Public Safety Officer

North Carolina Central University


Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The primary purpose of organizational unit is to provide police and security, environmental health and safety, parking transportation, and emergency management services for North Carolina Central University.

Primary Purpose of Position
The primary purpose of the position is to know the campus environment which includes the following: street layouts, building names and locations, detect crimes before they occur, conduct periodic self-initiated tasks to protect people and property by understanding crime trends and activities. Identify and investigate suspicious individuals, incidents, and vehicles, respond to calls dispatched by Communications or the Watch Commander, recognize situations quickly and determine appropriate actions. Review the facts of a situation to determine whether a criminal act or a policy violation has occurred. Properly detain or arrest persons as required and transport same in accordance with policy; document detentions and arrests prior to going off duty using the appropriate forms. Use proper subject control when needed, and document same using appropriate forms. Conduct searches within legal and safety parameters when required and secure. Identify and interview victims, witnesses, and suspects during the preliminary investigation.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of criminal and traffic laws, knowledge of investigation techniques and case preparation requirements for routine traffic and criminal cases, must have knowledge of equipment provided by the Department and its care, knowledge of the process for obtaining and serving search warrants preservation, ability to conduct crime prevention programs, ability to use conflict resolution and mediation skills as needed during the patrol shift. Ability to communicate effectively to witnesses, victims, and detainees/arrestees, other officers, the community, management, and others through interpersonal interactions and in writing, ability to plan and conduct community programs; ability to identify problems, identify potential options for resolution and the ability to use discretion during criminal investigations, arrests, warrant service, and interaction with members of the community.

Minimum Education/Experience
High school diploma or equivalency.
Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Individual must be BLET certified as a law enforcement officer by the State of North Carolina through the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. Individual will be required to become DCI certified, trained in mobile data terminal use, and trained in Records Management Systems (RMS), Police 2 Police

Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Work Hours 28 day work cycle rotating days & nights 7am to 7pm and 7pm to 7am
Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies Yes
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number SPA00484P
Open Date 10/31/2018
Close Date 11/09/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants
Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.
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