The George Mason University Police Department (Mason Police) invites applications for the position of Senior Locksmith within the Physical Security section of Mason Police. The Senior Locksmith supports the mission of Mason Police by providing a safe and secure environment for all university employees, students, and visitors as they pursue their daily work and study activities, consistent with the laws of the commonwealth and the policies of the university.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
- The primary responsibilities of the Senior Locksmith position are to develop, maintain, and install electronic and physical door lock hardware systems for the university community as well as:
- General locksmith duties in a timely and efficient manner;
- Responding to emergency lock calls;
- Conducting master-keying, re-keying, installation and repair of all types of locks, including mortise lock, rim cylinders, pad locks, file cabinets locks, key duplication, etc.;
- Maintaining stand-alone access control systems, including OMNI lock systems and the Simplex Series locks and ensuring updated audits on all units;
- Ensuring upkeep of equipment supply inventory and work orders records;
- Providing good customer service and assistance to staff and customers in troubleshooting lock and key systems;
- Maintaining inventory;
- Maintaining a clean and orderly work space; and
- Serving on an on-call basis during weekends and evenings as necessary.
- Possess a bonded locksmith certification (e.g., Foley Belsaw certification, advanced locksmith certification, best certified in keystone 600 master keying product, or be able to obtain such certifications during employment);
- Knowledge of technical door and locksmith trades;
- Ability to set up master keying systems;
- Demonstrated customer service and communication skills;
- Ability to operate motor vehicles, heavy equipment, and machinery;
- Ability to be subjected to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions;
- Comfortable with climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crunching, crawling, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions;
- Experience with Microsoft Office;
- Demonstrates attention to detail and quality in workmanship;
- Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills;
- High school education and related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
- Successful completion of a polygraph examination, thorough background check, and fingerprinting;
- No felony convictions or convictions of misdemeanors involving crimes of moral turpitude or gross misconduct; and
- Must currently possess an appropriate, active, and valid motor vehicle operator’s license that meets all of Mason’s requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason’s Vehicle Use Policy 1411 https://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/vehicleuse/. Note – The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver’s licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.
- Locksmith training from locksmith institute;
- Familiarity with Simple K Software, School Dude, or similar systems; and
- Knowledge and experience with BEST keying system.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply by June 22, 2022 for position number 00282z at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.