Salary and Benefits The salary range for this position is $4,903 to $6,265 a month. Starting salary placement depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $5,149 a month.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking the View Benefits Summary link or by request from SSU Human Resources.
Application Deadline First review of applications will be at 8 am on March 1, 2018. Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.
Conditions of Employment This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.
Responsibilities Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with the Seawolf Commitment, our values include respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.
Under general supervision and reporting to the Lead Housing Operations Manager, the Locksmith provides a full range of skilled journey-level locksmith work to the campus staff, faculty, and students.
The Locksmith will assist in the development of master key systems and the design of special security devices and are independently responsible for the implementation and maintenance of those programs. Work consists of the installation, repair, remodel, and maintenance of manual and automated locks, key systems, door openers, closers, and associate hardware. The incumbent will install, maintain, repair, and adjust all types of locks and associated components for campus buildings, rooms, furniture, and vehicles. The Locksmith will cut and issue keys; maintain detailed records of doors and their core information; act as a resource for outside contractors performing work on the campus; respond to routine customer requests; work directly with both the Housing office and the Conferences office to ensure proper lockset operation and maintenance of security for both students and campus guests; install, repair, and adjust electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical door opening and closing devices; maintain an orderly and safe work environment in the lockshop; participate in meetings, safety programs, hazardous training classes and other trainings as required; and may provide supervision and instruction to semi-skilled assistants or student assistants in the performance of locksmith tasks and functions.
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
Sonoma State University consists of over 2 million square feet of building space of various construction types and ages. Duties take place mostly in various setting located at Sonoma State University including, but not limited to mechanical rooms, crawl spaces, attics, basements, and outdoor. The climate in some of the facilities can be cold, hot, and noisy. Some facilities are three stories high.
The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday aligned with regular campus hours. Overtime, evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs, including the University's commencement day(s) which are regularly scheduled for May and Opening Weekend in August and January. As a non-exempt employee, any request for overtime will be specified and pre-approved by Appropriate Administrator. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator.
Qualifications This position requires a combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a locksmith's apprenticeship program. The incumbent typically holds a license or certification as a locksmith, complete a successful background check, and successfully complete a pre-employment physical.
Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the locksmith trade, including complex access and control systems; a thorough knowledge of all types of locks, fastening devices, and related hardware; working knowledge of electrical locking and security systems and devices; and a thorough knowledge of applicable state codes pertaining to the locksmith trade including those related to fire exits, door hardware, and fastening devices. The incumbent must be able to perform journey-level locksmith work; use features of applicable access control system; read, interpret, and work from shop blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications, maintain computerized inventory and master locking systems and records; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi skilled assistance; read and write at a level appropriate to this position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Knowledge of computer programmed keying systems, electronic card access systems, security systems including those interfacing with locking and other building systems, and low voltage computerized access control systems are desired. Incumbents will be required to possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.
Physical requirements: physical ability to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; crouch; work at a keyboard, bend, stoop, lift, and move goods and/or tools weighing up to 75 pounds a distance of 10 to 15 feet
Must possess the ability to: determine and estimate material and equipment needs to prioritize and complete tasks/jobs/responsibility in an efficient and effective manner; be service oriented and fiscally responsible; make timely decisions appropriate to level of responsibility and be able to clearly explain reasoning for decisions, in addition to including appropriate people in decision making process; maintain regular and acceptable punctuality and attendance, adhering to defined work hours;
Must possess excellent organizational and prioritization skills; work effectively independently; and be able to provide outstanding customer service to students, staff, and faculty.
Must possess; effective oral and written communications skills with all levels within the university and determine appropriate communication methods when expressing idea and thoughts; analyze situations and take appropriate action, exercise sound judgment; possess stress management skills to complete work in a timely manner and meet productivity standards; work in a fast paced environment and still be thorough in work; self-evaluate and make improvements or promote quality of work; prioritize and perform work effectively; and the ability to meet deadlines;
Must work in a safe manner; report safety violations and potentially unsafe conditions to management; proper handling and working with chemicals and operating equipment; be committed to high standards of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the university's safety policies and rules;
Establish and maintain positive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents; work independently and within the framework of a team, accept constructive feedback and incorporate into work; work cooperatively in group situations and actively resolve conflicts; establish and maintain a positive outlook and cooperative working relationships by encouraging open communication, maintaining objectivity, and keeping emotions under control;
Must also possess the ability to operationalize sustainability concepts (economy, society, environment) into all aspects of performing job duties.
Qualification Note Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Physical Requirements Requires successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam.
Application Process Click the 'Apply Now' to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:
Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters)
Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Other Information Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
About Sonoma State University Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. With a tradition of promoting intellectual and personal growth, leadership opportunities and technological proficiency, SSU offers its students a friendly, safe and informal atmosphere on a beautiful campus setting. Currently, campus housing accommodates students in both apartment and residential suite style facilities. While SSU generally accepts all qualified students who apply from high schools in its service area, 80 percent of the freshmen and 55 percent of the junior transfer students come from outside the North Bay region. With almost half of its student body living on campus, it is one of the most residential campuses within the system.