Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Security Officer/Parking Enforcement for the Division of Public Safety. Among the key duties of this position are the following: Under the immediate direction of a Security Supervisor, or other University Police personnel as directed,
Performs a wide variety of security and parking functions to ensure the safety of persons, protect property, maintain order and enforce the rules and regulations of the University.
Dependent upon assignment, observes, recognizes and reports conditions that adversely affect public safety or University policy.
Issues written Security Failure Notices and University Parking Summonses.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Previous security/parking enforcement experience preferred. High school graduate preferred. Requires valid driver's license, two years of driving experience and successful completion of the Rutgers Defensive Driving Course. Requires ability to effectively communicate in English, both in writing and via two way radio. Also requires the ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time. Mandatory overtime required as necessary. Must be able to successfully complete the NJ CUPSA Basic Security Officer Training Class and maintain applicable certification as required. In accordance with New Jersey State law, applicants must agree to undergo and authorize the university to conduct fingerprint, criminal history and/or child abuse record checks with various law enforcement agencies, including but not limited to: the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Identification Division and/or the New Jersey Division of State Police, Bureau of Identification. Applicants must also assume any costs incurred by the university associated with the background investigations whether required by statute or not. Any criminal record will affect consideration of a candidate's application.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Safeguards the life, property and well being of all members and guests of the University community. Provides assistance regarding directions, emergencies and special requests. Assists in the recommendation and/or installation of signage. Controls vehicular and pedestrian traffic in University parking lots. Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security. Uses University keys and/or slash cards to open and secure buildings. Monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and other suspicious activities. Patrols parking areas and campus buildings. Issues University Parking Summonses and Security Failure Notices. Files written and oral reports and maintains necessary records. Operates University vehicles, including shuttle vans and specialized vans to transport persons with special needs, providing safe and efficient transportation to members of the University community as assigned. Monitors boiler, heating and air conditioning warning signals for proper operation during evening and night hours. Provides security, parking and limited traffic control service for special events and escort service as assigned. Detects and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, inoperable lights, and malfunctioning security doors. Also sounds alarm in case of fire and notifies University Police of the presence of unauthorized persons. Recognizes and reports emergency and questionable conditions to supervisors and/or University Police. This includes maintenance needs, vehicle removal (towing) needs or suspicious conditions warranting police response. Must reduce or minimize low level conflict (such as dispute over a parking ticket or resistance to an order to vacate a building to be secured). Maintains a positive work environment by performing and communicating in a cooperative and professional manner with students, faculty, visitors, co-workers and supervisors. Requires entering computer data into hand held or desk top equipment, regulating visitor access to buildings or areas, processing packages and use of a handheld metal detectors and deliveries through a secured facility, operation of Close Circuit TV equipment, and enforcement of residence life policies. Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance pursuant to established departmental guidelines. Performs related duties as required.
Position is located on the Camden campus. Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
Posting Number: 21ST1160
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 131946
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.