St. Louis, Missouri

Job Summary Under general supervision, performs duties to ensure the safety and security of University students, patients, visitors and employees; applies crime risk and safety hazard prevention techniques, methods, practices, and enforces University laws and regulations; exercises the power of arrest as an armed Public Safety Department employee. Job Duties Patrols assigned areas in a vehicle or on foot, providing assistance and direction to University visitors, students and employees. Confronts and questions all suspiciously acting persons present on University property; reports suspicious persons seen on public property adjoining University property to the St. Louis Police Department. Monitors and reports on a continual basis all conditions which create security or safety hazards on University property; also makes recommendations regarding prevention techniques, devices or equipment that would correct the hazard. Investigates and submits reports concerning criminal offenses committed against Saint Louis University students, visitors, patients and employees; arrests and/or detains any individual(s) committing an offense against the University or University property. Responds to fire and security alarms on University property; provides initial fire rescue techniques at the scene of fires until the St. Louis City Fire Department arrives. Provides assistance to members of public safety agencies present on University property performing in their official capacities; provides security and safety for visiting dignitaries or special guests of the University while performing on an individual assignment or as a member of a team. Provides initial emergency medical care to members of the University community and visitors until appropriate medical care arrives; exercises supervisory authority at the scene of emergency situations until the arrival of supervisory personnel. May be assigned as a team member or leader during major investigations or events requiring crowd control or special tactical units. Investigates vehicle accidents, which occur on University property or on public streets, at the direction of the St. Louis City Police Department; enforces University vehicle traffic and parking regulations. Provides field training for junior officers. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics Interpersonal/human relations skills Verbal and written communication skills Ability to demonstrate physical and psychological fitness Ability to respond to an emergency call-in situation Ability to satisfactorily complete a training program prescribed by the department within a six-month probationary period Ability to work any of three permanent shifts, or for a specific period of time, to meet University and/or department needs Ability to work overtime as required Ability to satisfactorily complete an annual in-service training program Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 21 years old. Associate degree in business, security, safety administration, or criminal justice; supplemented with one (1) year of experience in a position requiring the use of interpersonal/communication skills and high public interaction. Must possess and maintain an armed private security officer license under the guidelines of the St. Louis City Police Department. Requires passing psychological screening, and drug screening upon hire and throughout employment. Must obtain a valid Missouri/Illinois chauffeurs license and a Motor Vehicle License References check.

St. Louis, Missouri

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