Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Staff Posted On: Fri May 29 2020 Job Description:
The University of Saint Joseph is actively seeking a Public Safety Officer to join our team. The Public Safety Officer will strive to assure the safety/security and well-being of the students, faculty, staff and guests. The Public Safety Officer must obtain a CPR/AED certification within 60 days from the date of hire.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)
Perform routine patrols of and through University of Saint Joseph buildings and property utilizing various patrol methods including but not limited to vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols.
Mediate disagreements between individuals in a calm and composed manner.
Respond to emergency calls for assistance including medical emergencies, fire alarms and other alarms such including those relating to physical plant such as heat, etc.
Respond to routine calls for assistance including safety escorts and lock-outs.
Investigate and report complaints and violations of college regulations as well as state and federal laws.
Investigate and report complaints of vehicle accidents on University property, safety hazards and fire and security alarms received.
Effective documentation of violations of college policy and other events by producing legible written reports.
Enforce parking regulations and regulates vehicle and pedestrian traffic on campus.
Public Safety Officers are trained in First Aid, CPR and AED use.
Maintain logs and records of occurrences, completes necessary paperwork, and may use computer terminal to input and retrieve data.
Public Safety Officers are assigned to security details for University of Saint Joseph athletic events and social functions.
Public Safety Officers may be required to work a wide variety of shifts including late night/early morning hours, weekends and holidays.
Public Safety Officers may be required to report for duty at any time, including during states of emergency, college closings and inclement weather.
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous security or law enforcement experience
CT Guard Card
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to handle difficult situations
Excellent customer service skills; Professional demeanor and telephone manner
Valid driver's license and good driving record
Must have strong writing and computer skills
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.