Human Resources

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Public Safety Officer

Primary Role

Insures protection of college property, residents, and visitors as well as enforce institutional, local, and state rules, regulations and laws. Prove a safe learning environment.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Patrol by foot and vehicle all college properties, assist law enforcement agencies when called upon to do so, issue traffic and parking violations.
  2. Respond to emergencies and provide incident control, first aid/CPR, and transport non-emergency injured/ill students as necessary.
  3. Maintain accurate incident reports; investigates and completes incidents, reports faulty or unsafe equipment or conditions to appropriate authorities and follow-up.
  4. Operate department vehicle and record mileage, maintenance, etc.
  5. Secure and open campus buildings as scheduled.
  6. Performs related duties as assigned.


Supervision Required/Given

Works independently within established procedures. Must work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups. No direct supervisory responsibilities.

Position Qualifications

  1. Knowledge and capabilities normally acquired through a high school diploma.
  2. A valid driver's license and completion of a background investigation report.
  3. Strong interpersonal and customer service communication skills, ability to exercise sound judgment, remain calm in difficult situations.
  4. One-year professional experience in security or law enforcement.
  5. Knowledge and skills in using appropriate PC software applications.