Public Safety Officer

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Public Safety Officer
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002244

Department: 3900330401-Public Safety, Office Of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Public Safety. The Public Safety Officer performs skilled work involving crowd and traffic control, criminal investigations, and protection of persons and property.

Essential Functions

  • Enforces local, state, and federal laws and ensures compliance with University policies.
  • Makes arrests, processes, and transports suspects accused of violating Georgia law.
  • Performs security checks on campus buildings, parking lots, and residence halls to ensure all buildings are safe and secure.
  • Accurately completes reports documenting incidents, accidents, and other activities on campus.
  • Provides safety escorts for bank deposits for faculty, staff, students and visitors on campus.
  • Provides security at special events including sporting events, social events, parades, large gatherings, etc.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    High School Diploma or equivalent; ability to obtain P.O.S.T. certification in Georgia as a basic law enforcement officer

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation and urinalysis prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::
    One or more years of law enforcement experience

    Salary Range: $27,540 - $34,418

    Job Open Date: 01/25/2019

    Job Closing Date: 2/8/2019

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/6/2019
    Application Due: 2/18/2019
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