Public Safety Officer, Part-time
Safety and Loss Prevention
Supports the college by providing general campus security, safety
and emergency response services, and assistance to students,
employees, and visitors in accordance with the College and Oregon
Education and Experience:
Position requires a high school
diploma or equivalent, plus a minimum of one year of experience in
retail customer service, a call center position, or other
comparable experience demonstrating good communication and
de-escalation skills. Additional related education in criminal
justice or retail management may substitute for experience.
Preference may be given to applicants with prior work experience
related to civil officer, military police, safety or security
officer, especially within a community college or university
environment, or other comparable experience.
Licenses and Certificates:
A valid Oregon driver’s license
and valid Oregon Private Security Unarmed Officer certification
(PS- DPSST ) are required. Current first aid and CPR cards are also
required, or must be obtained within 60 days of employment.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
communication and customer relations skills to resolve
confrontations and gain cooperation. Must be able to work
effectively within a team, as well as independently. Requires good
judgment and decision-making skills and attention to detail. Must
have good computer and clerical skills.
Requires the ability to perform all of the duties
of the position effectively and efficiently with minimal
supervision. Must be able to utilize all of the tools and equipment
of the position in a safe and responsible manner. Must be able to
analyze potentially dangerous situations quickly and objectively,
and determine and take effective action. Must be able to use
appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse
situations. Must be able to administer first aid in emergencies.
Requires the ability to operate standard office equipment,
including personal computers. Must be able to work respectfully
with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and
Knowledge of the methods and practices of professional security
procedures including those used in patrol, crime prevention,
traffic control, investigation, and identification of incidents,
and safety, fire and intrusion alarm systems, relevant safety laws,
regulations, and procedures, including blood borne pathogen
procedures and self-defense tactics is preferred.
Knowledge of pertinent college ordinances and regulations is also
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Requires prolonged periods of walking indoors and outdoors in all
weather conditions, on hard level surfaces, and up and down stairs.
Occasional lifting of medium to lightweight objects (10 to 50
pounds) and infrequent lifting of objects over 50 pounds. Must have
the ability to sprint up to 100 yards. Requires kneeling, stooping,
and crouching. Requires arm, hand, and finger dexterity sufficient
to prepare reports using computer keyboard and to lock/unlock
doors, gates, etc., and perform minor maintenance and repairs.
Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers. Requires speaking
and hearing ability sufficient to hear over 2-way radio, phone, and
cell phone, and carry on routine conversations.
Work is performed indoors, outside under covered walkways, or
outside with exposure to inclement weather conditions (generally
less than 50% of the time).
Patrols College grounds to detect and deter crimes against persons
and property. Ensures safety of students, faculty, staff, and
members of the public. Assesses situations and may be required to
intervene in incidents involving violence or threats of violence.
When needed, assists in the containment of such incidents until
arrival of regular law enforcement personnel.
Reports safety hazards encountered through routine observation and
inspection while on patrol duties, and takes action to rectify as
warranted by implementing accident prevention procedures. Conducts
safety audits as requested and assists with other safety tasks if
needed, such as battery recycling, eye wash testing, spill kit
restocking, hazardous materials/waste spill clean-up, or moving of
hazardous materials. Monitors College facilities and equipment.
Notifies designated personnel regarding impaired equipment and
Protects college property and facilities by making inspections on
foot, bicycle, or in patrol vehicle. Checks buildings for physical
security. Inspects and monitors the security of doors, windows, and
gates; and checks fire safety equipment. Prevents entry, and
reports presence of unauthorized persons on grounds or in
buildings. Locks and unlocks campus facilities as required.
Investigates and reports situations and disturbances as
Monitors video surveillance systems and reviews video footage for
investigation of incidents. Responds to any unusual or suspicious
activity and takes action when necessary in the enforcement of
state and local laws and college policies and administrative rules.
Issues citations to improperly parked vehicles and violations of
applicable traffic laws per college policy.
Conducts preliminary investigations of incidents and prepares
investigative crime follow-up and electronic incident reports
relating to observed violations. May contact persons involved in
crimes or other incidents, as warranted, to conduct interviews and
ensure appropriate follow-up actions.
Proactively assists students, staff, and visitors by providing
information, services, and responding to questions. Promotes
positive college relations and may serve as college host to help
visitors to the College.
Responds to complaints and hazardous situations. Conducts
investigations of reported injuries and accidents. Responds to fire
and medical emergencies and provides crisis intervention in
Maintains a working knowledge of the campus fire alarm system and
annunciator panel. May be required to broadcast emergency messages
over campus mass notification systems. Assists in emergencies,
responds to medical emergencies and summons Emergency Responders.
May serve in several roles during an emergency including Incident
Commander until relieved, as traffic controller in parking lots,
performs first aid, CPR, and other basic life support until more
advanced medical support personnel arrive, and act as first point
of contact with emergency responders to assist them in directly
locating site of emergency and/or other duties as
Maintains current knowledge of College disaster and emergency
response protocols. Participates in drills and emergency
Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in
matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the
investigation of offenses.
Provides Safety and Loss Prevention Office back-up and assistance
by monitoring phones/switchboard console, processing key requests,
handling lost and found items, making staff badges, and backing up
office personnel. Provides customer service to persons that come
into the office for assistance.
Maintains a current DPSST certification and current knowledge of
LBCC Public Safety protocols and industry best practices.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Please complete the online application and upload or attach the
following required documents:
- Cover Letter
- Copy of Oregon Private Security Unarmed Officer certification
(PS- DPSST )
Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be
accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation.
Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment
Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies
which perform this service.
Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to
be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the
minimum qualifications for this position.
U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge
(Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s
Proposed Start Date:
Full-time or Part-time
Number of hours/week:
18 hrs per week
Open Until Filled:
Special Notes to Applicants:
May be exposed to stressful or potentially dangerous situations or
incidents. Working swing or graveyard shifts is required, including
weekends and holidays. Occasional on-call, or call back during
urgent or emergent events is required.
Candidates invited to interview must bring their PS DPSST
certificate to the interview.
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be
compensated via direct deposit.
LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon
residency at the time work commences.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
- Latinos in Higher Education
- HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- State Employment Department
- LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
- Other, specify below
- * If you selected other above, please specify the website or
other resource from which you learned of the position.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a current Oregon Private Security Officer (PS
- * Do you have a valid Oregon Driver's License?
- * Do you have a current CPR/First Aid card?
- Cover Letter
- License or Certificate
- U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4
- Academic Transcript