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Job Title Temporary - Public Safety Officer Job Description Summary Montgomery College is seeking temporary Public Safety Officers for all campus locations. Available positions include day, evening and overnight hours, including weekends. These positions are non-bargaining, non-exempt and job Grade 15.
***Montgomery College is accepting applications for temporary Public Safety Officers on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on temporary position vacancies***
The public safety officer is responsible for performing a variety of duties to ensure a safe and secure environment for the College community as well as facilitating the efficient and safe execution of College functions and activities. Contacts and interactions vary and may involve multiple constituencies such as first responders from outside agencies (police/fire), members of the College community, students, vendors and the public, for the purpose of providing information, service and assistance. Job Description
Duties include but are not limited to:
Patrols campus parking lots and surrounding grounds/facilities, noting dangers (potential and existing), defects or violations.
Enforces parking policies through issuance of parking tickets and towing of vehicles when necessary.
Observes, identifies and responds to safety and security incidents and situations, as well as acts as a deterrent to crime and other unlawful activity by providing high visibility throughout the campus.
Responds to emergencies and suspicious activity, investigates incidents and prepares reports.
Conducts thorough security and safety checks of assigned College facilities, to include checking for open doors, windows, and/or other unsafe conditions.
Documents violations of College policies and completes incident reports.
Responds to complaints/calls related to possible criminal activity, coordinate with applicable authorities if necessary, and prepare incident reports.
Investigates complaints made by faculty, staff, or students on campus.
Locks and unlocks campus buildings and offices as necessary as well as lockdown of campus buildings during emergency conditions and campus closings.
Controls personnel/visitor access and tracks activities where applicable.
Responds to emergency calls for assistance, including medical emergencies.
Administers first aid and/or call for additional assistance as needed.
Work closely with outside agencies (police and fire) on matters relating to the safety and security of the College community.
High school diploma or GED, and any combination of education, training, and experience providing understanding of the field and the ability to perform the duties of the job.
One (1) year of continuous public safety experience at a higher education institution or two (2) years of experience as a security officer
Valid driver's license and evidence of a good driving record.
Knowledge of all applicable federal and state laws as they relate to safety/security, basic emergency management, and other related protocol.
Knowledge of fire hazards, first aid methods/application, radio communications, and electronic monitoring/alarm equipment and systems.
Ability to perform building and area safety and security work, including patrolling College grounds individually or in a vehicle.
Ability to participate in hazardous material (Haz-Mat) training and perform related required tasks
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.