team at Doe, Moffitt, and Gardner Stacks are looking for responsible and reliable individuals with a pleasant personality but can enforce building policy.  Neat in appearances, good manners, & works well with fellow student workers.  Must be able to maintain assigned positions and patrolling duties, and remain attentive at all times and interact confidently with the public.