Public Safety Officer

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S0281
Job Title Public Safety Officer
Department Public Safety Office

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary

• Serves as first responder to calls-for-service from students, faculty, staff and visitors concerning criminal or civil complaints, maintenance problems, safety situations, alarms sounding, etc.
• Provides access control for buildings and other properties.
• Handles special event details, money pick-ups, etc.
• Enforces parking regulations and provides traffic direction/control.
• Provides crime prevention foot patrols; inspects University property for safety hazards and reports identified hazards by way of incident report and/or University work order.
• Provides personal escorts; responds to inquiries and requests for information.
• Documents relevant incidents in the Public Safety report writing system.
• Coordinates with local police and emergency medical services regarding response on campus.
• Immediately notify Public Safety supervisory personnel of campus incidents and/or presence of law enforcement, fire or emergency medical services on campus.
• Accurate written documentation of campus incidents
• Maintain training as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as it relates to the Clery Act.
• Other duties as assigned by Director of Public Safety or designee.

Minimum Qualifications

• Maintain Metro Security license and valid driver’s license and duty to renew both when appropriate
• Ability to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification.
• Ability to obtain and maintain certification in Pressure Point Control Techniques (PPCT)
• Must undergo and pass a criminal records check.
• Good customer skills.
• Ability to work inside and in an outdoor environment.
• Good decision making skills.
• Reliable attendance.
• Writing skills, spelling, grammar, etc.
• Attend formal training as directed
• Maintain valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

• Within the normal range required to treat injured or ill individuals and to respond to emergency situations; ability to lift and/or move up to a 150 lb. person in case of emergency.
• May be required to work irregular hours.
• Ascending and descending stairs.
• Mobility to move about campus and the work area; work requires considerable walking to complete tours.
• Ability to work in all types of weather conditions.
• Verbal communication on the phone and in person.
• Capable to run short distances.
• May be required to work at locations away from the main campus

Essential Duties
Full Time (>30 hrs/wk) or Part Time (<30 hrs/wk) Full Time
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:
Public Safety Officer, St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/30/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
    • Requisite degree earned by position start date
  2. How many years of experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1 year
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 5 to 7 years
    • 8 to 9 years
    • 10+ years
  3. Do you have a St. Louis County Security License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter-Letter of Interest
Optional Documents