• Campus Patrol

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    2018-100595
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Security and Business Continuity
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    No FLSA Required (Ross Islands Only)
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The Safety and Security Officer is responsible for providing entry-level safety and security functions at the University and/or Campus Community, including any on-campus or off-campus areas where an AUC relationship exists.  These officers promote lawful behavior and protect the welfare of students, faculty and staff, and visitors/contractors as a uniformed presence on campus. A safety & security officer performs foot patrols of the university campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations. They monitor the physical safety of campus buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring using surveillance systems, and reporting suspicious behavior. Safety & Security officers respond to incident scenes, provide first aid, and alert additional police or emergency personnel as appropriate. They maintain radio communication with other safety & security personnel on campus, helping to coordinate emergency plans. They also write and submit incident reports to safety & security supervisors.

    Responsibilities

    The Safety and Security Officer is responsible for the following Essential Functions:

     

    • Responsible for physical security and access to the university property.
    • Locks and unlocks doors of campus buildings.
    • Must be able to speak, read, and write English proficiently.
    • Reports risks and vulnerabilities to University assets.
    • Manages and supervises visitors to campus which includes the regulation of pedestrian and vehicle access.
    • Patrol campus by monitoring of electronic surveillance devices and by moving around campus on foot.
    • Issues university identification badges to students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
    • Operation of telephone and two-way radio equipment.
    • Receives and delivers mail/packages.
    • Complete assigned training as required.
    • Documents incidents which occur on and off campus by writing reports and collecting facts related to incident.
    • Make notifications to emergency responders when circumstances and incidents require.
    • Provides positive customer service to staff, students, faculty, and visitors to the university.
    • Requires the daily operation of a computer for word processing, email management, and other daily office tasks including specific security-related software.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

     

    Candidates who have completed secondary education are preferred.

     

    PRIOR EXPERIENCE

     

    Successful candidates will be expected to have a minimum of one year of verifiable job experience. Candidates with at least one year of verifiable security or safety experience are preferred.

     

    AUTHORITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY:

     

    The Safety and Security Officer will be expected to work with minimal supervision. The Safety and Security Officer will report directly to the Safety and Security Supervisor, the Manager of Safety & Security, or in their absence a designee, who will be responsible for providing daily guidance. The Safety & Security Department requires all its personnel to work varying schedules including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Personnel assigned to the department are considered essential personnel during and following emergencies.

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

     

    Officer should expect to work in often uncomfortable indoor and outdoor locations, exposed to extreme weather including extreme heat and wet/humid conditions. Officer will be exposed to loud noises and vibration. Officers will work alone in low light and dark conditions.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

     

    Sitting: Remaining in the seated position

     

    Stand: Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a workstation without moving about

     

    Walking: Moving about on foot, climbing stairs, walking on uneven surfaces unassisted

     

    Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) 25-50 lbs

    Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).

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