Campus Safety Security Officer at Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Posted in Other 11 days ago.





Job Description:


All employees of Spartanburg Methodist College are entrusted with assisting the College to achieve its vision and mission. Customer focus, college service, and a willingness to assist as needed are expectations of all employees.

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Organizational Responsibilities


:
Campus Security Officers report to the Investigative Sergeant
Hours:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Rotating 12 Hour Schedule
Job Summary


:
Campus Security Officers are responsible for following the core principles of Spartanburg Methodist College and the Campus Safety mission for providing a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, and students. Security Officers are required to work closely with Campus Safety Officers as well as individuals and groups within the College community to maintain an atmosphere that enhances the quality of campus life and reduces risks and vulnerabilities on the campus. Campus Security Officers must demonstrate excellent communication and decision-making skills as they patrol campus buildings, grounds, and parking lots; respond to calls for service; enforce College policies and state laws; and render services unrelated to enforcement.
Major Areas of Responsibility


:


  • Protect life and property, and maintain a practical, working knowledge of Federal, South Carolina laws, and Spartanburg Methodist College policies, rules, and regulations.

  • Determine when reasonable suspicion exists to detain a suspect, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and to what degree force and what restraint may be used.

  • Ensure that victims and witnesses are informed of their rights and responsibilities as mandated by law, and that they are treated with dignity and respect.

  • Perform security patrol duties that include such things as working rotating shifts, foot patrol, and physically checking doors and addressing suspicious activity.

  • Communicate information effectively to faculty, staff, students, and other persons in the SMC campus community and gather information, sort, compile and interpret information received.

  • Cooperate with other campus officials to implement college policies.

  • Initiate and complete verbal, written and computerized reports which include sketches, symbols, mathematical computations, and narratives.

  • Maintain weapons and equipment in a state of operational readiness.

  • Report maintenance concerns or safety hazards using the Maintenance or IT on-line reporting system.

  • Respond as quickly as possible to any fire alarms, ensure that the fire department has been notified if appropriate, and assist in evacuating any building(s) affected or threatened.

  • Respond to any crisis or emergency that occurs and notify appropriate personnel/offices.

  • Supervise any work-study or intern students who are present during the assigned shift.

  • Coordinate with other campus safety agencies in the enforcement of laws and ordinances on SMC property.

  • Participate in assigned Higher Education Law Enforcement training designed for Campus Safety or Campus Security Officers as assigned by the Chief or Operations Lieutenant

  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


:

  • Knowledge of the criminal laws of the State of South Carolina and the rules and regulations of Spartanburg Methodist College.

  • Ability to pass and maintain certification for First Aid/CPR/AED.

  • Ability to solve problems and relate to faculty, staff and students and other community members in a positive and professional manner.

  • Recognize the cultural diversity of the campus community and ensure sensitive and equitable treatment of all citizens.

  • Knowledge of and skill in utilizing computers, two-way radios, body-worn cameras, and general office machines such as printers, copiers, and fax machines.

  • Ability to learn and become proficient in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing MS Word, Google, Outlook, Colleague, Slate, E2 Campus, and Civic Eye.

  • Maintain Daily Shift Reports (written and/or computerized) denoting occurred activities (e.g., accidents, significant incidents). Maintain other records as needed.

  • Ability to work any shift.



Working Conditions


:
Campus Security Officers may be exposed to a variety of environmental and weather conditions as they patrol campus. They may patrol on foot or in a golf cart. The position requires frequent contact with students, faculty, and staff, and cooperation with other campus officials.
Special Conditions:



  • Armed and uniformed.

  • Pass SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and SMC pre-employment and personal background check.

  • Pass SLED Security Officer Training if not already certified.

  • Pass drug testing and remain drug free.

  • Maintain yearly training and other requirements to renew SLED Armed Security certification.

  • Possess a valid South Carolina Driver's license.



Required Physical Abilities
:

  • Ability to access all areas of the campus, to move around campus to patrol and respond effectively to emergency situations.



  • Manual and physical dexterity and visual acuity are needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.



  • Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand-written form, and printed on paper.

  • Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, and on the two-way radio system.

  • Mobility to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, and lift up to 25 pounds.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or completion of two years of college preferred.

  • Minimum 21 years of age.

  • Minimum of two years' relative experience preferred.


