Public Safety Officer II

Job description

Job Title: Public Safety Officer II
Location: Wolfson Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1001028
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)




$14.10 - $20.72


Campus Services

Reports To

Assistant Chief

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status


First Review Date

February 18, 2021

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The Public Safety Officer II reports directly to the Assistant Chief and is primarily responsible for supervising Public Safety Officers in the performance of their duties. Responsibilities include the ability to maintain effective lateral communications with shift supervisor counterparts and administrators, develops workable solutions in support of shift operations and the Public Safety Mission, assumes supervisor responsibility and accountability for Department vehicles, equipment, training and administration in support of the shift. Hiring for multiple positions, some with a temporary status.

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•Makes well thought out operational decisions based on available facts and circumstances; Sets and enforces high, but achievable standards and expectations for Campus Patrol Officers
•Makes security rounds of interiors and exteriors of buildings, being alert for fires, prowlers or trespassers
•Operates college vehicles and patrol areas on foot to insure security of building and grounds.
•Checks for signs of forced or otherwise illegal entry of buildings
•Secures or opens specific rooms, buildings, or areas as directed
•Secures doors and windows found open; turns off unnecessary lights; punches time clocks as required and makes reports of all breaches of security and safety hazards found during the tour of duty
•Reports disturbances, irregularities, or suspicious circumstances, which cannot be disposed of immediately
•Controls vehicular and pedestrian traffic flows and regulates parking areas as directed
•Gives information and directions as needed and makes verbal or written reports as required
•Maintains smooth traffic flows and orderly parking procedures during peak traffic hours or at special events
•Observes spectators and crowds at special events ascertaining that emergency exits, stairways and passageways are clear and that obstreperous persons are removed from the scene
•Greets public while operating a visitor control and information booth
•Accepts documents and messages for delivery to appropriate persons
•Performs minor clerical tasks such as light typing in the maintenance of activity log when assigned office duty during evening shift
•Performs other related duties as required

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•High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma. Two (2) years work experience, in the military, law enforcement, or the field of Safety and Security, and a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Must be able to successfully complete a basic security-training course and provide certificate of completion
•Must possess a valid Florida State Unarmed Officer “D “license
•Must possess a valid Florida Driver License and have the ability to safely operate College motorized vehicles
•Knowledge of parking areas, buildings, rooms and personnel assignments to issue parking permits and direct authorized visitors to their desired destinations
•Knowledge of the buildings and grounds patrolled and of the rules and regulations pertaining to the campus
•Knowledge of basic security training
•Strong interpersonal skills and exercises mature judgment with tact and diplomacy when dealing with the public
•Skilled in radio communication procedures
•Proficient in basic computer skills
•Ability to react promptly and correctly in emergency situations
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
•Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
•Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
•Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
•Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
•Ability to accomplish security patrols so that a routine is not established, and habits are not formed that would indicate a reliable pattern to persons who may attempt illegal entry
•Ability to plan, assign, review, supervise and inspect the work of others
•Ability to work long hours and walk long distances if necessary to apprehend prowlers
•Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing
•Ability to work and communicate in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment, travel in county and be willing and able to work any shift, weekends, and holidays, perform on-call and respond to after-hour emergencies

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This function/position has been designated as "critical". This means that it has job duties that affect the security, safety or physical operation of the College, and are required to work at the Emergency Operations Center and/or have access to the incident scene once normal campus operations have been suspended.

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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time