About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally
diverse institution providing quality education and research in
aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with
residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and
Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides
educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations
throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South
As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and
aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique
institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved
with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates
who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and
other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in
seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation;
Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security,
and Intelligence; and Space.
For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's
residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is
looking to build a candidate pool for the Safety Officer position
to support the Campus Safety and Security team. This position is
unarmed. 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
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:
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
fire hazards, trip hazards, view obstructions, road
obstructions, unsafe work practices, unsafe lighting.
Departmental administrative tasks, including but not limited
preparing reports and briefing shift relief. Attend
training sessions and reviewing logs, memos, and the policy and
Actively participate in departmental staff meetings.
Team support duties including, but not limited to:
the dispatch desk, maintain radio dispatch/log, administrative/desk
tasks, answering the phone, and serving walk-in clients. Expertise
on the following systems and processes required: ONYX Works, ARMS,
T2, Prowatch, MaxPro, RAVE, Onnity, Key control, Radios, Landlines,
Smartphones, SchedulER and Access lists.
ERAU benefits include:
- Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
- Two BCBS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a
health savings account
- Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library,
mailroom and enjoy observation flights
High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic
composition, and math.
Minimum of one to three years work-related experience.
Required licenses, certificates, and /or security
Strongly preferred skills, knowledge, abilities:
- Valid Arizona Driver license, “D” license from Arizona
Department of Transportation.
- Must meet the University’s standards for approved drivers.
Unacceptable driving records (as stated in the Use of Equipment and
Vehicles Procedure 1.17) include the following (for three years
from the date of each occurrence): More than 3 moving violations
and/or accidents in 3 years and/or more than 2 moving violations
and/or accidents in any 1 year.
- Must have good physical ability, aptitude and community
- Candidate must pass extensive background investigation
including check for criminal history and DMV
- Psychological Screening
- Willing to take a life in defense of yourself or another
- Be an employee in good standing with the University
- Meets or exceeds performance evaluation
- Not currently on a PIP
- Promote good community relations and build community confidence
in the campus security department.
- Ability and willingness to work any shift covering all days of
the week and all hours of the day including weekends and
- Think clearly and logically, exercise sound judgment, and make
quick and appropriate decisions in emergency situations
- Recognize signs of danger to people, property and grounds
associated with the campus, and its surrounding areas
- 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