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Security Officer 1 Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Security Officer 1

About the Job

Security Officer 1                                       

Date: Feb 24, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

                Company:                 University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

Under close supervision from university law enforcement officer or supervisor, checks and reports on safety and security conditions of grounds and/or buildings and/or equipment and/or investigates crimes, complaints or accidents, plus may perform any of the following as assigned; assists in apprehensions or detain violators or clients; assists law enforcement officers and firefighters during emergencies and/or enforces motor vehicle regulations.

Essential Functions

Work under close supervision.
Maintain security of grounds and/or buildings.
Contact and communicate with citizens.
Enforce parking regulations and issue citations.
Intervene in conflicts between individuals and groups.
Execute civil processes.
Testify in court.
Complete radio and telephone communications.
Take field notes.
Prepare narratives, summaries and incident case paperwork with supervision.
Preserve and protect crime scenes.
Write incident and other related reports.
Administer first aid and emergency care.
Assess situations for emergency medical.
Use proper protective equipment.
Assist stranded motorist.
Collect and properly route lost and found property.
Follow and report suspicious vehicles or persons.
Collect and properly route lost and found property.
Follow and report suspicious vehicles or persons.
Investigate unusual odors and sounds.
Enforce University rules and regulations, with supervision.
Use less than lethal force when appropriate.
Drive security vehicle.
Conduct proactive patrol.
Assist medical staff with restraints of patients.
Assist medical staff with locating AWOL patients.
Participate in COP programs with supervision.
Detain offenders with supervision.
Maintain custody of offenders with supervision.
Monitor and investigate intrusion, fire and CCTV alarms.
Assist police officers and fire fighters as needed.
Escort persons as appropriate.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Maintain high visibility presence in strategic areas around campus.
Engage with public with friendly customer service messages, such as directions and safe routes around campus.
Partner with the UC faculty, staff, students and surrounding communities to help solve chronic quality of life concerns.
Document activities by writing detailed reports to understand disorder, crime, and chronic problems.
Distribute to UC community crime prevention and safety related information.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma/GED equivalency.
Must be 18 years of age.
No criminal record.
Must pass physical agility assessment, background investigation, psychological assessment, and polygraph examination.
Must possess a current valid state issued operator's license with an acceptable driving record.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Security hazards. May be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, scheduled and unscheduled overtime.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

REQ: 61742

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
Job Segment:                     Medical, Developer, Police, Security Guard, Security, Healthcare, Technology                                       

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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