Appointment: Temporary, part-time, 20 hours per week. Position currently anticipated to last approximately 4 months, depending on continued university and department needs.
This position repairs and installs locks, panic hardware, door closers/openers, and door hardware/pins. The locksmith repairs and adjusts lock cores and cuts and marks keys for all campus facilities. Additionally, the position may perform troubleshooting and make repairs when possible to card readers, electric locks, and hinges. The individual in this position is assigned tasks and works in conjunction with the university locksmith and with Facilities Services staff members as needed. The part-time locksmith may be assigned other mission related tasks as necessary.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
Interact professionally with faculty, staff, and students while performing assigned work.
Communicate and work effectively with other university departments as needed.
Coordinate repairs with constituents to minimize disruption.
Repair/replace locks and keys and related hardware on campus.
Troubleshoot problems and provide viable solutions.
Install and repair lock, panic hardware, closures and all door hardware.
Install lock cores and cut keys for all locks on campus.
Perform initial troubleshooting and general repair on electronic locks and related components.
Repair and maintain electronic door openers and devices.
Completes repair orders to support the campus community.
Pick locks and safes and changes combinations upon request.
Work with security operations to maintain key control records.
Perform other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Budget Responsibilities No budgetary responsibilities. All staff must be fiscally responsible by caring for issued department equipment. Qualifications:
High School diploma or G.E.D.
Washington State Driver's license.
1 year of related work experience demonstrating ability to perform locksmith tasks and use tools associated with the trade.
Ability to adapt rapidly to a changing workday.
Locksmith experience to include hardware installation, key cutting, core pinning, service and repair.
Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting.
Must be able to legally and safely operate university vehicles.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with supervisors, co-workers, and customers.
Customer service orientation is vital.
Must have the ability to interact seamlessly with university department and all other constituent groups.
Ability to effectively use hand & power tools, key cutting equipment, lock picking tools, lock boring jigs, hinge template guides, etc.
Must have knowledge of and practices appropriate safety techniques, Material Safety Data Sheets and fall protection guidelines.
Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 20 pounds.
Ability to work overhead with both hands simultaneously.
Ability to climb, stand, and work on a ladder for an extended period.
Must have dexterity, coordination, and corrected vision to perform tedious and precision tasks.
Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community. Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.
This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
This position is not eligible for benefits.
Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. A review of applications will begin immediately.
Letter of Interest (optional)
Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.
We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
About Puget Sound Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nations most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit 'About Puget Sound' (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA
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Puget Sound is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Tacoma, Washington. Founded in 1888, the University of Puget Sound is rich in history and traditions enjoyed by generations of students, faculty, and community members. Puget Sound offers a four-year curriculum in the liberal arts tradition with more than 50 traditional and interdisciplinary programs as well as selected graduate programs that build effectively on a liberal arts foundation.