Public Safety Officer

Job description

Posted with Limited Access:

No

Title:

Public Safety Officer

Posting Number:

S01501

Full-Time/Part-Time:

Full-time

Typical Hours Per Week:

40

Regular, Temporary or Term:

Regular

Benefits Eligible?:

Yes

Hourly/Salaried:

Hourly

Grade:

OP3

Hiring Minimum:

$16.00

Department:

Public Safety

Location:

Middlebury, VT Campus

Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening:

Criminal Background Check

Position Summary:

Provides safety and security services which include the implementation and administration of programs that assist the campus community in maintaining order and/or improving the personal safety of the students, faculty, staff, guests, and property of the College.

Essential Functions:

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

  • Patrols campus grounds in assigned areas by various means to identify suspicious activity, violations of College rules/regulations and state law, and handles incidents as necessary.
  • Participates in the integration of Department of Public Safety services into the broader campus community.
  • Treats members of the community and co-workers with dignity and respect.
  • Assures compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, College rules and regulations and departmental policies.
  • Promotes positive community service and relations with the entire campus community. * Enforces college rules and regulations.
  • Responds to all serious incidents, first responder to medical, and fire alarms, medical emergencies, intoxicated persons on campus.
  • Problem solving following policies, and procedures.
  • Complies with lawful orders given by supervisors.
  • Enforces traffic and parking regulations.
  • Conducts preliminary and follow up investigations; writes incident reports in a timely manner.
  • Attends judicial hearings.
  • Participates in staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Provides crowd control function at athletic, social and special events.
  • Transports students to and from the Health Center, hospital and doctor’s offices within half a mile of campus.
  • Provides courier services as directed for some college departments.
  • Must attend and successfully complete the Public Safety Academy.
  • Provides general security services for the college community such as locking, unlocking of rooms, vehicles, building checks, and patrolling the grounds.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High school diploma
  • Post-secondary education preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous institutional security experience or law enforcement background desirable.
  • Specialized and on-the-job training required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must have excellent conflict resolution and communications skills.
  • Must handle confidential matters with appropriate discretion and pass extensive investigative background check.
  • Must be able to work evenings, overnights and occasional long shifts.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and extra shifts.

Experience:

  • Previous institutional security experience or law enforcement background desirable.
  • Specialized and on-the-job training required.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs several times per day.
  • Must be able to walk long distances, for extended periods of time and on various types of terrain.
  • Must be able to sit, stand and drive for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to get in and out of a vehicle several times per day.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 lbs. occasionally.* Must work in inclement weather – hot, cold, rain, snow, ice.

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/20/2021
Application Due: 4/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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