The Department of Campus Safety and Security is responsible for the physical protection and Emergency Management of university property, as well as employees, students and visitors and their property, twenty-four (24) hours a day, 365 days a year, in a structured regimen, with emergency response capabilities.
Under the supervision of the Director of Campus Safety, the Campus Safety Officer is responsible for making routine patrols of the campus facility, completing daily logs, and preparing incident reports for incidents and/or observations from daily rounds. Campus Safety Officers conduct the initial response and investigation of all campus incidents and coordinate with emergency and public safety responders as well as appropriate university departments when necessary. Officers also report all safety hazards that they may encounter during their patrols. On occasion, the Campus Safety Officer may need to fill in at a gatehouse. As a Campus Safety employee, the Campus Safety Officer may be expected to remain on-duty beyond the scheduled shift in the event of an emergency, critical incident, or disaster. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.
- Recommended by the Executive Director of Campus Safety
- Approved by the Executive Vice President/ Provost
- Report to the Director of Campus Safety for daily supervision
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:
- Protect life and property, and enforce campus regulations
- Report vehicles in violation of campus regulations and state laws (warnings may be given for other traffic violations of campus regulations)
- Observe and control all parking facilities
- Investigate and report on minor vehicle collisions
- Perform daily routine patrols of the university grounds and facilities and record observations
- Observe and make written reports on any incident, injury, or crime that occurs or is discovered while on duty
- Investigative questioning as needed to collect facts concerning incidents, injuries, or crimes on campus (Note: no physical contact is involved in this questioning; duties are limited to being an excellent witness and summoning the appropriate authorities as needed)
- Provide traffic control functions such as setting up signs and cones and directing traffic for special events; Campus Safety Officers may need to help cover or assist at a gatehouse for full or partial shifts
- Keep current on dates, times and locations of special events and meetings on campus in order to provide visitors to the campus with helpful information
- Provide public assistance as needed: e.g., dead vehicle battery jumpstarts, personal escorts, delivery of emergency messages,(Note:CampusSafetypersonnelarenotresponsibleforchangingflattiresor for obtaining for vehicles, is limited to the those that are parked on campus).
- Complete daily logs as specified and maintain good records of logs and reports
- Assist maintenance areas by reporting maintenance needs and unsafe conditions to the maintenance office
- Perform routines afetyinspectionsoffireextinguishers,smokedetectors,alarmsandemergencylighting systems on a regular basis
- Ensure that the building entrances are locked and secure per posted schedule
- Participate and assist in emergency preparedness drills and exercises as directed
- Other duties as may be assigned from time to time
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalency and a minimum of one year of experience as a security officer or related experience required. First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications, as well as valid guard card issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs required.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Abilitytoexercisebasiccomputerskillssuchasreadingandsendingemail,typingreportsandfillingout forms on a word processor
- Abilitytohandlestressfulsituationsandanalyzeincidences,injuries,andemergenciesaccuratelyandtake prompt action
- Ability to keep records and prepare reports
- Abilitytodisplayandmaintainapositiveworkattitudeandmaintainpoiseandpatienceindealingwithdifficult individuals
- Demonstrategoodleadershipandpublicrelationskillsthatenableappropriateresponsetocomplaintsand emergencies
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to students, staff, faculty and other employees of the university
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
- Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Attitude and Demeanor:
- Be an individual of prayer and Christian maturity
- Be able to organize existing resources to strengthen the quality of Concordia
- Be able to effectively communicate and work with Concordia staff and faculty
- Communicate with others with warmth and understanding
- Have an open outlook, be future oriented and innovative
- Manifest loyalty to the other personnel of Concordia University
- Respect lines of communication
- Assist Concordia in translating Christian principles into day-by-day practice and procedure
- Constantly strive to improve performance
Employees are responsible for complete cooperation with all aspects of the safety and health program, including compliance with all rules and regulations, and for continuously practicing safety while performing their duties.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Repetitive motions using a computer keyboard
- May require rising and sitting repeatedly
- Ability to lift, pull, grasp, stoop and reach to utilize 5-drawer file cabinets
- May require climbing stairs and walking indoors or outdoors to various offices on campus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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