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Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind
  • Position Number: 5366346
  • Location: Talladega, AL
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

R-9675 Security Guard -Campus Safety and Security Department (DECATUR CAMPUS)-Re-Advertised

Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind

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R-9675 Reference #99871005754500

Posting Date: June 12, 2024

Candidates who are blind or visually impaired and/or deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to apply for this position and may be given preference in hiring as permitted by federal laws. Information related to disability is not required, and if disclosed voluntarily, will be used only in AIDB's efforts to create opportunities for individuals with exceptionalities. Non-disclosure will not subject any applicant to adverse treatment.

POSITION:Security GuarCampus Safety and Security Department (DECATUR CAMPUS)



Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) is the world's most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are Deaf, Blind, DeafBlind and multidisabled and their families. Founded in 1858, AIDB serves more than 36,000 infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with hearing and vision loss throughout Alabama each year.

Our services literally span a lifetime including five campuses in Talladega, ten regional centers located throughout the State of Alabama with programs that range from early and senior intervention, traditional and nontraditional education services in residential and outreach settings and a manufacturing facility that is the state's largest employer of adults who are Deaf, Blind, or DeafBlind. Our employees are among the organization's most valuable assets and resources. We share compassion for leveling the playing field for all. Our mission makes AIDB a unique place to work.

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Security experience or active reserve duty desired, but not required.
  • During the last five years, applicant must have spent at least two years on a job that required standing/walking for long periods of time.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama Driver License and be eligible to be insured by AIDB insurance carriers.
  • Must present a positive public image.
  • Must be able to deal well with public/people.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication.
  • Must be able to follow written communication.
  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions.
  • Must be highly self-motivated.
  • Must have past work record which demonstrates a high level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  • A sign language proficiency level of SURVIVAL according to the AIDB evaluation system must be obtained within the first twelve (12) months of employment; a sign language proficiency level of SURVIVAL PLUS according to the AIDB evaluation system be obtained within the first thirty-six (36) months of employment.
  • Upon offer of employment, the applicant must submit to a fingerprint background check at an agency designated and paid by AIDB.

  • Report any trespassers to local law enforcement agency and document accordingly.
  • Ensures security of buildings.
  • Completes investigations and reports findings.
  • Work cooperatively with AIDB personnel to serve students.
  • Work cooperatively with community agencies.
  • Participates in all training sessions and workshops provided.
  • Prepares and submits reports in a timely manner.
  • Communicates directives clearly.
  • Follows AIDB rules and regulations, enforces AIDB's policies and procedures.
  • Maintains and enforces traffic and parking regulations.
  • Responds to campus security needs.
  • Checks buildings, doors, and facilities to ensure security.
  • Communicates efficiently on two-way radio and cellular phone.
  • Locks and secures building(s).
  • Participates in in-service and development activities.
  • Interacts appropriately with clients and families.
  • Works flexible schedule as required including nights and weekends.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SALARY: $14.35 - $16.70 per hour Scale C5 Rank 29

Annual salary based on hours scheduled to work each academic school year.

Direct deposit is required.

BENEFITS: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Available

Alabama State TRS Retirement

Deferred Compensation Options Available

Paid Time Off

This is a non-exempt position, and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


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