The Public Safety department is seeking qualified candidates to fill multiple Campus Security Officer positions.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE
We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Competitive salary is within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
For more details about Bellevue College's excellent employee benefits, please visit Benefits section, next to Description section.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
Work a rotating 8 hour shift for 24 hour coverage shifts may include day, swing and grave while also including weekends and holidays
Patrol campus buildings and grounds on foot or by vehicle to maintain security;
Ensure adherence to institution rules and regulations, local, state and federal statutes and ordinances
Issue citations for violations of campus regulations
Write reports covering activities encountered during assigned shift
Dispatch service calls to officers on the field
Investigate complaints, accidents and any possible criminal activity
Operate department communication equipment; answer telephone inquiries; receive reports of criminal activity; dispatch foot and mobile units; operate paging system; monitor alarm systems; prepare, type, and distribute reports
Contribute to a work environment that embraces diversity and uses diverse perspectives to enhance the organization
Perform related duties as required
High school graduation or equivalent
Possession of a valid driver's license
One (1) year of full-time college in police science or allied field. Or one (1) year of police or security experience
Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
Ability to contribute to an environment that embraces diversity and uses diverse perspectives to enhance the attainment of organizational goals
Effective providing ongoing customer service to clients and ability to relate to students, staff and faculty of various ages, backgrounds
Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, walking and running significant distances; restrain and take into custody another person; lift or otherwise move up to the weight of a person; climb stairs. Must be able to perform duties in confined spaces and varying outdoor weather conditions
One (1) year of college-level, trade or vocational education
Prior work experience as a police officer, police reserve, military police or security experience in higher education
Knowledge of: rules governing access to buildings and grounds; rules of behavior; general safety precautions and fire hazards; methods and procedures in dealing with clients, visitors, staff; methods and procedures for searching for escapees and violators; firefighting equipment and fire prevention methods; first aid; report preparation and writing; verbal communication skills; observation skills; law enforcement basics; investigation procedures; electronic security systems.
Ability to: learn rules and enforce them; follow written and oral instructions; meet emergencies and employ effective courses of action; write reports; investigate incidents and obtain pertinent information; observe and detect suspicious situations; communicate with staff, residents and general public; apply first aid; operate electronic security equipment; use firefighting equipment.
Applications received by 09/18/19 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled.
Prior to a new hire, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How to apply:
Click on the word Apply at the top right corner of the job announcement.
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete:
Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
Attach a Cover Letter
Attach a Resume
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity. (max 1 page)
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