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Safety Officer - Unarmed

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 19, 2024
Job Description

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona Campus Safety & Security Department is accepting applications for Unarmed Safety Officers to support the department’s efforts to provide a safe and secure campus for students, faculty, staff, and guests.

We are offering a $1,000 signing bonus for our full-time positions!

Job Duties:
  • 30% - 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.
  • 30% - Respond to and mitigate emergencies including but not limited to: Fires, medical emergencies, criminal incidents, misconduct issues, and facilities problems.
  • 10% - 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.
  • 10% -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.
  • 10% - 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.
  • 5% - 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.
  • 5% - Departmental administrative tasks including but not limited to: preparing reports and briefing shift relief. Attend training sessions and review logs, memos, and the policy and procedures manual. Actively participate in departmental staff meetings.
Team support duties include but not limited to:

Providing dispatch with backup support for absences, vacations, and PL

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.

With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.

Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page .

Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.


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

1 to 3 yeras related work experience

Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances :
  • DPS unarmed guard card (current or within 90 days of employment).
  • 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):
  • a. More than 3 moving violations and/or accidents in 3 years
  • b. More than 2 moving violations and/or accidents in any 1 year
Required skills, knowledge, abilities :

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

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