Job ID: 2019-9924 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Services Princeton University
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the primary department charged with creating a safe and secure environment at Princeton University. DPS operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is comprised of 111 staff members. The department consists of professional University police, security officers, dispatchers and administrators dedicated to providing best-in-class service to the community. DPS was awarded Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in July 2015. CALEA serves as the “International Gold Standard for Public Safety Agencies” and oversees a rigorous accreditation process. Non-sworn security officers work in several different areas including the main campus, at the James Forrestal campus, in Firestone Library, in the Princeton University Art Museum and their off-site storage facility.
This position is assigned to the Firestone Library.
For full consideration a cover letter and resume must be submitted in addition to the online application.
Must be able to work on all shifts (standard work week is 40 hours, standard shifts are 8, 10 or 12 hours), during various hours, including weekends and holidays. Overtime is mandatory.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Ability to work on all shifts (standard work week is 40 hours, standard shifts are 8, 10 or 12 hours), during various hours, including weekends and holidays. Overtime is mandatory.
Successfully complete various fitness for duty assessments including:
Post offer pre-employment medical exam (POPES) for hire, transfers, promotions and/or layoff placements
Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary or medium heavy work; must be able to remain on feet for a minimum of eight hours at a time with scheduled breaks.
Position requires moderate physical activity.
Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, walk, and run.
Must be able to restrain, lift and/or carry adults of varying weights.
Must be able to exert up to thirty pounds of force frequently or constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Must operate a variety of machines and equipment including, but not limited to automobile, office equipment, radio, telephone, etc.
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperature and loud noises.
Work involves moderate exposure to hazards and physical risks to personal safety.
Must be physically fit and able to defend one’s self or other from attack or physical assault.
Must have 20-20 or 20-30 vision either naturally or with corrective lenses.
This is a unionized position: International Union, Security, Police and Fire Professional of America (SPFPA).
Per the SPFPA contact the starting salary is $34,000/year.
Per the SPFPA contract this position has a 12 month probationary period.
The final candidate must successfully complete a background check.
Associate or Bachelor’s degree.
Previous security experience.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 108527411
About Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.