Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Wed Jan 27 2021 Job Description:
The WKU Police Department / Access Control Locksmith position preforms essential services for all members of the WKU community. The position requires high integrity and ethical behavior to ensure security and safety of the University. Candidates must have ability to work in stressful situations, manage conflicts, and preform tedious task with fine motor skills. Additional job challenges include: providing high levels of customer service, working through task distractions, focusing on fine details, and long term planning.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Basic master keying for small format interchangeable cores
Service high security cylinders and cores
Key identification, duplication, and stamping
Reading key codes and planning building key associations
Using key management system and electronic key card software
Knowledgeable on various Lock-set functions, servicing, and Installation
Familiarity with related safety codes
Knowledge of basic electricity and key-less mechanical locks
Servicing related door hardware
Preform professional lock opening technique
Available for "On-Call" service and responding after hours to lock issues
Servicing other locking mechanisms as needed
Work occasional evenings for campus lock up
Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:
Proficient with common computer software programs and keyboarding
Ability to communicate in a professional and effective manner
Excellent work ethic history
Ability to perform services in adverse weather and low light conditions
Ability to perform strenuous physical labor/ heavy lifting, carrying, reaching, bending, and kneeling: Including- Lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders, walking 1/2 mile, reaching overhead, and climbing stairs
Possess fine dexterity and excellent hand eye coordination
Demonstrate a good mechanical aptitude
High school diploma or GED equivalency
Possess a valid Kentucky driver's license
Certified locksmith or related security / mechanical field experience determined appropriate for position
Available for overtime, some weekends, and occasional nights
Pass thorough background check and reference screening
Salary Grade: 106 Salary Range: $15-$19.10/hr
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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