Safety Officer

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring a Safety Officer (3rd Shift) to join the Campus Safety and Security team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

As an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Safety Officer your primary task is to provide a safe and secure campus for the students (residential and non-residential), faculty, staff, contractors, and guests. You are also tasked with protecting Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s assets, facilities, property, business interests, and reputation. These goals will be accomplished by taking a service-oriented, community-building educational approach. Our objectives include deterrence, detection, timely response, effective action, and accurate reporting. All members of the Prescott Campus Safety and Security Department are expected to project a professional appearance and demeanor in all their interactions with the campus community and the public.

  • Community Crime Prevention and safety activities including but not limited to:

  • General campus patrol duties, investigating incidents, performing building checks, surveillance, and application of the traffic and parking regulations. Apply university administrative policies and procedures.

  • Respond to and mitigate emergencies including but not limited to: Fires, medical emergencies, criminal incidents, misconduct issues, and facilities problems.

  • Housing support activities including but not limited to: Foot patrol of each residence hall every shift, inspection of parking lots and grounds; conducting educational programs, and responding to calls for service from students and housing staff.

  • Technical support for fire, life, safety, and security systems including but not limited to: Notifier/ONYX Works, Prowatch, RAVE, ARMS, department web pages, Eagle Card administration, access control programming and downloads, inspection and testing of code blue phones, courtesy phones, elevators emergency functions, evacuation chairs, AED maintenance, fire extinguishers.

  • Campus service calls including but not limited to: Placing signage for events, unlocking/locking doors, monitoring and staffing special events, and disabled vehicle jumpstarts. Other duties as assigned.

  • Inspect for and report any safety hazards including but not limited to: fire hazards, trip hazards, view obstructions, road obstructions, unsafe work practices, unsafe lighting.

  • Departmental administrative tasks including but not limited to: preparing reports and briefing shift relief. Attend training sessions and reviewing logs, memos, and the policy and procedures manual. Actively participate in departmental staff meetings.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights

  • High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic composition, and math.

  • Analytical skills, Working knowledge or ability to learn to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user applications.

  • Ability to assess situations and handle problems in an orderly and professional manner. Be in good health with normal vision, hearing and dexterity, with the ability to withstand sudden energy demands. Possess a positive attitude and have good oral and written communication skills.

  • One to three years of work related experience

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