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Security Officer

Jun 4, 2024

Security Officer

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library System seeks a person to ensure the security of customers, staff, materials and equipment. All of our five buildings are active community gathering places and require someone with a positive attitude and a team spirit.  Security staff patrol the library building and grounds, maintaining the security and safety of staff, customers, materials and equipment.  They may also assist with minor custodial duties as needed.


Successful applicant must treat all people with respect and be able to stand for extended periods. Must enjoy working with teens, children, and adults.

High School diploma or equivalent combination of similar work experience and training. Two years of experience preferred. OPATA and/or Safety Certification desirable. Excellent communication skills and ability to use office technology such as email and other library specific software applications. Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with leadership, peers and customers.

This position requires a combination of afterschool, evening, and some weekend hours.

About us

Heights Libraries began its mission to serve the community in 1916. We have grown and expanded significantly in the intervening years, but our founding ideals of providing outstanding library services, staff, and facilities has not changed. Our customers’ needs are our first priority. Our goal is to anticipate and fulfill those needs to provide our customers with a unique and rewarding library experience. We strive to be a community gathering place and provide an environment where all are welcome.


Salary range starts at $15.75 per hour pay or equitable within our range for skills, experience and abilities. The Library offers vacation, sick leave benefits, ten paid holidays, paid parental leave, and Ohio Public Employees Retirement. Library picks-up 4% of 10% employee required contribution to OPERS.

Please submit a resume and application. The position is open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Applicants must successfully pass a comprehensive background check and drug testing as part of the pre-employment process. Compliance with these requirements is mandatory for hire.

EEO /Drug free workplace employer