Campus Safety Officer

Non-Sworn Law Enforcement Personnel
University of Denver Campus Safety - Denver, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$18.93 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$18.93 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$18.93 hourly

Job Description

The Campus Safety Officer position is assigned to Patrol Operations within Campus Safety. Campus Safety Officers are the primary safety and security personnel for the University. Their duties include, but are not limited to, patrol of the campus and its buildings and assisting the campus community with a wide variety of problems and concerns.

Essential Functions

Patrols assigned areas, physically inspecting buildings and checking doors, windows, entries and exits for safety.

Responds to fire alarms.

Communicates with and assists fire, police Divisions and other public safety entities.

Provides initial response to emergencies and criminal incidents on University property; completes initial investigations to determine disposition.

Provides general assistance to the campus community and visitors.

Apprehends violators of city, state and federal laws and regulations that may have occurred on or involved university property.

Operates University patrol vehicles and radio equipment as assigned.

Completes written reports and maintains logs relating to activity on campus.

Assigned to duties as the Division dispatcher, to include handling incoming calls for service, monitoring fire and intrusion alarms, dispatching other officers to calls for service and monitoring CCTV systems for locations on campus.

Adheres to all Division and University policies, procedures, directives, rules and regulations

Participates in the interview panel during the Division’s selection and hiring process when requested by Senior Management.

Participates in the Division’s recruitment and accreditation efforts.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School diploma or GED
  • Experience: 6+ months related experience or equivalent combination of education desired

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or GED.

At least 21 years of age at the time of hiring.

Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado drivers license and be insurable under University guidelines; or, obtain a valid Colorados drivers license within the required time frame.

Pass a job related skills examination.

Must successfully complete and maintain certification in Basic First Aid/CPR/AED, Defensive Driving, and PPCT (Pressure Point and Control Tactics).

Must pass a complete background check to include criminal, motor vehicle report and verification of employment and education.

Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and human performance evaluation administered by a University approved physician.

Must maintain physical fitness standards to ensure the ability to physically apprehend and detain suspects, provide emergency and protective services, and conduct other physically demanding assignments.

Possess or obtain a City and County of Denver Security Guard License.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree or equivalent credit hours with an emphasis in Criminal Justice, Police Science, or Security Management; or 6+ months related law enforcement/Campus Safety experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Contact Informaton

Christina Atwood

University of Denver Campus Safety
2130 S. High St
Denver, Colorado 80208
phone: (303)871-3132

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