Public Safety Officer (F/T - Developing Eligibility List)
ANNOUNCEMENT OF STAFF POSITION OPENING
(Developing an Eligibility List: 2013)
POSITION: PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER
POSITION CODE: S6917
DEPARTMENT: Public Safety
MONTHS/HOURS: 12 Months/40 hours with four 10 hour shifts (day/evening/night), including holidays and/or weekends in a 24 hour operation.
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $18.88–$21.24 per hour
AVAILABLE: Developing an Eligibility List
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: 6 Months
POSTING DATE: August 30, 2013
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Extended to: October 4, 2013
DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Public Safety Sergeant, performs a wide variety of duties to provide security and protection over persons and buildings and/or properties within the college community while ensuring a year-round, safe campus environment. Takes an active role in areas of public education relative to crimes and crime preventions.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Maintains general campus security by patrolling and providing direction on initial response to calls for service, emergencies and criminal situations; investigates and documents incidents; responds to safety hazards, fires, medical and/or criminal emergencies; provides emergency first aid and assists in the transportation of ill or injured persons; logs and reports activities.
- Directs traffic and provides crowd control at large gatherings and events; escorts employees, students and visitors; patrols the campus on foot, by bicycle or vehicle; answers calls to protect persons and property; provides assistance to access to campus buildings and secures them; transports students and/or faculty; participates in crime prevention programs; conducts safety training for students including fire drills, evacuation procedures, alcohol and drug abuse.
- Conducts investigations of reported crimes, traffic accidents, and other incidents occurring on university property; indentifies suspicious situations; works with outside agency contacts; acts as deterrent to crime and vandalism; observes unsafe conditions, safety hazards, and reports them to proper department for correction.
- Prepares verbal and written administrative reports related to incidents and/or arrests; gathers pertinent information from participants or witnesses according to established regulations and guidelines; and documents all shift activity.
- Warns violators of rule infractions such as parking, loitering, fighting or carrying forbidden articles and apprehends or expels persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts; enforces college regulations and the law; acts as a liaison between university community, Police Department, Fire Department and other agencies.
- Performs other related duties or special projects as assigned or directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent, completion of PC 832 arrest training course (for courses taken prior to 2007, the basic course requirement shall be the course(s) that were prescribed at the time of training required by Section 832 and any other training prescribed by the commission) and one (1) to three (3) years of law enforcement or a closely related field required. Possession of a Basic POST Certificate or higher OR a valid Level-1 Reserve Officer POST Certificate is preferred. Considerable use of independent judgment and initiative is required. Ability to remain calm and understanding in stressful situations exercised in interpreting orders, rules and regulations in emergency situations with the public and university employees. Demonstrated knowledge of radio, telephone, CCTV/Fire monitoring systems and other technical equipment associated with performance of duties. Successful candidate must be able to complete written reports using a computer and MS Word, communicates effectively both orally and in writing, and possesses knowledge of California criminal law and vehicle codes. Candidates must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Position requires good physical condition with the ability to walk for long periods, climb hills and stairs, work outdoors, and lift up to 100 lbs.
Candidates must successfully pass an investigative background check. Upon an offer of employment candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment examination demonstrating physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job and a fitness for hire examination. A copy of a valid Class C driver’s license and a current DMV printout with a good driving record, Guard card certificate with Baton permit, and CPR/AED/First Aid certificates are required upon date of hire. In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call 909/748-8040.
TO APPLY: Submit a University of Redlands Staff application form http://redlandsapps.redlands.edu/hr/staff_app.cfm. Applications received after the deadline specified on the job announcement will not be considered.
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