Campus Safety And Security Officer

Eckerd College Saint Petersburg , FL 33701

Posted 3 months ago


Department: Campus Safety

Position Title: Campus Safety and Security Officer

Immediate Supervisor/Title: Assistant Director of Campus Safety and Security

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The Campus Safety and Security Officer provides safety and security services which include the implementation and administration of programs that assist the Eckerd College community in maintaining order and/or improving the personal safety of the students, faculty, staff, guests and property of the College.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains a high visibility on campus as directed; always looking professional and exhibiting a pleasant personality in public.

  • Responds to calls for service or emergencies on campus, in a timely manner, and proceeds according to standard operating procedures and guidelines.

  • Enforces College policies according to EC handbook, local, state, and federal laws.

  • Creates incident reports for all policy violations and incidents in a well-written and concise format providing the necessary information for follow up by supervisors and/or other departments.

  • Communicates effectively with colleagues, departments and constituents in order to create a common understanding.

  • Answers the phone, collects and/or provides information, and dispatches Officers to respond to calls as necessary.

  • Conducts routine patrols of campus perimeter, exterior and interior of buildings, and special events to act as a preventative presence, enforce policies, and report and possibly correct deficiencies in security.

  • Knows the location of key personnel, emergency equipment, and basic layout of buildings (including fire alarm panel, electrical panels, and access points).

  • Completes preventative fire and life safety equipment checks, understands how to properly use fire/life safety equipment and is willing to utilize life safety equipment during an emergency.

  • Perform access control by greeting individuals entering campus, registering guests, and locking/unlocking buildings.

  • Works closely with other College departments to help foster a safe and collaborative environment.

  • Willingness to engage in training and apply new techniques.

  • Perform locksmith duties (i.e. cut keys and change locks).

  • Enforce parking policies through communication and ticketing.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be 21 years of age

  • Must be able to pass and maintain Basic First Aid, CPR and AED certifications.

  • Willingness to wear established departmental uniform while on duty

  • Must be able to perform and meet the physical demands required in this position (i.e., foot patrols, bicycle patrols, climbing stairs, sit or stand for long periods of time)

  • Must be competent with computerized information systems and be able to accurately type reports using word processing software

  • Must possess excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Possess a current and valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator's License and be able to obtain vehicle insurance.


  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent required, some college preferred.

EOE. Applications from women and minorities encouraged.

Eckerd College

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