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Employment Opportunities

Security Position (Open File)

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$8.50/hr
  • Posted Date:07/10/2017

Provo City Library at Academy Square
Part-time Regular Position


Essential Duties: This is a Security position in the Provo City Library at Academy Square. The individual appointed to this position will be required to perform the following duties: maintain security in the library and on the grounds; monitor security cameras; observe and/or patrol designated areas or routes; write daily shift reports of activities; watch for and report theft, vandalism, or general impropriety; assist other staff members as needed and perform other related work as required. 


Minimum Requirements: Ability to read and follow directions, and interact with the public at a level sufficient to perform the duties of the position. Previous security experience is desirable.
Wage: $8.50 per hour. Payment will be made by direct deposit. 
Schedule: Approximately fifteen (15) to twenty (20) hours per week. Schedule varies from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturdays. 
Selection Factors: Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognize potential dangers and determine proper courses of action; deal with stressful situations firmly, tactfully and with respect for individual rights; communicate clearly both verbally and in writing; maintain effective relationships with fellow employees and with citizens from various racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds; and observe and remember detail. Individuals selected for this position will be given basic security training before beginning duties.
Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience. Skills test may be given. Selection for this position may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal. 
Physical/Environmental Factors: This work requires physical strength and agility to perform the duties of the position; and exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous materials and potentially stressful circumstances. 
To Apply: Apply online at or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center Street, Provo, Utah.


Applications of those individuals not appointed to the current openings(s) will remain on file for 60 days. Applicants will be eligible for consideration for appointment to any additional Security Guard positions opening within that period of time


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