Public Safety Officer PT

Teachers College Columbia University

Full Job Description

Posting Summary:
This position announcement is for a part time uniformed Public Safety Officer, with Fire Safety Director Certification, or the ability to obtain Fire Safety Director Certification, providing safety and security services to the Teachers College Community. Days and shift hours of work vary.

Job Summary/Basic Function:
This position announcement is for a part time uniformed Public Safety Officer, with Fire Safety Director Certification, or the ability to obtain Fire Safety Director Certification, providing safety and security services to the Teachers College Community. Days and shift hours of work vary.

Minimum Qualifications:
NYC Fire Safety Director Certification (FSD), or the ability to complete FSD Certification within the first 60 days of employment.
New York State Security Guard License.
Satisfactory completion of a campus public safety officer training academy within eighteen (18) months from the beginning date of employment; at the Keene State College Campus Public Safety Officer Academy, the Fairfield University Campus Public Safety Officer Academy, or a similar academy training program selected by the College.
High School Diploma or equivalency certificate, or ten (10) or more years of proven service as a Public Safety Manager in a higher education setting, or any combination of education and experienced judged by the College to demonstrate the education and experience necessary to perform in the position.
Five or more years of full-time work experience as a proprietary Public Safety Officer, Security Officer, Police Officer, or limited Peace officer, or any combination of education and experienced judged by the College to demonstrate the education and experience necessary to perform in the position.
Ability to work rotating hours and shifts, and maintain availability for extended shifts and overtime work as required.
Above average communication skills both oral and written.
Physical ability to climb stairs, stand/sit/ walk a minimum of twelve hours, and be able to lift and carry 80 lbs.
Preferred Qualifications:
Proven experience as a proprietary Public Safety Officer, Security Officer or Peace Officer at a university or college setting.
Bachelors Degree in Police Sciences, Criminal Justice, Security Management or associated discipline, and/or Certificate in Security Technology, Security Management or other related discipline.
Proven hands-on experience using computer based electronic access control systems.
Prior experience as a Fire Department member, fire safety professional, Paramedic or EMT.

To apply for this job please visit employment.tc.columbia.edu.