Public Safety Officer-Regional Campus – Serves as public safety officer at the Ohio State University at Marion and Marion Technical College to preform public safety and security, parking and other emergency response issues. Assists in coordinating programs and services that increase student, faculty, staff, and community safety awareness. Performs routine patrols of buildings and grounds. Serves as a first response for violent and non-violent situations. Conducts investigations. Maintains relationship with campus administrators. Works with local, county, and state law enforcement agencies and emergency management agencies to address problems. Completes statistical reports and enhance presence on campus. Assists in supervising student employee in coordinating public safety, security, and parking programs in accordance with established policies for OSUM and MTC. Helps maintain the campus emergency management plan, including loss prevention, fire safety, and emergency preparedness. Serves as first responder for violent and non-violent situations. Assesses and intervenes when appropriate in situations involving individuals who pose a potential risk of harm to persons or property on the Marion campus or disruption of normal business operation and special events. Responds to 9-1-1 calls when there is an imminent threat. Provides a security presence when requested during potentially problematic meetings or other appropriate purpose. Conducts initial investigations when appropriate. May arrest. Assists to manage and direct vehicular, pedestrian, and bike traffic. Tickets and arranges for towing when necessary. Enforces traffic laws and regulations. Participates in or reports unusual or hazardous conditions that might endanger life, property, or public safety. Makes recommendations for purchase of equipment. Responsible for maintenance and care of equipment and vehicle. Assists with Campus Safety Act statistics and CALEA standards for accreditation safety and security staff members. On Marion campus, reports to the Public Safety Supervisor. Assists in reviewing, evaluating, and providing recommendations on campus safety and security to Marion campus administration, support staff, and academic units. May serve on campus advisory committee composed of OSUM and MTC faculty, staff, and students to assist with the campus safety and security plan. Helps to promote student, faculty, and staff safety awareness programs. Assists in supervising student safety staff in the provision of a safe, secure and welcoming environment, provides training for student safety staff in appropriate behavior and responsibilities in their role as security personnel on campus as well as training in appropriate University and Marion Campus policies. Prepares and submits reports of incidents.
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Summary of duties continued: Maintains communications with campus administrators, support staff, academic units, state and local public safety officials, and officials on the Columbus campus in matters of public safety. As appropriate, attends meetings on the Columbus campus or with local law enforcement and public safety organizations. Receives instruction on purpose and responsibilities of a campus law enforcement office, standards of ethics, uniform regulations and care, public and human relations, laws of evidence, methods of arrest, search and seizure investigation, handling of suspects and court conduct, patrolling and enforcement techniques and the use and maintenance of fire arms. Assists in campus awareness and compliance with federally mandated crime awareness information and other mandate of information such as crime rate, crime statistics, sexual assault, and substance abuse prevention. Maintains Daily Log of crime reports; assists in developing campus safety notices, crime statistics and other informative articles in the campus communication pieces as newsletters, bulletin boards, email, etc. Subject to 24-hour call in. Days and hours may vary. This is a second shift position. May work evenings and weekends. This position is identified as an Essential position, whose presence is required regardless of the existence of an emergency condition, and whose absence from duty could endanger the safety and well-being of the campus population and/or physical plant.
Minimum age 21; valid unrestricted Ohio operator's license upon appointment; minimum 72 quarter college credit hours or equivalent semester credit hours of documented college course work or 12 months of public law enforcement experience or equivalent combination education and experience or current Ohio Peace Officer certification; eligibility for faithful performance bond; must successfully complete medical/visual, psychological, physical performance evaluations, polygraph, and other pre-employment requirements prescribed by the University and police department prior to appointment, and possibly thereafter; no conviction record for felony or crime of moral turpitude.
Experience working in college or university setting and working with campus regulations and ethics standards; knowledge of first-aid techniques; ability to interpret extensive variety of techniques, materials in books, journals and manuals; experience preparing meaningful and concise reports; experience handling sensitive inquiries and contacts with other governmental law enforcement personnel; experience with Windows based computer systems; current Ohio Peace Office certification; knowledge of criminal and civil law, rules and regulations dealing with higher education; ability to annually qualify to use a firearm ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of student, staff, faculty and administrators; ability to demonstrate agility and physical fitness; ability to understand manual and verbal instruction even when technical in nature.
Target Salary: $25.00 - $29.00 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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