Work Conditions: Indoor / Outdoor. Walking and standing for extended periods of time.
Duties of Position:
The CSO 1-Patrol is responsible for the day-to-day safety and security of college property. TheCSO - - Patrol opens and closes facilities as requested. The CSO I - Patrol conducts crime prevention spot checks of college assets. The CSO I – Patrol enforces parking regulations. The CSO I - Patrol resolves a multitude of issues that do not require the services of a police officer. In accomplishing these duties the CSO I-Patrol may:
Enforcing parking and permit regulations.
Perform escort services.
Lock/unlock college buildings/facilities.
Provide jumpstarts for stalled vehicles.
Observe and report suspicious activity, hazardous conditions and/or actual criminal violations.
Provide security services for campus organizations and functions.
Give directions and other types of aid to the campus community.
Perform various enforcement, administrative, security and investigative functions as directed.
Reports any building problems, such as broken doors, locks, windows, vending machines, leaking roofs and pipes and building heating/cooling problems.
Inspects college property and observes college activities for unsafe conditions which may lead to injury, takes appropriate action to correct any unsafe practice or condition and reports all other safety hazards to a supervisor.
Assists students, faculty, staff and visitors with directions, vehicle problems, and medical problems and provides other information and assistance as necessary.
Directs traffic and pedestrian flow as required.
Assists the campus police officers as directed.
Relieves CSO 1- Dispatcher as required.
Performs other relevant duties as assigned.
The CSO I–Patrol is directly supervised by the shift's Officer in Charge (OIC), Deputy Chief and Chief of Police, Harper College Police Department.
High School graduate or GED.
Be at least eighteen years of age.
Valid Illinois Driver's license with good driving record.
Required on the job training:
Successfully complete the Department of Public Safety Field Training Program within six months of employment.
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within six months of employment.
Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) certification within six months of employment.
Blood Borne Pathogens training within six months of employment.
Hazardous Materials-First Responder training within six months of employment.
Annual proficiency requirements:
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
Blood Borne Pathogens.
Hazardous Materials-First Responder.
Excellent communicative skills (English) – both spoken and written.
Successfully complete a background investigation.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: October 26, 2016.
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-profes...sional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.