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Security Systems Specialist

Date: August 31, 2020
Facilities Services
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours) may include evening, Saturday and Sunday hours; not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 14, $25.80/hourly (Non-Exempt)


Under general supervision performs a variety of duties as related to the administration of the Library’s software and equipment systems; supports the overall physical security of the Library’s staff, customers and facilities; and performs Security Officer job duties on a routine basis. Assists with the operation of and coordinates the installation of various alarm systems; maintains, monitors and copies video surveillance; replaces defective video surveillance equipment; assists with staff access control software and tracking for key cards, fobs, and hard keys; produces reports; assists with determining access levels for staff; maintains and troubleshoots keyless access system and logs, adding and deleting users as needed; and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of fire alarm systems, access control systems, burglar alarm systems and closed circuit television systems operations; ability to train others; independent thinking and decision-making; PC experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office software; ability to work with minimal supervision, to develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and customers, to lift 25 pounds and operate 30 and 40 feet aerial lifts, with or without reasonable accommodation; high school diploma or equivalent required; possession of a valid Ohio driver’s license or the ability to obtain one is required; completion of two years of college preferred; at least three years of recent experience in the field of security systems or related equivalent computer experience required, experience in the field of building security preferred; and customer service experience preferred.

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

For consideration, applicants must either submit a resume or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001




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