FLSA


:
Non-exempt _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Spartanburg Methodist College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status in any personnel action regarding the recruiting, hiring, and promotion of faculty and staff members. This job description provides a representative summary of the nature and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities which may be modified at any time. The job description is not intended to imply or to create a contract of employment.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
All employees of Spartanburg Methodist College are entrusted with assisting the College to achieve its vision and mission. Customer focus, college service, and a willingness to assist as needed are expectations of all employees.

All employees of Spartanburg Methodist College are entrusted with assisting the College to achieve its vision and mission. Customer focus, college service, and a willingness to assist as needed are expectations of all employees.
All employees of Spartanburg Methodist College are entrusted with assisting the College to achieve its vision and mission. Customer focus, college service, and a willingness to assist as needed are expectations of all employees. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________
Organizational Responsibilities


:

Organizational Responsibilities
Organizational Responsibilities
:
: Campus Security Officers report to the Investigative Sergeant
Hours:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Rotating 12 Hour Schedule
Hours:
Hours:
Job Summary


:
Campus Security Officers are responsible for following the core principles of Spartanburg Methodist College and the Campus Safety mission for providing a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, and students. Security Officers are required to work closely with Campus Safety Officers as well as individuals and groups within the College community to maintain an atmosphere that enhances the quality of campus life and reduces risks and vulnerabilities on the campus. Campus Security Officers must demonstrate excellent communication and decision-making skills as they patrol campus buildings, grounds, and parking lots; respond to calls for service; enforce College policies and state laws; and render services unrelated to enforcement.
Job Summary
Job Summary
:
:
Major Areas of Responsibility


:

Major Areas of Responsibility
Major Areas of Responsibility
:
:

  • Protect life and property, and maintain a practical, working knowledge of Federal, South Carolina laws, and Spartanburg Methodist College policies, rules, and regulations.

  • Determine when reasonable suspicion exists to detain a suspect, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and to what degree force and what restraint may be used.

  • Ensure that victims and witnesses are informed of their rights and responsibilities as mandated by law, and that they are treated with dignity and respect.

  • Perform security patrol duties that include such things as working rotating shifts, foot patrol, and physically checking doors and addressing suspicious activity.

  • Communicate information effectively to faculty, staff, students, and other persons in the SMC campus community and gather information, sort, compile and interpret information received.

  • Cooperate with other campus officials to implement college policies.

  • Initiate and complete verbal, written and computerized reports which include sketches, symbols, mathematical computations, and narratives.

  • Maintain weapons and equipment in a state of operational readiness.

  • Report maintenance concerns or safety hazards using the Maintenance or IT on-line reporting system.

  • Respond as quickly as possible to any fire alarms, ensure that the fire department has been notified if appropriate, and assist in evacuating any building(s) affected or threatened.

  • Respond to any crisis or emergency that occurs and notify appropriate personnel/offices.

  • Supervise any work-study or intern students who are present during the assigned shift.

  • Coordinate with other campus safety agencies in the enforcement of laws and ordinances on SMC property.

  • Participate in assigned Higher Education Law Enforcement training designed for Campus Safety or Campus Security Officers as assigned by the Chief or Operations Lieutenant

  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.

  • Protect life and property, and maintain a practical, working knowledge of Federal, South Carolina laws, and Spartanburg Methodist College policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Determine when reasonable suspicion exists to detain a suspect, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and to what degree force and what restraint may be used.
  • Ensure that victims and witnesses are informed of their rights and responsibilities as mandated by law, and that they are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Perform security patrol duties that include such things as working rotating shifts, foot patrol, and physically checking doors and addressing suspicious activity.
  • Communicate information effectively to faculty, staff, students, and other persons in the SMC campus community and gather information, sort, compile and interpret information received.
  • Cooperate with other campus officials to implement college policies.
  • Initiate and complete verbal, written and computerized reports which include sketches, symbols, mathematical computations, and narratives.
  • Maintain weapons and equipment in a state of operational readiness.
  • Report maintenance concerns or safety hazards using the Maintenance or IT on-line reporting system.
  • Respond as quickly as possible to any fire alarms, ensure that the fire department has been notified if appropriate, and assist in evacuating any building(s) affected or threatened.
  • Respond to any crisis or emergency that occurs and notify appropriate personnel/offices.
  • Supervise any work-study or intern students who are present during the assigned shift.
  • Coordinate with other campus safety agencies in the enforcement of laws and ordinances on SMC property.
  • Participate in assigned Higher Education Law Enforcement training designed for Campus Safety or Campus Security Officers as assigned by the Chief or Operations Lieutenant
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


    :

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
    :
    :

    • Knowledge of the criminal laws of the State of South Carolina and the rules and regulations of Spartanburg Methodist College.

