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Public Safety Officer I - 994494

Apply Now Job Number: 505900
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Field Operations
Categories: Public Safety

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Job Title: Public Safety Officer I - 994494
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: 15.75
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Detects and responds to safety hazards to ensure safety of employees and visitors.

2. Provides physical inspections and investigation on campus to ensure a safe environment.

3. Conduct security and safety audits to ensure that hazards and dangers are identified.

4. Conducts accident and injury investigations on campus to ensure proper record keeping of incidents.

5. Completes activity logs, incident reports to ensure proper record keeping of incidents.

6. Coordinates with local law enforcement concerning the investigation of incidents, crimes, and losses.

7. Conducts fire system inspections and emergency response drills.

8. Provides for locking and unlocking access control for campus buildings.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

2. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

3. Ability to maintain confidential information.

4. Ability to multitask.

5. Basic computer literacy.

6. Conflict management skills.

7. Ability to work under pressure.

8. Ability to maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations.

9. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

10. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

11. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.


1. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of bending, climbing, sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties up to 8 hours.

2. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils and computer keyboards.

3. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

4. Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: Have or obtain current and valid Florida Driver's License with no more than three (3) points.
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Previous customer service experience.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Parking enforcement specialist certification.

2. Previous customer service, public safety, security, or police experience.

3. Previous experience with Microsoft Office products.
Is this a safety sensitive position? Yes  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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