SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Chain of Command: Shift supervisor, Captain, and Chief of Police.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.
General Statement of Duties: Supports the campus community, while providing exceptional customer service to the students, staff and faculty in the community. Primary duties are patrolling the campus, securing and checking buildings, grounds, and adjacent areas and reporting concerns to Dispatch and University Police Officers. Works in collaboration with the local community and the Worcester State University Police Department.
(E) = Essential
(E) Checks, locks, and unlocks buildings; responds to lockouts and assists students, faculty, and staff with authorized entry. (E) Assists with key control, including dissemination and receipt of keys. (E) Assists dispatch with distribution of overnight parking passes. (E) Assists with the dispatch window and acts as a dispatcher in the absence of one, as assigned. (E) Serves as extra "event staff" for purposes of providing security and directing traffic. (E) Patrols assigned areas by car, bicycle, or on foot; makes periodic rounds and security checks of buildings and grounds; conducts surveillance of assigned areas; determines the extent of violations; notifies appropriate authorities; and takes whatever action is necessary in accordance with authorized procedures. (E) Takes steps to effectively handle or control emergency situations by administering first aid, summoning assistance, directing traffic, and participating in searches. (E) Prepares reports and logs on the occurrence of fires, disturbances, accidents, crimes and on the results of investigations. (E) Responds to inquiries on such matters as travel routes, parking, etc., and provides information conserving pertinent rules and regulations to new patients, residents or students, to other agencies and the general public. (E) Performs related duties such as screening persons for identification, purpose of visit, or required authorization; participates in searches for missing persons or property; operates two-way radios and/or base station address systems; locks or unlocks doors, gates, etc.; directs or controls traffic; raises or lowers flags; assesses road conditions to determines need for emergency snow removal or sanding; and maintains records. (E) Investigates complaints and reports of criminal activity; determines whether a violation of laws, rules or regulations has occurred; interrogates suspects and interviews witnesses and victims; and takes appropriate action such as report findings to the appropriate authorities; issue warnings, parking tickets or other citations. (E) Engages and interacts with students, faculty, staff, and other university constituents daily; performs the responsibilities of the position adhering to all safety, professional, community, and customer service standards set by the University. (E) Responsible for contributing to the WSU Strategic Plan. (E) Responsible for contributing to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action objectives.
Performs other duties as assigned within the Institution Security Officer III classification:
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.
This is a grade 13, non-exempt, full-time (12 month, 40 hours/week), benefited AFSCME position. The bi-weekly salary is $1,563.48 (annual salary is $40,650.48).
Work schedule: 2:00pm-10:00pm (Wednesday & Thursday off).
Worcester State University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
Applicants must apply online and may do so by visiting www.worcester.edu/careers, and submitting a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references.
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WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.