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Public Safety Officer

Apply now Department: 3670085543 Poly Operations
Job no: 506878
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Law Enforcement
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

This full-time, benefits eligible Public Safety Officer will:

  • Patrol and monitor campus buildings and grounds by foot and vehicle
  • Check for hazards and safety problems
  • Lock and unlock campus buildings
  • Monitor vehicles on campus to check for suspicious vehicles, lost or stolen plates & vehicles, and reports violations
  • Direct traffic when necessary
  • Enforce parking regulations
  • Collect, compile and compose information to write security reports.
  • Attend training on safety and security procedures
  • Respond to emergency calls
  • Perform various miscellaneous duties as required

Work shift: 12 and 6 hour shifts, and/or shift assignments. Subject to recall for emergencies and campus security needs

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in security or related field
  • Knowledge of rules & regulations pertaining to the use of K-State Salina buildings
  • Ability to detect suspicious conditions
  • Good oral communication skills: must be able to write a report in a clear and concise manner
  • Thorough knowledge of standard methods and practices used in safeguarding buildings and premises including fire prevention and health and safety practices
  • Ability to compile comprehensive reports of activities pertaining to safety and security
  • Computer skills

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Drivers license upon employment and maintain it
  • Must undergo a background investigation to include fingerprint search of local, state, & federal files to determine whether a criminal record exists
  • Must not have been convicted of any state or federal crime of its equivalent
  • Once employed, within probationary period, completion of CPR & First Aid is required & must be maintained
  • Requires moderate physical exertion in transporting items up to 50 lbs, of occasion, e.g. fire extinguishers, ice melt
  • Ability to work varied hours, walk long distances, remain on feet for an extended period of time
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.


Anticipated Hiring Pay Rate:

$12.88 - $13.50 hourly

Pay Grade:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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