Public Safety Officer - Part Time, TemporaryPosition Number::
6088-Temp-StaffFull-time or Part-time::
Police & Campus SafetyPosting Number::
Temporary Hourly RateOverall Position Competency::
TMPDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
This is professional work involving enforcing the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States Government at Fayetteville State University. Employees have full law enforcement authority ranging from traffic control to criminal investigations within a limited geographic jurisdiction. This is a part time position, which will not exceed twenty (20) hours per week.
Primary Purpose of Position
Public Safety Officers perform law enforcement work on Fayetteville State University owned or leased property, as well as other geographical locations, as allowed by North Carolina General Statues. With full powers of arrest, Public Safety Officers enforce the laws of the State on North Carolina and the United States. Work involves general patrol duties, as well as providing security and a law enforcement presence at special events occurring on the FSU campus.
Other duties include managing traffic check points, investigating traffic accidents with property and/or serious injury, properly executing search and arrest warrants, and serving other criminal and/or traffic citations or summons. Investigating student conduct issues and testifying as a witness at student hearings. Using and maintaining law enforcement equipment to include: firearms, baton, pepper spray, radios, emergency lights, siren, Mobile Data Terminal and other related equipment. Attending required training. Position may require shift, weekend, and holiday work.
60% – Patrol an assigned area; respond to and investigating complaints or calls for service; detect violations of the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States, as well as University regulations. Provide security and a law enforcement presence at special events occurring on the FSU campus.
Respond to calls for service, apprehend observed violators committing offenses, investigate violations or complaints in order to assess and handle cases, collect and preserve evidence and maintain the chain of custody, testify in court proceedings and perform related work.
Conduct self-initiated security checks to protect people and property to include zone checks and building checks. Conduct building or room lock and unlocks, as necessary. Report and resolve traffic problems, safety concerns and other hazards. Detect and deter crime with ability to understand crime activities and trends.Description of Work Continued::
25% – Use proper questioning techniques and interrogation skills to obtain information from witnesses, victims and suspects. Establish and secure crime scenes and perform basic processing of crime scenes. Record facts and prepare reports to document preliminary and follow-up investigations.
15% – Apprehend observed violators committing offenses, collect and preserve evidence and maintain the chain of custody, testify in court proceedings. Execute search and arrest warrants and serve other criminal and/or traffic citations or summons. Investigate student code of conduct issues and testify as a witness at student conduct hearings.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
High school diploma or equivalency. Current Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission. A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer.Knowledge skills and abilities::
Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of investigative techniques for misdemeanor and less serious felonies. Knowledge of the requirements to obtain an arrest warrant, search warrant and the warrant issue process. Knowledge of crime scene management and fingerprint lifting tools and techniques. Ability to recognize community problems and campus crime trends and initiate solutions and follow-up.
Communication Skills: Ability to relate to individuals and community groups and plan and conduct campus and community programs. Able to use proper questioning techniques and interrogation skills to obtain information from witnesses, victims and suspects.
Organizational Awareness and Commitment: Understand the vision, mission and core values of the Department and how they relate to the Department’s operation and success. Have the ability to develop new officers by conducting field training.
Problem Solving: Understand criminal activities and trends. Have the ability to initiate, complete, and properly document problem-solving projects focused on crime, fear of crime and quality of life issues.
Analytical and Conceptual Thinking: Ability to differentiate between routine crimes, serious crimes, and emergencies and have the ability to initiate the appropriate actions. Ability to use appropriate discretion during criminal investigations, arrests, warrant service and interaction with members of the campus community.Preferred Qualifications::
A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer.Open Until Filled::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity,sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.Quick Link: