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PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER II

SUMMARY:

The Public Safety Officer II is responsible for providing campus safety and security. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Maintains security of assigned area and enforces traffic laws and parking regulations.

Patrols assigned areas for traffic violations and illegal parking, issuing citations as needed.

Responds to alarms and calls for assistance, investigates accidents and reported crimes, arrests violators, prepares official reports of accidents and criminal investigations, and testifies in court as required.

Checks buildings for unlocked doors, or unlocks doors in emergency situations, and assists in the orderly evacuation of buildings when necessary.

May be required to fight fires, operate fire fighting equipment, investigate fires to determine cause, conduct inspections of buildings for fire code violations, and write reports.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:

Constant to frequent in-state and area travel is required. Required to carry and use a firearm.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures. Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws. Knowledge of motor vehicle operation. Knowledge of proper use of firearms and safety. Knowledge of criminal investigation procedures. Ability to direct traffic for an orderly flow.
Ability to interrogate suspects and witnesses. Ability to handle and use firearms.

Ability to operate motor vehicles.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus six months of experience in law enforcement or a related area.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training, or an approved law enforcement training academy, in accordance with ACA 12-9-106 or be able to become certified within one (1) year of hire date.

Must possess a valid Arkansas driver


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