Posted on :
20 Dec, 2017
20 Dec, 2017
Lincoln Community School is one of the leading American International Schools in Africa and currently serves a population of 760 students from over 66 different nationalities.
Job Title: Security Gaurd
Reports to: Security and Safety Assurance Supervisor
Position Summary/Job Goal
Under the supervision of the Security & Safety Assurance Supervisor, the Security Guard is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the LCS campus and residential units.
The security guard is responsible for ensuring all laid down security and safety procedures are adhered to in the course of duties.
Key Responsibilities include:
Ensure the safety and security of the School (students, staff, parents and other members of the community) while on campus or any other school facility.
Conduct day and night security patrols of the school premises and school residential homes as directed by supervisor
Ensure maximum security and safety of school premises during patrols and surveillance.
Observe diligently and report any irregularities or breach of security through the appropriate laid down channels
Guard the entry to school premises diligently and ensure all visitors to the campus meet all laid down security checks
Restrain where necessary trespassers using the appropriate laid down procedures
Work side by side with contracted security guards and ensure the highest standards of security and surveillance are adhered to at all times
Control school traffic and parking within laid down procedures. Ensure the highest standards of health and safety is maintained at all times
To propose and implement appropriate systems under the direction of the Supervisor
Contribute to any investigation of suspicious activities or safety and security violations, accidents, suspected thefts/losses and ensure appropriate records
Responsible for keeping a log book and activity reports
Carries out security checks of persons on campus and school premises for identification, authorization, information and movements.
Have an understanding of procedures for any type of emergency and respond in a timely manner to emergency events
Any other duties commensurate with the role as may be assigned by supervisor.
Required Skills or Experience
A minimum of three years previous security guard experience
Proven experience of night guard patrols
Proven ability to work effectively with staff, students, parents, school administration and local law enforcement representatives.
Good written and verbal communication
Ability to read and write proficiently
SSS qualification or equivalent
Qualification/training in security desirable
Clean driving license ( Class C)
Conditions of work
You will be required to work outside normal working hours.
You will be required to work on a shift system
Tasks are regularly performed with some risk of exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, traffic
hazards and possible violence.
How to Apply
The compensation package for the position is competitive; salary will depend on relevant experience and qualifications. If you have proven a proven track record in an institution of similar nature and meet the job specification requirements then please visit our website: http://www.lincoln.edu.gh/adminvacancies to view the job description. Interested applicants should submit the following:
1. Submit a resume/dossier
2. Cover letter stating how your experience qualifies you for the position
3. Submit a list of references that includes name, office address, phone (office and cell) and current email address. These should be individuals who have supervised your work including your most recent employer.
4. Send these documents, preferably as one PDF file to: [email protected]
5. Please note that the school will only contact short listed candidates