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Safety and Security Officer, Full-time, Nights

06/22/2018 3:49 pm

Seeking a highly motivated, customer-service oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities.

Seeking a highly motivated, customer-service oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities for full-time position, working nights. Position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to use sound judgment in stressful situations, and the ability to work both independently and as a team member. Position requires employees to maintain current certifications at all times in CPR, and AED. Position requires employees to maintain a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record along with a clean criminal background at all times and be 21 years of age or older. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software such as Word is required.

General Responsibilities include maintaining building security, enforcing University policies and regulations, and responding to various types of emergencies. Specific Responsibilities include patrolling campus; making regularly scheduled checks of buildings and grounds; parking and traffic control; responding to and investigating fire alarms, medical emergencies, and other incidents; maintaining accurate reports. Safety & Security Officers also provide security coverage for University athletic events and social functions. 

Exceptional benefits package includes Tuition Remission for Employee/Spouse/Dependent(s). 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; commitment to exceptional customer service
  • High School degree or equivalent; Associates or Bachelor’s preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Ability to work a flexible 12-hour shift schedule including weekends and holidays
  • One-year security officer, law enforcement, or military police experience 
  • Ability to run, jump and stand for long periods of time in all types of weather

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Safety & Security Officers may be required to perform the following physical requirements in the course of their normal duty shift: lift 50 Lbs.; run 100 meters; lift and bend; go up and down stairs, and be in good physical condition. 

Candidates are subject to a full background investigation, including criminal history, verification of education, work experience, and references. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should email a cover letter indicating wage requirements, resume, and list of three professional references to HumanResources@rockford.edu.