SAFETY SERVICES STAFF
Position SummaryUnder the direction of the Security Supervisor, is responsible for providing a safe and secure campus environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors. Essential Job FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the duties which the employee may be expected to perform. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Provides campus security to ensure the safety of all students, faculty, staff, visitors, and property of the College and responds to the needs and requirements of students, faculty, staff and visitors. Proactively promotes safety and security by demonstrating, communicating and delivering services through daily interactions. Provides both foot and vehicle security/safety patrols in order to minimize and deter the occurrence of crime, and serves the interests of the College while generating positive security awareness and relationship building. Ensures that College policies and procedures related to safety and security are followed. Effectively provides security for all College assets, including building and property security. Enforces campus parking regulations as directed. Investigates, prepares reports, and files safety deficiencies, personal accidents/injuries, and crime and security incidents. Escorts College staff with cash deposits on campus or to the local bank. In an emergency situation, enforces College procedures and directs local fire, medical, or law enforcement to the scene. Upon notification of an emergency, responds immediately and proceeds directly to the site; ascertains the nature of the emergency/injury, rendering first aid as priorities dictate. Stores and maintains a log of all items found or turned in as lost property. Performs other duties as assigned. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties personnel so classified.RequirementsThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job. Requirements include the following: High school diploma. An Associate’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, or related field preferred. Ten or more years of experience in law enforcement, criminal justice or security enforcement, required. Michigan Vehicle Operator’s License. Concealed Pistol License Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern security enforcement. Knowledge of department procedures and polices. Skill in maintaining and updating records and related systems, documenting incidents, recording information, and preparing comprehensive and accurate reports. Ability to give a high level of human interaction skills and proper application to deal pleasantly, efficiently and courteously with the public, and exercise a high degree of diplomacy in contentious or confrontational situations. The ability to defuse contentious situations with verbal and non-verbal communication. Ability to understand instructions and follow detailed procedures consistently. Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including computers and related software, such as word processing, and the ability to master new technologies. Skill in the operation of security vehicles and communication equipment. Ability to work shifts of varying lengths and different times of the day, including weekends and evenings as assigned. Ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with staff, students, faculty, the public, and other professional contacts. Ability to critically assess situations, maintain attention to detail, solve problems, work efficiently under stress, within deadlines, and changing work priorities.Supplemental InformationPhysical Demands and Work Environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee’s environment can range from an office setting to security enforcement situations. Physical demands, therefore, range from sitting in an office or vehicle to significant physical exertion. The employee is regularly required to communicate with others in person and on the telephone or radio and be mobile in an office setting. The employee is frequently required to use sight and manual dexterity to review and produce written and electronic records, and is regularly required to travel to other locations. The employee may be frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, and may be exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; vibration; and other dangerous situations. The noise level in the work environment can range from quiet to very loud.