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Job Title:

Campus Safety Officer – Unarmed

Wkly. Hrs./Weeks:

32/52

Pay Grade:

 

Department:

Campus Safety Department

Classification

Hourly

Reports To:

Director; or his designee

Effective Date:

06.15.17

 

Summary

We seek a Campus Safety Officer to join our Campus Safety team! The Campus Safety Officer – Unarmed position provides service functions to support the general safety of the university community. Patrols an assigned area and responds to radio and/or telephonic calls for routine and/or emergency assistance in both criminal and non-criminal matters. Performs investigations and makes arrests when necessary. Deters and prevents unlawful behavior, and performs internal and external public safety functions. May function as a patrol lead on shift with other campus safety officers.

 

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to work varied days and rotating shifts: 8 hours per day, 4 days a week, 32 hours per week. Examples of schedules are 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM, 12:00 AM – 8:00 AM. Must be able to report for work in case of emergencies.
  • Patrols an assigned area on foot or in a vehicle and may serve as a patrol lead to other campus safety officers on patrol shifts.
  • Responds to telephonic and/or radio calls for routine and emergency assistance in both criminal and non-criminal situations. Assesses circumstances and conditions at the scene of an incident and determines the appropriate response.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations of criminal and non-criminal incidents. Interviews victims, witnesses, suspects, and others. Issues citations and/or makes arrests. Conducts follow-up investigations as required.
  • Maintains an accurate record of daily activities. Prepares comprehensive incident and crime reports. Ensures reports are legally sufficient through consultation with supervisors.
  • Assesses severity of medical emergencies, provides first aid, summons medical assistance as required, and transports non-life threatening sick and injured.
  • Testifies in court on criminal and civil matters affecting the interests of the university.
  • Maintains perimeter and crowd control in the areas of crimes, emergencies, and special activities.
  • Escorts university and hospital employees, faculty, staff, students and/or hospital patients between facilities and their vehicles.
  • Presents crime prevention and public information programs.
  • Maintains security of buildings and university related property by controlling access, and the opening and securing of buildings.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
 

Competencies

KNOWLEDGE OF:  

  • City, State and federal civil and criminal statutes
  • Policies and procedures for performing citizen’s arrests
  • Provisions pertaining to traffic and crowd control
  • Investigating and report writing
  • Operation of a computer and assigned equipment
  • Record-keeping techniques
  • Oral and written communication skills

ABILITY TO:

  • Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious background and sexual orientation of community University students, faculty and staff
  • Patrol assigned areas and issue citations to illegally parked vehicles to maintain control of vehicles parked on campus
  • Promote campus safety and control
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Operate a computer and assigned equipment.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Proactive
  • Leadership ability
  • Team Player
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Godly and humble character
  • Courageous
  • Confident decision maker
  • Able to exercise wisdom, discernment and sound judgment
  • Ability to give and receive encouragement and constructive criticism
  • Able to work creatively and collaborate with other leaders to set vision for department
 

Qualifications

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a demonstrated commitment to the doctrinal position of TMU&S and exhibition of a desire to minister and serve others in varied capacities
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • California Class C driver’s license; out of state applicants not intending to establish residency must have valid out of state driver’s license
  • Valid California Guard Card
 

Selection Process

  • Step 1: Application and resume submitted to Human Resources
  • Step 2: Initial Job Interview 
  • Step 3: Background Investigation – verification of qualifications, references
  • Step 4: Drug screening, Physical Exam, PAT conducted by US Health Works
  • Step 5: Admin Review / Job offer
 

Working Conditions

ENVIRONMENT:

  • Indoor and outdoor work environment.
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
  • Adverse weather conditions.
  • Regular exposure to fumes and odors.

 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment.
  • Seeing to read various materials.
  • Standing or walking for extended periods of time; bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  • Lifting moderately heavy objects; reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally during traffic control.

 

HAZARDS:

  • Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals
 

Additional Information

Minimum Conditions for Beginning Employment:

           

Prior to beginning employment, in accordance with The Master’s University policy and/or under federal or state law, all employees must:

 

  1. Sign and return an offer of “At Will” employment.
  2. Present verification of their identity and authorization to work in the United States.

 

If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening please contact the Human Resources department.

 

The Master’s University & Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, veteran status or prior military service, medical condition, or any physical or mental disability.  We are committed to practicing principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity based upon sovereign Biblical principles.

 

Application Process

In order to be considered for a position, a completed Application for Employment must be submitted to the Human Resources office.  The application may be picked up in person in the HR office or is available to be downloaded as a PDF from the web at http://www.masters.edu/campuslinks/employment.aspx.  Your completed application may be dropped off in person, sent via fax (661.362.2717), email (humanresources@masters.edu) or regular mail (21726 Placerita Cyn Rd Box 41, Santa Clarita CA 91321).

Selection Process:

All applications are reviewed by the Human Resources department and where appropriate are forwarded for further consideration.  Selected candidates will be invited for a personal interview at The Master’s University or Seminary.  Any expense incurred in connection with these interviews will be the responsibility of the candidates.

Application Procedures:

All documents included in your application remain the sole property of The Master’s University & Seminary and will not be returned.   Your file for this opening will not be considered unless all requested items are submitted and are complete.