Wilkes University
  • 09-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • University Police Department
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Employer paid life insurance, Tuition benefits, Paid time off and more


Wilkes University invites applications for the position of Public Safety Officer Residence Hall Security.

The Public Safety Officer Residence Hall Security provides late night and early morning security for University residence halls. Working at a static post, the Public Safety Officer will ensure that those entering the building are residents or authorized to enter and will provide emergency lock out services and interior/exterior building checks. When classes are not in session, the Public Safety Officer provides customer services to University community members; enforces all parking regulations within University parking lots; provides escorts (walking or vehicle) within a reasonable distance of campus.

When classes are not in session, the Public Safety Officer provides customer services to University community members; enforces all parking regulations within University parking lots; provides escorts (walking or vehicle) within a reasonable distance of campus.

The ideal candidate will be and/or have:

  • Act 235 certified in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • A valid Driver's License
  • Eligible for C.P.R /A.E.D. Certification within 6 months of hire
  • One to three years of credible experience in a similar position or work environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • A professional level of oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a stringent background check

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

Information on the Wilkes University Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be viewed at: https://www.wilkes.edu/campus-life/safety-security/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report.aspx

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