To establish a pool for Temporary employment needed to assist departments to meet business demands due to seasonal demands, temporary surges, or temporarily replace employees on leave.
Perform duties, which promote the safety and well-being of the college community, utilizing established College policies and procedures while working in accordance with the Oregon DPSST Private Security Professional standards. Provide patrol services on campus to ensure the safety and security of staff, students, and the public. Observe, report, and safely intervene when appropriate and report criminal or illegal acts to outside partner agencies. Respond and take appropriate action in the event of a fire or medical emergency and report to outside partner agencies.
Description of Duties and tasks:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Patrol using a motorized vehicle or on foot and inspect campus buildings, grounds, Student Housing, and property for the prevention of theft, fire, vandalism, and personal injury. Assume responsibility for providing security to students, staff, and the general public on campus.
2. Enforce the Student Conduct Code, College Safety and Security Policies and Procedures, and Student Housing Conduct Code in a proactive manner that educates staff, students, and the public on such policies and procedures.
3. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with staff, students, and the public. Works to develop programs and patrol activities that support the safety needs of the campus. At all times, conduct self in a courteous and professional manner, strictly adhering to college policies and procedures. Model and support a community oriented policing model.
4. Report violations of Student Conduct Code, College Safety and Security Policies, and Student Housing Conduct Code, unsafe conditions and illegal criminal acts to lead on duty and/or police agencies as appropriate. Contact and cooperate with police and/or emergency service agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses as necessary. May conduct interviews and gather information concerning complaints, accidents, violations of student conduct codes or calls for assistance to record information on thefts, physical violence, and other incidents and advises individuals on how to proceed.
5. Provide information and assistance to students, staff, and the general public. Deliver emergency messages to students and staff as needed.
6. While patrolling campus buildings and grounds, survey and note unsafe conditions, taking discretionary measures when necessary.
7. Conduct targeted patrols in response to specific request for possible prevention of workplace violence. Conduct loss prevention patrols and notifications to individuals on campus for asset protection. Assist in threat management identification, response and de-escalation as necessary.
8. Provide assistance for emergencies such as medical, bomb threats, and fire; gives emergency first aid which may include CPR and use of an AED; determines if an ambulance or other medical assistance is needed and calls appropriate agency for assistance.
9. Unlock buildings and gates as requested by authorized personnel. Ensure that buildings are secured upon departure of authorized personnel.
10. Provide money drop service, assists in department closures, and escorts individuals to their vehicles upon request.
11. Accurately complete daily activity logs and prepare handwritten or computer generated reports for incidents occurring on campus.
12. Warn persons trespassing or violating college policies and established procedures.
13. Patrol college roads and parking areas and warn/cite violators creating hazards by disobeying college traffic and parking regulations. Contact towing agencies when necessary to maintain fire lanes and parking areas, or other situations creating a hazard to other motorists on campus property.
14. Models and ensures diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, age, language, origin, or employment status.
15. Collect and process lost and found items.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS
May provide or assist in providing security at college events to maintain peace and safety for those attending.
May be called upon to clean up blood or body fluids spills in the absence of custodial staff, utilizing appropriate blood borne pathogens procedures established by Southwestern.
Provide maintenance and custodial functions in the absence of maintenance/custodial staff in emergency situations.
Attend meetings and training sessions as directed.
Perform other related duties as assigned or directed.
Follow all safety procedures and maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1. Requires a working knowledge of the methods and practices of professional security procedures including those used in patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification of incidents, and safety, fire and intrusion alarm systems.
2. Requires a working knowledge and understanding of relevant safety laws, regulations, and procedures, including blood borne pathogen procedures and self defense tactics.
3. Requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the position effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
4. Knowledge and ability to utilize all of the tools and equipment of the position in a safe and responsible manner.
5. Knowledge and ability to administer first aid in emergency situations.
6. Ability to work independently while exercising judgment during interactions with students, staff, and the public on campus after hours. Ability to use prudent judgment in dealing with sensitive or emergency situations to avoid dangerous or unpleasant results.
7. Ability to effectively handle possible hostile contacts with individuals on issues of safety and security, parking, student rights, alcohol and drugs, smoking, etc. Ability to effectively communicate and handle contacts with individuals who may be emotionally distressed and/or are exhibiting symptoms of mental illness.
8. Ability to accurately identify, report, and in some instances correct safety hazards on campus.
9. Ability to consistently convey a pleasant and helpful attitude by using excellent interpersonal and communication skills to control sometimes stressful and emotional situations. Requires sufficient communication and human relations skills to resolve confrontations and gain cooperation.
10. Ability to perform duties while continuously walking, standing, climbing stairs, and being exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
11. Knowledge and demonstrated ability to use MS Word and incident reporting software to complete reports and other documents.
12. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.
13. Ability to work effectively and sensitively with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and abilities.
14. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of department records and/or information as requested. A breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus the equivalent of up to two years post High school education. Associate degree preferred.
Experience: Three years experience in either private or public security position and/or public safety. Campus security experience preferred.
Note: An associates or bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or closely related field will substitue for one year of experience.
Certifications: Requires certification as an unarmed private security professional through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) before employment begins. Must have and maintain a current first aid card with CPR/AED certification (or ability to obtain within 60 days of employment).
Must possess a current State of Oregon driver’s license.
Additional Job Information:
This is a temporary hourly pool. Applications are collected for possible immediate or future college vacancies. This type of employment is temporary and often sporadic. You may only be contacted if a review of your application results in the intent to pursue your candidacy. Your completed application will be reviewed to ensure you meet minimum qualifications for this position.
To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
Three Professional References, preferred
Un-Official College Transcripts if applicable (Official copies must be submitted upon hire)
It is the policy of the Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, parental status, veteran status or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Vice President of Administrative Services in Tioga 512. Phone 541-888-7206 or TDD 541-888-7368. All other issues, concerns, and complaints should also be directed to the Vice President of Administrative Services for referral to the appropriate administrator.
Campus Security Report - Jeanne Clery Act
The "Jeanne Clery Disclosure for Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" (formerly the Campus Security Act) is a federal law that requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area. As a current or prospective Southwestern student or employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information. You may review this information by accessing the federal government Web site (enter "Southwestern Oregon Community College " in the search field) or on the Southwestern Web site. You may also obtain a hard copy of this information upon request by contacting the Southwestern Public Safety Department at (541) 888-7399.