About Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH) is an independent school offering a rigorous college preparatory program that delivers an unparalleled academic experience.

Job Description

Position Title:                Security Guard

Position Status:             Full-time & Part-time

FLSA Classification:       Non-Exempt

Reports To:                    Director of Facilities

Position Purpose

Provide campus security and safeguard students, employees, visitors, and property.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Locks and unlocks campus and building entrances and exits.
  • Provides security at campus and building entrances and exits; provides direction and information; provides security at events as needed.
  • Patrols, on foot and using a vehicle, school grounds to identify security risks and to ensure buildings, all rooms, both internal and external doors, windows, parked cars, and security systems are safe and secured.
  • Attends all responses to alarms, medical emergencies, fires, and other similar matters, evacuating premises and contacting appropriate emergency services if required.
  • Provides protection to self and others including the administration of first aid if required.
  • Monitors campus for environmental hazards, illegal activities, and vandalism; report or take corrective action as required by school policy.
  • Ensures compliance with parking policy by checking permits; issues citations as required.
  • Assists with traffic flow during student drop-off and pickup periods; sets traffic control devices as necessary.
  • Records information regarding security and monitoring activity; maintains logs and writes activity reports.
  • Undertakes escort duties for staff, students, and visitors.
  • Assists with snow removal.
  • Removes trash during and after events.
  • Sets up and/or takes down tables and chairs before and after events.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to all that enter campus.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or his designate.


  • High school diploma or GED required; at least one year of previous security, military or enforcement vocational training or experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills for addressing potential conflicts.
  • Successful completion of employment background screening and verification; requires valid state driver’s license if driving is required as part of the job.
  • The ability to take charge but deal professionally and calmly in emergency situations.
  • The ability to analyze security and safety risks and make appropriate recommendations in a school setting.
  • The ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form.
  • The ability to work effectively with employees, students, parents, school administration, and local law enforcement representatives.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends shifts.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

  • Must be able to occasionally lift, push, pull or carry equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • Must be able to reach and occasionally run and drive a vehicle in the normal course of duties.
  • Must be able to sustain approximately four (4) hours of on foot patrol.
  • May deal with highly stressful situations in the normal course of duties.
  • Tasks are regularly performed with some risk of exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, and violence.

Application Procedure

  • Interested candidates, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to careers@sch.org.

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Education Level

4- Year Degree