Drake University Campus Public Safety Officer 1 - 999661 in Des Moines, Iowa
Campus Public Safety Officer 1 - 999661
Drake University Public Safety Department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the Campus Public Safety Officer (CPSO) 1 position. This officer will contribute to the safety of the university by patrolling the campus, providing assistance in conflict resolution, and assisting in safety prevention efforts. Successful candidate should be able to perform all the essential job functions as well as meet the minimum education and experience requirements. A valid Driver's License and the ability to be insured by the University's insurance carrier is required. The position requires this person to be a responsible employee / CSA under Clery. The candidate should be flexible in ability to work evening and midnight shifts. The current hours for hire are 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm.
Patrol the grounds, buildings, and parking areas to identify any irregular conditions that might result in property loss or injury, and take adequate intermediary measures to assure the protection of the employees, students, assets, and public reputation.
Provide consultation, conflict resolution, and referrals to students. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with university policy and practice.
Perform administrative support, including all documentation or any other correspondence for the unit and any other related administrative duties.
Answer phone calls, providing a pleasant and helpful phone contact for faculty, staff, employees, and public.
Participate in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
Assist in safety prevention efforts, including responding to all safety drills, fire alarms, and emergencies.
Utilize electronic card access, closed circuit television and other audio/visual monitoring systems, monitors and supervises the response to all reports or irregular conditions, including the unauthorized entry of persons or vehicles to protected buildings and areas, breaches of perimeter security or any other suspicious activities occurring on university property.
Investigate security incidents and prepare written reports on findings.
Contact local law enforcement personnel when circumstances warrant.
Complete required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
Written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to perform basic math computations and to follow verbal as well as written instructions.
Computer experience including word processing applications.
Valid state driver's license.
Post offer, pre-employment drug screen required.
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