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Public Safety Officer

Apply now Department: 3670085543 Salina Operations
Job no: 516580
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Law Enforcement
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

Kansas State University’s Aerospace and Technology Campus in Salina is seeking a dedicated Public Safety Officer to monitor and patrol the campus in order to ensure the safety and well-being of people, buildings, and property. This position responds to emergency calls or requests for assistance, notifying the proper authorities as needed in order to resolve situations.

This position will work the 4:00pm-12:00am shift, Monday through Friday, and will be eligible for a $.40 per hour shift differential.

*This is a limited-term, University Support Staff position*

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.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in security or related field
  • Knowledge of rules & regulations pertaining to the use of KSU Salina buildings
  • Able 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 & 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:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license upon employment and must be maintained.
  • Must undergo a background investigation to include a fingerprint search of local, state, and federal files to determine whether a criminal record exists; Must not have been convicted of any state or federal crime or its equivalent; Must be of good moral character.
  • Once employed, CPR and First Aid training will be required and must be maintained. Must have the ability to use fire extinguishers and other safety and security equipment as needed.
  • Work requires moderate physical exertion in transporting items up to 50 pounds, on occasion, i.e.: fire extinguishers, ice melt;
  • Ability to work varied hours, walk long distances, and remain on feet for an extended period of time.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Names and contact information for three current, professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$15.50-17.00/hour. Salary offers commensurate with experience and education.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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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