Public Safety Officer

Winston-Salem State University

JOB LINK: https://jobs.wssu.edu/postings/9755

EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
SkillsDriver’s License
CPR Certification
Primary Purpose of the Position
Positions in this banded class perform law enforcement work at a University campus or other State facility. With full powers of arrest, positions enforce the laws of the State and the United States Government. Positions have law enforcement authority ranging from traffic control to criminal investigations within a limited geographic jurisdiction. Work involves patrolling an assigned area for response to complaints or calls and for detection of violations in the enforcement of State laws and applicable regulations. Duties include apprehending observed violators committing offenses, investigating violations or complaints in order to assess and handle cases, collection and preservation of evidence and the chain of custody, testifying in court proceedings and performing related work. Positions may serve as a patrol officer, detective squad member, crime prevention officer, or in some police organizations as a lead officer on an assigned shift.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Winston-Salem State University Police and Public Safety are dedicated to providing a safe environment for the University and the greater Winston-Salem Community. We will provide prompt, progressive and professional service by exceeding our professional standards.

Position Information
Position Number 071246
Competency Level Contributing
Working Position Title Public Safety Officer
Building and Room No.
024 Old Maintenance Building

Work Hours: From [time] to [time] on [days] of [week] Rotating Shifts, 12 hour
Hours per week 40
Months per year 12
Appointment Type Permanent Full-Time
If Time Limited. No
Appointment Length.
DHR Assigned Fields
JCAT 802000
FTE 1
Requirements and Preferences
Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies Yes
Position required to work On-Call/Emergency Callback Yes
Minimum Experience/Education
High school diploma or equivalency. Must have 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.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Required License or Certification
Must be BLET Certified

Valid US Driver’s License Yes
Commercial Driver’s License Required No
Physical Required Yes
List any other medical/drug tests required
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Competency Knowledge – Technical
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
Know and comply with regulations, policies, procedures, and general orders without prompting or assistance. Investigate traffic accidents with property damage and minor personal injury including more detailed diagrams and basic measurements, with minimal assistance. Demonstrate proper officer safety techniques when dealing with motor vehicle stops, subjects, suspects, suspicious person, and arrestees, including higher risk situations. Demonstrate ability to function as chemical analyst while processing a DWI arrest. Operate and appropriately uses latent print kits and Narcotic Test Kit as needed. Operate speed detection devices (radar). Understand campus crime activities and trends. Conduct juvenile detentions, interviews, and referrals to community resources, court counselors, parents/guardians, etc. Perform basic processing of crime scenes. Conduct investigations of misdemeanors and less serious felonies. Serve as a team leader under Incident Command. Provide on-site support and proper referrals to victims of crime or others needing assistance due to some type of trauma or distress based on interactions and observations. Make recommendations through chain of command for crime prevention and campus safety-related solutions based on self-identified problem areas. Have knowledge of investigative techniques for misdemeanor and less serious felonies. Have knowledge of the requirements to obtain a search warrant and the warrant issuance process. Have knowledge of crime scene management and fingerprint lifting tools and techniques. Have the ability to recognize community problems, analyze alternatives, and recognize solutions and follow-up. Have knowledge of criminal statutes and case law for initial and follow up investigations. Ability to maintains CPR, First Aid and other required certifications.

Percentage Of Time 35
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Competency Communication
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
Participate in periodic reviews, discussions, or revision of the Departments vision, mission and core values. Communicate with immediate supervisor professional goals, and career path. Pursue relevant training and professional development consistent with department vision, mission, values and strategic plan. Identify areas of deficiency within the department and recommends corrective action or improvement methods to the appropriate department personnel. Promote positive work environment and strives to meet performance expectations on a consistent basis. Promote collaborative efforts among officers and other members of the University community. Use chain of command in a proper fashion to ask for clarification on Department decisions. Make suggestions for improvements in Department operations.

Percentage Of Time 35
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Competency Problem Solving
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
Recognize and implements crime prevention techniques. Recognize environmental factors that can influence criminal activity. Identify community problems, analyzes alternatives, recommends solutions, and conducts follow-up. Employ SARA (Scanning, Analysis, Response and Assessment) Model or other traditional problem solving models to address identified problems. Identities problems associated with crime prevention, enforcement, traffic patterns/flow, parking, quality of life, and other department or community needs and makes suggestions for improvement. Ability to initiate, complete, and properly document problem-solving projects focused on crime, fear of crime, and quality of life issues. Have the ability to distinguish and determine violations and take appropriate action with minimal supervision.

Percentage Of Time 10
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Competency Organizational Sensitivity
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
Participate in periodic reviews, discussions, or revision of the Departments vision, mission and core values. Communicate with immediate supervisor professional goals, and career path. Pursue relevant training and professional development consistent with department vision, mission, values and strategic plan. Identify areas of deficiency within the department and recommends corrective action or improvement methods to the appropriate department personnel. Promote positive work environment and strives to meet performance expectations on a consistent basis. Promote collaborative efforts among officers and other members of the University community. Use chain of command in a proper fashion to ask for clarification on Department decisions. Make suggestions for improvements in Department operations. Understand the Career Development Program to discuss career interests and career path selection. Understand of Department vision, mission, and core values.

Percentage Of Time 10
Key Responsibilities and Related Competencies
Competency Analytical Thinking
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
Recognize suspicious persons, incidents, vehicles and/or activity and takes appropriate actions to detain, question, release, or arrest suspects. Initiate the role of the Incident Commander under the Incident Command System when necessary until relieved by higher authority or more qualified personnel. Determine when it’s appropriate to make arrest versus issuing a citation or other method of enforcement. Determine the appropriate criminal charge when taking enforcement action. Participate with more senior level officers in their planning process for warrant service. Apply key guidelines for assessing deception, untruthfulness, or other contradictory signs/statements in interviews and interrogations. Have the ability to use discretion during criminal investigations, arrests, warrant service, and interaction with members of the community.

Percentage Of Time 10
Posting Details
Posting Details
Posting Number SPA00404P
Internal Posting Only No
Time Limited Position No
Appointment Length
Salary $39,336 – $48,477
Open Date 01/07/2019
Close Date 01/18/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary
Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

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