Safety & Security Officer

Lima, OH
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Summary of Duties

The Safety & Security Officer maintains a safe and secure environment for Students, Faculty and Staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in providing security and assistance for all Lima Campus students, faculty and staff; assist in protecting all Lima Campus buildings and vehicles by making and providing for routine rounds or checks of buildings, walkways, grounds, and parking lots;
  • Issue parking citations, check on vehicles, assist with lock-outs and starting cars, assist with towing illegally parked vehicles, etc.;
  • Provide escort services between campus buildings and parking lots;
  • Respond to calls for service such as crimes, traffic crashes, and medical emergencies on campus. Make/assist in making appropriate notifications of law enforcement, fire or emergency medical service agencies;
  • Be alert to safety hazards in buildings, on grounds and parking lots and reporting same in timely fashion to maintenance;
  • Lock down buildings, labs, classrooms, and offices at night or anytime campus is closed. Open buildings as needed;
  • Check locked buildings, labs, classrooms, and offices while making rounds to insure their security;
  • Open buildings, labs, classrooms during regular business hours daily;
  • Investigate suspicious activity and make appropriate notifications to law enforcement if needed;
  • Make appropriate Safety and Security log entries, reports, and maintenance requests;
  • Perform other assigned duties as required
  • Experience, Skills & Abilities

    Law enforcement experience and OPOTA certification preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of first aid and CPR preferred. Ability to deal politely and effectively with faculty, staff, students and general public required.

    Education & Certifications

    High school diploma required; two-year Associate Degree or its equivalent preferred

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