Ringling College of Art and Design has openings for Public Safety Officers. Ringling College is located near beautiful downtown Sarasota, Florida and Gulf-of-Mexico beaches. The residential campus is 65 miles south of Tampa and 75 miles north of Fort Myers. Additional information about the College is available at www.ringling.edu.
The mission of the Office of Public Safety is to maintain a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors, and enable students to enjoy their years at Ringling College. The Office of Public Safety is a department of professionally trained staff who work closely with the Residence Life staff, as well as with students, faculty, and staff to make up the campus community. Efforts of the Office of Public Safety are supplemented by state-of-the-art technology, a well-lit campus and parking facilities, along with a variety of personal and property protection programs. Public Safety Officers maintain an around the clock presence on campus: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Successful candidates will enjoy working, protecting and providing a safe and secure environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Main Campus is a world class facility approximately 60 acres, 100 buildings, and 1,600 students. The Public Safety Officer observes and reports safety hazards, violations of campus policies and rule infractions, as well as responds to all situations on campus requesting the assistance of police, fire and emergency medical personnel when necessary. Public Safety Officers are responsible to record activities on incident reports and maintain Activity Reports each shift.
Ringling College of Art and Design offers a competitive benefit package including medical/dental coverage; term life insurance; participation in a tax-deferred retirement plan; paid holidays, vacation leave, and sick leave.
Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Computer skills including entering data and sending/receiving e-mails and the ability to accurately type reports are required. Must have a valid Florida Driver's license (or ability to obtain). Possess or ability to obtain within 12 months basic First Aid, CPR training, and a Class D security officer license. (The College provides educational assistance for FA, CPR and Class D license.)
Open positions include evening shifts. Officers may be required to work a flexible, irregular schedule. All Public Safety Officers must complete a Criminal and Motor Vehicle background check.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to sit, walk or stand for extended periods of time; run when necessary; lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs. with no assistance; and ability to work in adverse weather conditions. Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to communicate clearly and with understanding via landline telephone, cell phone, two-way radio and in person. Have clear vision in a variety of light settings. Manual dexterity to check locks, doors, windows, etc. Ability to think clearly and quickly under potentially stressful circumstances, and maintain composure.
Preferred Qualifications: General Security experience and experience with incident and other types of reporting