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Employment Opportunities



There are 2 positions currently open at Catawba:

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(Updated 4/20/16)


Environmental Services Technician

Department: Facilities

Reports to:   Director of Environmental Services and Grounds

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday Approximately 25 hours week. Some weekend work.

Exemption Status: Hourly Paid Employee on a bi-weekly pay schedule.

Duties: The Director will provide daily assignments and expectations to perform daily assignments efficiently and thoroughly.

Sweeping, Mopping, vacuuming, scrubbing showers, tubs, and bathrooms, emptying trash and recycling, washing windows, cleaning carpets, stripping and waxing floors, cleaning staircases, working from ladders, policing outside of buildings for loose litter, and moving furniture. Provide assistance to Grounds Crew in a variety of ways, if needed.  Lifting requirements would range from medium to heavy.  Technicians also have the responsibility to report repairs and or problems they discover during the course of their work. A valid driver’s license is required and a driving record approved by Director of Environmental Services and Grounds.


To Apply: Completed resumes/applications can be mailed to:

Larry Farmer, HR Officer
Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC  28144
Fax: (704) 637-4289

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.


Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

Job Objectives:
A Public Safety Officer’s main objective is to ensure the safety of all persons and property on the Catawba College campus.

Essential Job Functions:
Understand and follow all campus security, safety and emergency procedures.

  • Maintain familiarity and a positive working relationship with all members of the campus community.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all members of the campus community.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all emergency services to include fire, police and rescue.
  • Notifies the Director of Public Safety and designated College administrators of any emergency situations occurring on or near campus.
  • Acts as on-the-scene liaison between the College and city/county emergency services
  • Review, understand and pass information pertinent to department daily operations via the daily shift log and shift change briefings.
  • Respond to all calls for service, assistance, emergencies and provide escorts
  • Responsible for locking and unlocking buildings in a timely manner
  • Provide regular and frequent foot patrols of the interior and exterior of campus buildings and monitor all campus grounds and roadways. Make mobile patrols of campus as needed.
  • Responsible for completion of all incident reports, daily log entries, and/or any other written information pertaining to events that may occur during the officer’s shift.
  • Monitors all campus parking areas and enforces traffic and parking regulations as needed.
  • Enforces Catawba College policies, regulations and procedures. Assists and participates with judicial hearings as needed.
  • Reports security, safety, health and/or fire hazard issues to appropriate personnel.
  • Responsible for sending out emergency notifications to the campus community as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Public Safety and/or other designated College Administrators.

Job Standards:

  • Position requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Preference will be given to those with a college degree in a related field.
  • Position requires excellent interpersonal and customer service oriented skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Minimum of 2 years work related experience in security, campus security or law enforcement
  • Classified as an emergency response employee and as such must be able to report to campus within forty-five (45) minutes of driving in the event of an emergency situation.
  • Reports to the Director of Public Safety.

Equipment Used:
Telephones, emergency radios, computer, printer, copier/fax machine, golf carts, patrol car.

Critical Skills / Expertise:
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of Catawba College security, safety and emergency procedures as well as other College policies and procedures that requires enforcement by the Public Safety officer.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to faculty, staff and students.

Non-Essential Functions:
General administrative office and clerical duties as needed (i.e. photocopies, filing, etc.)

Perform other duties deemed necessary to ensure the safety and security of Catawba College campus.

To Apply:
Please submit a letter of application and resume to Catawba College Human Resources by e-mailing

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.


Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.