Campus Safety Officer-Armed Security Guard

Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in maintaining safety and security throughout the Fisk University campus. Position requires a minimum of 40 hours worked per week and 24/7 on call capabilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for accomplishing the mission of the Office of Campus Safety, to provide for both the security and safety of the Fisk community.
  • Conduct both walking and mobile patrols of interior and exterior locations/areas of the campus and remain highly visible.
  • Responds to access/securing requests in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Key and Access Control programs.
  • Monitors all Campus access points, monitoring all campus entry (vehicular and pedestrian) and egress. This to include traffic direction, visitor assistance and entry validation when necessary.
  • Completes required paperwork in compliance with the Campus Safety Operations Manual and University Handbook, including but not limited to, field reports, operations note’s, incident reports, accident reports, traffic citations, alcohol citations, more.
  • Provides emergency/crisis/routine response as situations arise, in accordance with University and departmental policy, Federal, State and local laws.
  • Annually attend in-service training provided by the University and pass with a 70% or better, each testing instrument.
  • Perform other routine and daily Campus Safety services that are also required of contract officer staff.  
  • Ability to work overtime and varying days off and/or shifts as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Safety.
  • Days off are generally set back to back and usually unchanging but may be subject to change depending on staffing and deployment needs.Good verbal, written and other interpersonal skillsExperience working in a university or college setting, preferably, in the area of campus security or campus safety, preferred.Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good verbal, written and other interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team or independently, with minimum supervision.
  • Experience working in a university or college setting, preferably, in the area of campus security or campus safety, preferred.
  • Must possess proficient report writing skills
  • Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:     

High School diploma or GED required. College experience preferred.       

Experience:     

Prior military, police or armed security experience required. Minimum of two years' experience preferred.     

Licenses or Certificates:          

Applicants must possess a valid armed security licensed by the TN Minimum of two years' experience preferred.

Additional Requirements:

A background and/or credit check will be required of the successful applicant. An official transcript (if applicable) and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required of the successful applicant. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

  • Applicants must possess a valid armed security license issued by the TN Department of Commerce and Insurance – OC and Baton certifications preferred.
  • Prior military, police or armed security experience required                                           
  • Minimum of two years’ experience preferred.
  • High School diploma or GED required - College experience preferred.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess proficient report writing skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team or independently, with minimum supervision.