As an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Security Officer your primary task is to provide a safe and secure campus for the students (residential and non-residential), faculty, staff, contractors, and guests. You are also tasked with protecting Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s assets, facilities, property, business interests, and reputation. These goals will be accomplished by taking a service-oriented, community-building educational approach. Our objectives include deterrence, detection, timely response, effective action, and accurate reporting. All members of the Prescott Campus Safety and Security Department are expected to project a professional appearance and demeanor in all their interactions with the campus community and the public. As an armed officer you are also expected to respond to the scene of life threatening violence and control or contain the threat until public law enforcement personnel arrive. Various shifts available.
Successfully complete the armed officer selection, screening, training and certification process. Abide by the University "Use of Force" policies and procedures. Wear and properly utilize issued sidearm, retention holster, body armor, OC agent, or restraints whenever on duty in uniform. Use of the handgun and hard armor whenever practical as you respond to reports of brandishing of deadly weapons or life threatening violence. Successfully complete specified ongoing training. Must pass a bi-annual qualification of the AZ DPS armed guard course of fire.
Community crime prevention and safety activities including but not limited to: general campus patrol duties, investigating incidents, performing building checks, surveillance, and application of the traffic and parking regulations. Apply university administrative policies and procedures. Respond to and mitigate emergencies including but not limited to: fires, medical emergencies, criminal incidents, misconduct issues, and facilities problems. Inspect for and report any safety hazards including but not limited to: fire hazards, trip hazards, view obstructions, road obstructions, unsafe work practices, unsafe lighting.
Campus service calls including but not limited to placing signage for events, unlocking doors, monitoring and staffing special events, disabled vehicle jumpstarts, transporting students with temporary mobility problems on campus as needed. Other duties as assigned.
Departmental administrative tasks including but not limited to: preparing reports, completing individual daily log sheets, and briefing shift relief. Attend training sessions and reviewing logs, memos, and the policy and procedures manual. Actively participate in departmental staff meetings.