Campus Safety Officer, Albany County Campus
Laramie County Community College - Laramie, WY

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Overview:

Campus Safety works around the clock 365 days a year on the Laramie campus to enforce campus regulations, campus traffic and parking rules, provide emergency first aid care, monitor public safety and provide limited emergency vehicle assistance. Officers work with the Albany County Sheriff’s Department regarding any criminal activity that may occur on campus.

Safety officers are responsible for maintaining order on campus and providing security for college personnel, facilities and property. Under the general supervision of the Director, the Officer maintains safety and security of people and property on the College campus by patrolling areas and enforcing College rules and regulations. Performs security and public safety patrol duties including checking for fires, vandalism, suspicious activity or persons or safety hazards. Remains alert for emergency situations and provides first-line response, emergency management, and/or referral of off-campus emergency services, if required. Demonstrates good judgment in enforcing campus policies and procedures and security policies and practices, while maintaining confidentiality in law enforcement and/or security matters. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing – through security reports, complaint and witness statements, and in assisting and providing general information to the campus community and visitors. Must have the interpersonal skill to work with the College community of students and staff.

This position will require day and night shift work.

Benefits: 85% of health insurance premiums paid by the College, 12 vacation days fronted, 12 sick days, 2 personal days and 13-15 paid holidays annually. Typically 5-7 paid holidays from Christmas to New Year's Day. For full listing of benefits, visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanResources/benefits .

Closing Date: Open until filled. Screening to begin February 25, 2013.

Start Date: As soon after screening as practical.

Compensation: $12.34 per hour dependent on education and experience.

Essential Functions:
  • Patrols assigned area on foot or in assigned motor vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
    Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses master keys or card access to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  • Performs periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or lights to ensure proper functioning; reports malfunctions as required.
  • Patrols and monitors assigned parking areas to provide public security and assistance.
  • Informs and warns violators of campus policy and procedure infractions.
  • Provides escort services for visitors and employees, as necessary; provides other public assistance such as directions and routine information.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
    Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons. Approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies law enforcement as appropriate; may confront and/or detain violators, as required, until law enforcement arrival.
    Safeguards and controls loss of campus property.
  • Prepares routine, standardized reports and daily logs.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Reviews Incident Reports, Security Log/Building Check sheets for accuracy prior to submission to Director.
  • Performs duties as training officer for newly assigned personnel, as required.
  • Works closely with the Laramie County Sheriff’s office assisting in criminal matters that have taken place on the College campus.
  • Works with the Director of Residential Living to ensure the welfare of the students that live on the College campus.

Qualifications:

Minimum required:
  • Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field OR two year’s law enforcement experience in lieu of education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
  • Two years law enforcement/security experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • First aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain.
  • Insurable by College insurance to drive College vehicles.
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field.
  • Demonstrated strong student orientation and customer focus.
  • A strong service orientation and a demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, multicultural community
    excellent written and verbal skills.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Laramie County Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, genetic information, political affiliation or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities.

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