Certified Officer, Public Safety and Security

Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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JOB TITLE SUMMARY

Job Title: Certified Officer, Public Safety and Security

Division: Operations

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 15.60

Reports To: Associate Director, Public Safety and Security

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The certified public safety and security officer is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors by patrolling the campus, reporting crime and enforcing policies of the University.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities

  • Secures premises by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment and inspecting buildings, equipment and access points
  • Maintains organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements per the Clery act


Service Orientation

  • Provides escort services for visitors, students and employees
  • Provides public assistance, including lockout services, first aid, vehicle jump‐starts and directing traffic


Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork

  • Prevents loss and damage by reporting irregularities and informing violators of policy and procedures


Planning, Organizing, and Accountability

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of the University’s Emergency Action Plan
  • Enforces campus parking regulations
  • Completes incident/accident reports, including those of missing or stolen property and criminal activity


Initiative, Problem-Solving, and Decision Making

  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences and surveillance activities
  • Interviews witnesses and obtains signatures


Support the Mission of the University

  • Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Enforces and upholds the policies of the University


Job may require other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Law enforcement experience is required
  • Must be certified law enforcement officer in the appropriate state, or possess IROCC classification
  • Must be proficient with firearms and able to meet state qualifications
  • Must obtain CPR and First Aid certification


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Must have common sense, problem solving and mediation skills
  • Ability to respond to hostile situations and intervene in physical altercations
  • Ability to work with large groups of students, including students with special needs
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Must be able to respond effectively during an emergency, remaining calm
  • Must have strong personal integrity
  • Position requires the ability to use good judgment, think critically and communicate effectively
  • Must possess a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office


Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • Indoor and outdoor conditions around campus
  • Must be able to work different shifts including days, afternoons or midnights
  • Some exposure to hazards and physical risks, which require basic safety precautions


Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions
  • Must be able to effectively use a two-way radio
  • Must be physically fit and able to walk and stand for duration of shift
  • Handle and lift 25 pounds
  • Designated as a central worker
  • Must be able to report to work during emergencies, unless otherwise notified
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function


Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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