Job Details

Campus Safety Officer

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 06/01/2019

Working at Lewis & Clark College
The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.

Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.

Job Purpose
To ensure the safety of all members of the Lewis and Clark community and the security of all Lewis and Clark College property. To respond and effectively resolve emergency situations independently or with the assistance of internal or external resources.

This position is represented by the Lewis & Clark College Support Staff Association Local 4912 of the American Federation of Teachers

What You'll Do

* Vehicle and foot patrol of campus property to observe campus conditions, preventative measures to deter crime.

* Building security, including physically locking and unlocking doors, managing access for digital card reader locks, and after hours access to secured areas.

* Enforcement of college policy and State and Local laws, specifically related to smoking policy, drug and alcohol policy, and safety related policies.

* Investigating policy violations and crimes on campus, including theft, graffiti, criminal mischief, public intoxication, mayhem.

* Writing detailed reports of policy violations and/or crimes on campus, determined by severity of the violation or crime.

First Response
*First responder to medical and other emergencies, including, but not limited to: simple first aid, determination of medical/hospitalization necessity, mental health crisis, weather or natural disaster related, chemical spills, fire. Responding to alarms (intrusion, fire, trouble and panic)

*Public service, including assisting visitors to campus, monitoring after hours events, escorting employees and students for safety concerns, providing vehicle assistance (for dead batteries, etc), responding to neighborhood complaints.

Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark College.

Must Haves
*High School Diploma; 6 years of directly related job experience, such as college campus safety, park rangers, police or military
* NOTE: a college degree may be substituted for some job experience
* Working knowledge of local, county and state laws and regulations
* DPSST certified
* First Aid/CPR/AED certified
* Defensive tactics
* Valid driver’s license
* Ability to comprehend information that leads to a conclusion of policy violation and/or criminal act
* Ability to determine the procedures needed to resolve criminal acts and/or policy violations

Nice to Haves
* Bachelor’s Degree

Work Schedule
* 37.5 hours per week
* Benefits Eligible: Yes

Pay Rate
* $22.73 per hour

Physical Requirements
* Moderate amount of lifting of light weight (up to 15 lbs.) to medium weight (15 to 35 lbs.), climbing or working in physically tiring work
* Bending, crawling, kneeling/squatting, twisting, climbing ladders, climbing stairs, standing, driving, sitting, walking, grasping/gripping, pinching/squeezing, reaching, pushing/pulling, repetitive hand movements, seeing, talking, listening

The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.

Reasonable Accommodation

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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