Public Safety Officer

Job description

Position Title::

Public Safety Officer

Position Number::

002085

Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time

Department::

Police & Campus Safety

Posting Number::

0401896

SHRA/EHRA::

SHRA

Job Category::

Professional

Hiring Range::

$36,251-$38,851

Minimum salary::

$31,383

Maximum salary::

$64,409

Overall Position Competency::

Journey

Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The primary purpose of organization unit (department) is to protect life and property of the students, faculty, and staff on the campus of Fayetteville State University and to support the University’s core mission of academic excellence by providing comprehensive and professional public safety services, as well as convenient access to a peaceful and orderly campus community.

Description of Work Continued::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

This is professional work involving enforcing the law 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. Work involves patrolling an assigned area responding to and investigating complaints or calls, and for detection of violations of State Laws and applicable regulations. Conduct self-initiated security checks to protect people and property to include zone checks and building walk-thru; lock and unlock as necessary. Report and resolve traffic problems, safety concerns and other hazards. Detect and deter crime with ability to understand crime activities and trends. 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 scene. Record facts and prepare reports to document preliminary and follow-up investigations. Duties include apprehending observed violators committing offenses, collection and preservation of evidence and ensuring chain of custody, perform DWI arrests, testimony in court proceedings as necessary, and performing related work. Managing traffic check points, investigate traffic accidents with property and serious injury. Properly execute search and arrest warrants and serve other criminal and/or traffic citations or summons. Investigate student conduct issues and testify as a witness at student hearings. Use and maintain law enforcement equipment to include: firearms, baton, pepper spray, radios, emergency lights, siren, Mobile Data Terminal and other related equipment. Employees may serve as a lead officer on an assigned shift and ability to act as a team leader under Incident Command. Position may require shift, weekend, holiday and overtime work.

60% – Patrolling an assigned area responding to and investigating complaints or calls, and for detection of violations of State Laws and applicable regulations. Conduct self-initiated security checks to protect people and property to include zone checks and building walk-thru; lock and unlock as necessary. Report and resolve traffic problems, safety concerns and other hazards. Detect and deter crime with ability to understand crime activities and trends.

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 scene. Record facts and prepare reports to document preliminary and follow-up investigations.

15% – Apprehending observed violators committing offenses, collection and preservation of evidence and ensuring chain of custody, testimony in court proceedings. Execute search and arrest warrants and serve other criminal and/or traffic citations or summons. Investigate student conduct issues and testify as a witness at student hearings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

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: Understanding of Department vision, mission and core values.

Problem Solving: Understanding of criminal activities and trends and has 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 initiate appropriate action. Ability to use appropriate discretion during criminal investigations, arrests, warrant service and interaction with members of the campus community.

Preferred Qualifications::

BLET Certification or ability to achieve certification as a law enforcement officer
within one year of employment.

Closing Date::

12/13/2020

Open Until Filled::

No

Other Information:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement::

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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/14/2020
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