Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church



May 31, 2018


Saint Meinrad Archabbey is seeking a part-time Security Guard. The part-time position schedule is typically Sunday and Saturday (3 to 11 p.m.) every other week, as well as every other Tuesday 3 to 11 p.m. There would be opportunities to fill in for other shifts and cover vacation and holiday absences.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for cleanliness and upkeep of Archabbey security vehicle.

Patrol premises on foot and in security vehicle to ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.

Validate about 75 location "buttons" during each shift.

Receive and transfer incoming calls when the switchboard isn't operational.

Lock and/or unlock areas per authorized request.

Assist with snow and ice removal and applying ice melt at assigned locations.

Assist in emergency situations with clean-up and debris removal.

Respond to First Alert calls. Call out fire department and/or 911 in cases of emergency.

Investigate disturbances. Warn persons of rule infractions/violations. Detain and call State Police/sheriff when deemed necessary.

Be available to offer assistance to guests, students, monks, and other co-workers.

May perform janitorial duties as needed (housekeeping, trash pickup, deliveries, etc.).

Write/log reports of irregularities.

Monitor parking violations, write parking tickets.

Provide fire extinguisher checks and safety information as required by safety office.

Fuel Abbey vehicles, check tires/fluids, 1-3 hours per daily list. Wash & polish per request.

Once a month, security is responsible for cleaning electronic exterior locks.

Will perform other duties as requested.


Experience & Qualifications

Must have a valid driver's license.

Ability to work independently.

Reading, report writing, driving, and communication through radio/phone, cell phone and digital paging equipment or personal contact.

Ability to handle difficult people with prudence, confront suspected criminal activity with discretion.

Walks an average of 3-4 miles per shift. In and out of vehicles about 25 times per shift.

Ability to remember and express details (written and/or orally).

Able to make decisions independently with little or no direction.

Application Instructions

Apply in person at the Human Resources office, just south of the Archabbey Gift Shop (M-F 7-3). You may also apply online. Resumes may be emailed to

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