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Public Safety Officer

Apply now Department: 3670070030 KSU Police Department
Job no: 517304
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Law Enforcement, Health & Safety
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

The KSU Police Department is looking for a Safety and Security Officer to join their team. The Safety & Security Officer I receives written and oral instructions their from immediate supervisor indicating assigned work area, information on buildings in use and the opening/closing times of buildings in assigned area. Supervisor closely checks safety and security officer’s daily shift reports, and security reports for completeness. The Safety and Security Officer works independently and unsupervised while performing their duties.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.  To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and understand written laws, rules, regulations and directives.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations which pertain to the University.
  • Capable of detecting and reporting conditions which might cause loss or damage to property.
  • Be able to work under stressful situations and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, faculty/staff, students, clients and guests.
  • Ability to make written reports in a clear and concise manner.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid driver’s license once employed
  • Must be of good moral character
  • CPR and First Aid certification necessary after employment. (within probation). 
  • Must undergo a background investigation to include a fingerprint search of local, state, and national files to determine whether a criminal record exists.
  • Must not have been convicted by any state or federal government of a felonious crime or its equivalent.
  • Some positions require an approved drug test unless incumbent is moving from one safety-sensitive position to another safety-sensitive position with the same agency performing substantially similar duties.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three References

Screening of Applications Begins:

 Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$15.00 to $17.82 per hour

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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