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Job ID: 130963

Shift Supervisor - Armed
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Oct. 7, 2019
Title Shift Supervisor - Armed
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Public Safety

As an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Shift Supervisor – Armed 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 supervisor 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.

The Shift Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the accomplishment of shift tasks, providing operational oversight of the performance of the officers on their shift, the preparation and communication of performance evaluations, and to facilitate effective communication between Safety Officers, Security Officers, Dispatchers, Fire Life Safety Officer, Assistant Director, and Director.

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 patrol rifle and hard armor whenever practical as you respond to reports of brandishing of deadly weapons or life threatening violence. Successfully complete specified ongoing training.

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.


High school or equivalent required. Diploma/certificate/degree program of 6-18 months after high school preferred.

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Must have relevant prior armed (Law enforcement, Military MP, Private Security), experience in the last 10 yrs. and separated in good standing
  • Must have good physical ability, aptitude and community policing skills
  • Candidate must pass extensive background investigation including check for criminal history and DMV with no violations.
  • Psychological Screening
  • Must be able to qualify and maintain certification and proficiency with department issued firearm and all a defensive weapons and equipment
  • Willing to take a life in defense of yourself or another

Ability to:

  • Promote good community relations and build community confidence in the campus security department.
  • Ability and willingness to work any shift covering all days of the week and all hours of the day including weekends and holidays.
  • Think clearly and logically, exercise sound judgment, and make quick and appropriate decisions in emergency situations
  • Recognize signs of danger to people, property and grounds associated with the campus, and its surrounding areas
  • Be in good health with normal vision, hearing and dexterity, with the ability to withstand sudden energy demands.
  • Possess a positive attitude and have good oral and written communication skills

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