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Safety Services Officer Job in Lima, Ohio US

Safety Services Officer

University of Northwestern Ohio - Lima, OH

Posted: 3/30/2021 - Expires: 4/29/2021

Job ID: 225752904


Job Description

Major functions:

  • Provides for the protection and welfare of students as well as employees. Enforces campus rules, policies, and parking regulations. Remains alert to emergency situations and provides first-line response, emergency management, and/or referral, if required, to local law enforcement.

Responsibilities and duties (includes but not limited to):

  • Patrols assigned area on foot, in an institutional motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security
  • Responds to criminal activity (or to reports of) and to first aid-level, medical needs of the campus community
  • Complete detailed professional incident reports
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations, contacts emergency responders such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required
  • Provides escort services for students, staff, and faculty, as necessary: provides other public assistance, such as lockout services, jump-starts, and routine information
  • Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons
  • Patrols and monitors assigned parking areas and/or parking garages to provide public security and assistance
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses university keys to open and close buildings
  • Completes daily assignments to support department activities and operations
  • Inspects fire safety and alarm equipment
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position


  • Reports directly to the Director of Safety Services


  • Ability to successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to complete routine paperwork
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and confront others in a professional and polite manner
  • Ability to understand, follow and enforce safety codes, regulations, and procedures
  • Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel

Minimum job requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Conditions of employment:

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • Pass a criminal background check and drug test

Working conditions and physical efforts:

  • Work environment involves exposure to hazards or physical risks
  • Work may involve being exposed to all weather conditions and changing temperatures for extended periods
  • Physically capable of running and defending self or others
  • Must be able to carry/drag heavy objects
  • Frequently lifting or carrying up to but not limited to 150 pounds

Work hours:

  • 3rd shift (11 p.m.-7 a.m.)
  • Days off: Monday and Tuesday
  • Hourly wages, discussed during interview


To Apply: Email resumes to (No telephone calls, please!) 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
Hourly wages, discussed during interview
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 5
Workplace Documentation: 5