Public Safety Officer

Job description

Job Title: Public Safety Officer
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 221646
Job Summary

Perform a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property. Assist with prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, calls for service, and basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Georgia Tech Police and in compliance with governing federal and state laws. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: supervisor and co-workers, GT employees, students and campus visitors. This position typically will advise and counsel: GT employees, students and campus visitors. This position will supervise: N/A.


Job Duty 1 -
Engage in law enforcement patrol functions by foot, bike or other motorized equipment physically checking doors and windows of buildings to ensure they are secure. Conduct visual and audio surveillance.

Job Duty 2 -
Assist police officers with an arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints; subdue resisting suspects using maneuvers and weapons (non-firearms) and resort to the use of hands and feet and other approved weapons in self-defense.

Job Duty 3 -
Prepare investigative and other reports, including sketches, using appropriate grammar, symbols and mathematical computations.

Job Duty 4 -
Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, administering emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and removing people from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas.

Job Duty 5 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma, GED Certificate or Vocational School Diploma

Required Experience
Up to three years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
CPR and First Aid certifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Technical Diploma, Associate's Degree or two years college course work

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires strong verbal and written communications skills; honesty, ability to take action quickly, use independent and sound judgment, and display initiative in applying work methods. Additionally, ability to prepare reports is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2020
Application Due: 12/1/2020
Work Type: Full Time