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Gate Attendant (Applicant Pool)

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Position Title: Gate Attendant (Applicant Pool)
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Full-Time or Part-Time Status: Full-Time, 9 months, Full-Time, 12 months
If Part-Time, hours per week:
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:
Staff Job Type: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

The Saint Joseph’s University Office of Public Safety & Security seeks applicants for 12 month and 9 month Gate Attendant positions. This posting will serve as a repository for applications in anticipation of future hiring needs. This pool will remain open year round and, as openings occur, we will interview and select candidates from this pool.

This position is an important part of the Public Safety operation on this campus. Vehicles and pedestrians entering and leaving parking lot areas must be monitored.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• The Gate Attendant is required to stand at the entrance of the parking lot, in a conspicuous position, greeting and engaging all that enter their area of responsibility.
• Gate Attendants must familiarize themselves with all current University parking regulations.
• Gate Attendants will be issued hand-held radios and will report any observed violations to the Public Safety dispatcher.
• This person is responsible for reporting any and all suspicious activity to the Public Safety Security Officer and/or Public Safety Shift Captain.

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Maintain a current list of vehicles on the Department of Public Safety Boot & Tow list. Notify the Public Safety dispatcher when any vehicle on this list is observed in your area of assignment.
• Provide information to all students and visitors that you come in contact with

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

• Must be able to stand outdoors in all types of weather conditions for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to stay awake and alert for the entirety of the shift.
• Normal work hours are Monday-Friday from 7am-3pm.
• May on occasion be required to work an extended shift during special events, i.e. move-in, move-out and commencement.

Minimum Requirements:

• This position requires a High School Diploma or equivalent as well as a minimum of one (1) year demonstrated customer service experience.
• Must have the ability to interact professionally with the public, and upon request, direct visitors to specific sites on campus.
• Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language, read and write instructions, reports and other work-related information in legible handwriting.
• Must have sound judgment, patience, courtesy and dependability in attendance.
• Successful background check clearance under Saint Joseph’s University’s “Minors on Campus Policy” (PA Criminal Records Check, FBI Fingerprinting Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance Check).

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional Information:
Position Classification: Service
Union: Public Safety and Security
Number of direct reports to this position: 0
Department: 443005 - Office of Public Safety & Security
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 02/23/2017
Date Open to External Applicants: 02/23/2017
Job Close Date: 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Less than High School
    • High School / GED
    • Some College
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
  2. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  3. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents