Safety / Security Position - Universal Companies
Position: Safety / Security Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Climate Control Specialist
Job Location: Universal Audenreid Charter High School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Universal Companies
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Title: Climate Control Specialist
Universal Education Mission Statement
The Universal Education mission is to provide a rich and high quality education for every scholar to prepare them for college, technical school, entrepreneurship that leads to a sustainable career in the 21st century and build altruistic alumni who contribute to the transformation of their communities as future leaders and positive members of society.
Essential Functions
Universal Education Companies is seeking dynamic and passionate Climate Control Specialists to work in an urban K-12 School setting in Philadelphia, PA. Universal’s Climate Control Specialists work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement, and teachers are committed to high expectations and dedicated support for students!
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides proactive security services to effectively provide for the safety and welfare of students, staff, and visitors while on school grounds.
  • Controls the entrances and exits of visitors, students, and employees; meets and greets students, staff, and public in a positive manner.
  • Monitors behavior and maintains order in lunch room.
  • Issues visitor passes; assists authorized visitors and directs to proper personnel/department.
  • Assures student compliance with school and district rules and procedures.
  • Communicates information in response to safety inquiries.
  • Watches for disturbances, fights, unauthorized visitors, or criminal activity.
  • Diffuses threatening or confrontational situations between students or others. 
  • Communicates school policies and enforcement procedures to students, personnel, and visitors for the purpose of ensuring their understanding and the potential consequences of violation.
  • Reports any inappropriate activities or unauthorized persons on or around building to appropriate personnel.
  • Checks student hall passes.
  • Responds immediately to threats or other emergencies in the school.
  • Maintains complete, accurate, and legible records related to assigned activities.
  • Promotes a harassment-free school environment.
  • Accompanies students and staff on field trips.
  • Understanding of basic interview techniques and crowd, vehicle, and pedestrian control.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences among individuals and groups of persons.
  • Sufficient human relations skills to resolve confrontation, affect behavior of others, and convey a positive image of the district.
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact appropriately with students, parents, and staff.
  • Ability to work effectively with others and work independently.
  • High school degree or GED required. Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited two year program preferred.
  • Two (2) years relevant experience.
Universal Companies adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.

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