Pratt Institute is seeking highly motivated Public Safety Supervisors to join its Public Safety Team immediately at the Brooklyn campus. This is a great opportunity to become a part of a department that prides itself in professionalism, collegiality, and integrity.
The Public Safety Department is looking for individuals who possess at least 5 years of supervisory experience in a public safety or law enforcement environment. Demonstrated experience working effectively with a diverse population is required. You must be flexible and available to work multiple shifts. A valid New York State Security Guard License and New York State Driver's License are required, as well as a clean driving record. Competitive salary and benefits.
Under the supervision of the Director, and Associate Director, the Public Safety Tour Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of a tour of proprietary and contract public safety and security personnel and the daily protective services and activities necessary to ensure a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors to the main campus and its Manhattan location. Responsible for good judgment and sound decision making for responses to security, safety, and emergencies that arise on campus and notification procedures. Must be able to work rotating and swing shifts and weekends.
Supervise security and public safety staff, enforce departmental rules and regulations governing officers' performance, initiate disciplinary action where appropriate.
Directs and coordinates activities, assignments and preparation of work schedule. Assists in set up of weekly guard schedule; monitor assignment of overtime; initiate needed changes to cover unscheduled absences.
Investigate campus security incidents; prepare appropriate reports; ensure that proper campus personnel and/or external groups are notified when necessary (i.e., human resources, student affairs, NYPD, etc.). Responds medical emergencies, fire alarms, and direct public safety and security personnel as needed.
Trains and supervises public safety and contract security personnel. Provides general training activities at roll calls. Trains and evaluates performance of newly assigned officers. This includes submission of formal personnel evaluation forms.
Assist in the coordination and review preparation of weekly payroll for submission to payroll department.
Assist in scheduling and conducting fire drills including the maintenance of records for Fire Department inspections.
Supervises and ensure accurate, complete, and correct report writing and documentation procedures and techniques, etc.
Serve as liaison to the contract guard service, campus personnel, students and other outside constituencies (i.e., parents, community, etc.).
Resolves minor complaints or conflicts occurring among tour officers. Processes civilian complaints.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Assist in analyzing and implementing crime prevention techniques and training for students, faculty, staff and security personnel.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required; prefer college with law enforcement major or minor.
Experience: Minimum five years of experience supervising/managing public safety/security personnel in a law enforcement/security environment with college/university campus public safety experience highly desirable. Crime prevention experience preferred. A background in a culturally diverse environment is also preferred.
Knowledge and Skills: Must be computer literate and possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Must be customer service orientated, demonstrate documentation skills, listening, resolving conflict, and have the ability to analyze information on incident reports.
Other: Valid NYS driver's license required.
SALARY: $60K + Benefits
Please submit your cover letter, resume including salary history and requirements, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
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