    • Ability to pass and maintain certification for First Aid/CPR/AED.

    • Ability to solve problems and relate to faculty, staff and students and other community members in a positive and professional manner.

    • Recognize the cultural diversity of the campus community and ensure sensitive and equitable treatment of all citizens.

    • Knowledge of and skill in utilizing computers, two-way radios, body-worn cameras, and general office machines such as printers, copiers, and fax machines.

    • Ability to learn and become proficient in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing MS Word, Google, Outlook, Colleague, Slate, E2 Campus, and Civic Eye.

    • Maintain Daily Shift Reports (written and/or computerized) denoting occurred activities (e.g., accidents, significant incidents). Maintain other records as needed.

    • Ability to work any shift.

  • Knowledge of the criminal laws of the State of South Carolina and the rules and regulations of Spartanburg Methodist College.
  • Ability to pass and maintain certification for First Aid/CPR/AED.
  • Ability to solve problems and relate to faculty, staff and students and other community members in a positive and professional manner.
  • Recognize the cultural diversity of the campus community and ensure sensitive and equitable treatment of all citizens.
  • Knowledge of and skill in utilizing computers, two-way radios, body-worn cameras, and general office machines such as printers, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing MS Word, Google, Outlook, Colleague, Slate, E2 Campus, and Civic Eye.
  • Maintain Daily Shift Reports (written and/or computerized) denoting occurred activities (e.g., accidents, significant incidents). Maintain other records as needed.
  • Ability to work any shift.

  • Working Conditions


    :

    Working Conditions
    Working Conditions
    :
    : Campus Security Officers may be exposed to a variety of environmental and weather conditions as they patrol campus. They may patrol on foot or in a golf cart. The position requires frequent contact with students, faculty, and staff, and cooperation with other campus officials.
    Special Conditions:


    Special Conditions:
    Special Conditions:

    • Armed and uniformed.

    • Pass SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and SMC pre-employment and personal background check.

    • Pass SLED Security Officer Training if not already certified.

    • Pass drug testing and remain drug free.

    • Maintain yearly training and other requirements to renew SLED Armed Security certification.

    • Possess a valid South Carolina Driver's license.

  • Armed and uniformed.
  • Pass SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and SMC pre-employment and personal background check.
  • Pass SLED Security Officer Training if not already certified.
  • Pass drug testing and remain drug free.
  • Maintain yearly training and other requirements to renew SLED Armed Security certification.
  • Possess a valid South Carolina Driver's license.

  • Required Physical Abilities
    :
    Required Physical Abilities
    Required Physical Abilities

    • Ability to access all areas of the campus, to move around campus to patrol and respond effectively to emergency situations.

  • Ability to access all areas of the campus, to move around campus to patrol and respond effectively to emergency situations.

    • Manual and physical dexterity and visual acuity are needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.

  • Manual and physical dexterity and visual acuity are needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.

    • Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand-written form, and printed on paper.

    • Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, and on the two-way radio system.

    • Mobility to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, and lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand-written form, and printed on paper.
  • Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, and on the two-way radio system.
  • Mobility to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, and lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Education and Experience

    Education and Experience
    Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or completion of two years of college preferred.

    • Minimum 21 years of age.

    • Minimum of two years' relative experience preferred.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or completion of two years of college preferred.
  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Minimum of two years' relative experience preferred.

  • FLSA


    :
    Non-exempt
    FLSA
    FLSA
    :
    : _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Spartanburg Methodist College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status in any personnel action regarding the recruiting, hiring, and promotion of faculty and staff members. Spartanburg Methodist College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status in any personnel action regarding the recruiting, hiring, and promotion of faculty and staff members. This job description provides a representative summary of the nature and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities which may be modified at any time. The job description is not intended to imply or to create a contract of employment. This job description provides a representative summary of the nature and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities which may be modified at any time. The job description is not intended to imply or to create a contract of employment. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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