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Carroll University
  • Position Number: 3030198
  • Location: Waukesha, WI
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Public Safety Officer / Fire Safety Coordinator, Waukesha

Carroll University

Public Safety Officer Responsibilities:

  • Regularly patrol University grounds, buildings, and surrounding community via foot, bike and vehicle

  • Make regular tours of campus buildings, performing lock and unlock functions, and checking for unauthorized use

  • Voluntarily initiate and/or take assigned written and verbal complaint reports on all incidents of crime, suspicious persons or circumstances, motor vehicle accidents, or circumstances that might pose questionable liability to the University

  • Interview victims, complainants, witnesses, and suspects relative to investigations and prepare related documentation and reports

  • Conduct regular checks of parking lots, enforce parking regulations and check for signs of criminal activity

  • Provide traffic control as needed and assigned

  • Conduct checks of boilers and other physical plant rooms for signs of malfunction

  • Acts as first contact for after-hours Physical Plant Department and custodial problems

  • Respond to areas on campus in all emergency situations including circumstances involving police, fire, and medical personnel

  • Render emergency assistance to members of the Carroll University community as necessary

  • Act quickly, instill calm, and determine appropriate actions during emergencies and critical situations

  • Work closely with members of the Student Affairs Division in communicating and investigating concerns

  • Provide crisis intervention as needed

  • Generate a full report of activities and incidents in an accurate and timely manner

  • Advocate for campus safety and security issues and needs

  • Enforce rules, regulations and University policies, and assist law enforcement in enforcing appropriate statutes, ordinances, and traffic laws

  • Act as a cooperative liaison with Waukesha Police Department patrol and investigative units

  • Perform additional duties as assigned

    Fire Safety Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Perform fire alarm testing up to four times per year in residence halls throughout campus

  • Coordinate and schedule contractor to inspect all fire alarm systems annually

  • Perform monthly emergency light testing and fire inspections throughout campus

  • Coordinate fire safety training as needed

  • Act as a cooperative liaison with the Waukesha Fire Department Fire Inspector to coordinate fire inspections at designated times

  • Coordinate annual fire extinguisher inspection and fire suppression kitchen hood systems

  • Coordinate quarterly inspections of fire sprinkler systems

  • Upload and maintain inspection reports in appropriate system

  • Coordinate testing of CO detectors in parking garages

  • Perform additional duties as assigned


    Availability, Education and/or experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Training in safety/security area and/or college credits in a related field preferred

  • Three to four years of security/military/ law enforcement/ fire service experience preferred

  • This position may require the availability to work ALL shifts as scheduled- 1st, 2nd, 3rd, day, night, weekend, rotating, and swing, as well as holidays and overtime. Shift differential is available.

    Human Relations Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Sensitivity to the needs of students

    Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk continually for two miles, climb four stories of stairs, and ride a bicycle at a moderate speed for up to three miles

    Special Requirements:

  • Must have valid Wisconsin motor vehicle license and be insurable under the University's insurance plan.

  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission

    Please submit a cover letter and resume for this position along with this electronic application.

    Carroll University makes employment opportunities available to qualified individuals whose skills and experience make them suitable candidates for placement. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

    Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff.

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