The Public Safety officer’s primary purpose is to protect life and property. This is accomplished through a variety of tasks including: preventive patrol, reporting suspicious persons/activities, reporting unsafe conditions, providing transportation to students and the enforcement of University’s rules and regulations. Regulate pedestrian and vehicular traffic and provide a security presence for dignitary visits, special events, and sporting events. They complete written reports on all security related matters and provide information and assistance to students, staff and the general public. Finally they assist South Orange Police, Fire, and Rescue Squad when necessary or as required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Preventive Patrol:
Conduct patrols of the parking deck, surface parking lots, University grounds, surrounding streets, neighborhoods, and all off-site University locations.
Lock/Unlock buildings according to daily operation schedule.
Identification and/or the removal from campus of all unauthorized vehicles.
3. Create and maintain all departmental detailed documentation for reporting and investigative purposes, including:
Complete departmental incident report
Calls for service: escorts, jumpstarts, and lock outs
Complete motor vehicle accident report
Generate property reports
Complete work orders that identify safety concerns in need of attention from the Facility Engineering staff
4. Public Safety is the 1st responder to all emergency calls occurring on campus, including but not limited to:
Medical emergencies (provide CPR, AED, and First Aid)
5. Customer service by:
Escorts/Transportation – on and off campus
6. Provide security services at all visits of dignitaries, special events and sporting contests by:
Direct and control vehicular/pedestrian traffic.
Perform package inspections.
Maintain crowd control.
High School Diploma or GED
Public Safety training or military, police or degree courses in Criminal Justice, must be able to work well under pressure, write a clear and concise report, be able to analyze and evaluate situations to determine appropriate action or response.
Basic computer skills, able to operate handheld ticket devices, have knowledge of alarm systems
Licenses and Certificates:
New Jersey driver's license, CPR, AED, First Aid certifications
Staff Nonunion - SN100
Vision and hearing abilities-often; heavy lifting, carrying, etc-sometimes; extensive standing, walking-often; exposure to all weather conditions-often
Special Instructions to Applicants:
SHIFT: Friday-Tuesday 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.