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Public Safety Officer

Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Provide a safe and secure campus environment by protecting life and property, preventing and responding to crimes, operating the communications center, and assisting the college community by responding to requests of service. All duties will be carried out in accordance with local, state and federal laws, as well as college policies.


  • Respond to emergencies by assessing the situation, employing tact, diplomacy and individual judgment to remedy and/or maintain control.
  • Each Officer will become thoroughly familiar with the campus, college policies, department policies, and local, state and federal laws for the purpose of:
  • Preventing crime. o Protecting life and property. o Responding to and handling any disturbances and violations of local, state and federal laws and college policies.
  • Apprehending those engaged in activities of criminal or disturbing nature. o Noting and reporting suspicious people.
  • Assisting the community and public whenever possible.
  • Patrol the college buildings and property surrounding the campus, remaining alert for all accidents, incidents and irregularities, and reporting all such conditions.
  • Operate telephone, including the switchboard and emergency lines.
  • Monitor fire control systems and alarms.
  • Monitor the surveillance cameras located throughout the facility.
  • Monitor all radio traffic, including other departments and the police when applicable.
  • Prepare necessary reports relating to all incidents encountered on applicable forms in a precise manner acceptable for outside distribution, including maintaining incident report information and keeping logs and files up-to-date.
  • Provide information services to all walk-up traffic and telephone calls.
  • Keep the dispatch and office areas secure at all times, prohibiting unauthorized persons from entering.
  • Record and secure all lost and found items, and follow Public Safety procedures for returning the property to the owner.
  • Enforce parking rules and regulations.
  • Become acquainted with all faculty, staff and students.
  • Maintain office and vehicle cleanliness.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.


This position has no supervisory responsibilities


High School diploma, or equivalent, required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree, preferred.


General security experience, particularly in a college environment, preferred. Understanding of law enforcement and the key issues that impact a security officer.

Must possess excellent written and oral communication and customer service skills, as well as interpersonal skills.

Must have ability to prioritize when dealing with multiple high-priority situations.

Basic Microsoft word experience helpful.


First Aid and CPR Certification, preferred.


This position has been identified as security sensitive, and as such will require a background check. Must pass the Kari Koskinen Manager Background Check. Valid driver's license and satisfactory DMV check required. At the discretion of the college, various background checks may be done during the course of employment.


This position is considered essential personnel and must be available outside of normal working hours when needed to support the college operations including, but not limited to, events, emergency situations and coverage for absences. Vacations may be limited or prohibited on these event dates.


All new hires will receive a $500 hiring bonus! $100 after the first 30 days and the remaining $400 after completing 90 days.


Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-16

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