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Drake University CPSO1 Public Safety Officer - 999661 in Des Moines, Iowa

CPSO1 Public Safety Officer - 999661


Drake University Public Safety is currently seeking qualified candidates for the Public Safety Officer position. The Public Safety Officer will contribute to the safety of the university by patrolling the campus, providing assistance in conflict resolution, and assisting in safety prevention efforts. The successful candidate must be able to perform all the essential job functions as well as meet the minimum education and experience requirements. This officer will also need to become a CSA according to Clery reporting. Candidate should be flexible in ability to work midnight shift and weekends.


Function Percent Description

01 45% Patrol the grounds, buildings, and parking areas to identify any irregular conditions that might result in property loss or injury, and take adequate intermediary measures to assure the protection of the employees, students, assets, and public reputation.

02 10% Provide consultation, conflict resolution, and referrals to students. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with university policy and practice.

03 10% Perform administrative support, including all documentation or any other correspondence for the unit and any other related administrative duties.

04 5% Answer phone calls, providing a pleasant and helpful phone contact for faculty, staff, employees, and public.

05 5% Participate in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.

06 5% Assist in safety prevention efforts, including responding to all safety drills, fire alarms, and emergencies.

07 5% Utilize electronic card access, closed circuit television and other audio/visual monitoring systems, monitors and supervises the response to all reports or irregular conditions, including the unauthorized entry of persons or vehicles to protected buildings and areas, breaches of perimeter security or any other suspicious activities occurring on university property.

08 5% Investigate security incidents and prepare written reports on findings.

09 5% Contact local law enforcement personnel when circumstances warrant.

10 5% Complete required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.

11 0% Perform other duties, as assigned.


Written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to perform basic math computations and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Computer experience including word processing applications.

Valid state driver's license required.

Post offer, pre-employment drug screen required.

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Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment..