Applicant will need to perform security and law enforcement related functions at a community college, including responsibility for maintaining order, for the security of College property, and for the safety of students, visitors and staff. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Safety, with considerable latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out assignments.
SHIFT: 24 hours needing coverage - from 7pm on Saturday night to 7am on Sunday morning -7pm on Sunday night to 7am Monday morning.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
- Maintains order on campus at all times;
- Responds to calls for assistance from any member of the campus community to insure that persons and property are adequately protected; and may respond to situations involving but not restricted to crimes, medical emergencies, accidents, vehicle and traffic violations, fires and unusual situations.
- Patrols building, grounds and parking areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, provide first aid and to prevent trespassing, theft or damage;
- Conducts initial investigations of incidents in order to preserve and gather evidence; interviews witnesses, complainants and suspects and confers with fellow officers to ascertain nature and severity of situation; reports results of investigations to supervisor as directed and may testify in court.
- Secures and checks all doors, windows and entrances to buildings as required;
- Assures that all doors and entrances are unlocked for daily activities and classes as required;
- Directs and controls traffic on campus roads, grounds and parking areas as required;
- Investigates motor vehicle accidents that occur on campus or campus property as required.
- Issues parking violations;
- Assists motorists, e.g. lock-outs, dead batteries and other vehicular problems;
- Gives directions and provides information to students and visitors;
- Contacts snow removal contractor/grounds crew when necessary;
- Provides reports and maintains an appropriate system of records and reports;
- May deliver a variety of in-service training and/or community educational programs.
- Makes regularly scheduled fire inspections of buildings and fire extinguishers;
- Makes operational checks of a variety of heating and cooling equipment, reporting any malfunctions;
- Does related work as required.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILL, ABILITES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Good knowledge of the practices and procedures required to ensure maintenance of order and security of buildings, grounds and equipment; good knowledge of safety precautions necessary to eliminate existing and potential security, safety and fire hazards; good knowledge of the Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law and Vehicle and Traffic Laws of the State of New York; good knowledge of law enforcement statues pertaining to a variety of offenses and working knowledge of investigative techniques; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to prepare clear, concise reports; good judgment; tact; courtesy; resourcefulness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school.
NOTE: In addition to meeting the above qualifications, candidates must successfully complete the DCJS approved Campus Public Safety Officer Academy or its equivalent within one year of appointment and possess a valid New York State Drivers License.
To apply: email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of 3 professional references to: email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2014 and continue until position is filled.
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer