Campus Security & Preparedness, Technician III - #337753
State of Colorado Job Opportunities
Date: 07/22/2021 17:30 PM
City: Strasburg, Colorado
Salary: $3,995 / month
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Front Range Community College (FRCC), is the largest community college in Colorado. We were recently selected as a “Most Promising Place to Work” in Diverse Magazine. We have a strong commitment to inclusion, equity and diversity and we are actively seeking to hire a workforce that matches our student community and will support our Philosophy of Inclusion.
We are guided by the philosophy “One College, Many Communities.” Campuses share many common values, goals, and practices, but are also given the opportunity and flexibility to develop unique cultures and programs that serve individual communities. In addition, we have a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan. For more information, visit the following: www.frontrange.edu and VISION 2020.
Description of Job
FAIR LABOR STANDARD ACT DESIGNATION (FLSA): The FLSA designation for this position is non-exempt, therefore would be eligible for overtime. Front Range Community College gives employees compensatory time in lieu of cash and is a condition of employment.
This position is located at the Westminster Campus, in Westminster CO.
NOTE: The work schedule for this position is a rotating and varied schedule. Schedule may vary due to events or emergencies. This position is classified as a critical position at the college, so you can be expected to work and/or remain at a work site in delayed start, early release, or closure situations.
Campus Safety Officers provide safety and security for the college campus and personnel. Duties include, but are not limited to, patrol of the campus and its buildings, assisting the campus community with a wide variety of problems and concerns, providing first response to campus emergencies and disruptions, and crowd and traffic control. Maintain a high level of sensitivity and confidentiality at all times.
Patrolling and Call Responses
- Conduct security patrols of campus and all College buildings and facilities on foot or by other means (i.e. patrol car, bicycle, etc.) and provide stationary security post duties as assigned.
- Respond to all calls for service directed by radio, telephone and/or supervisory and management personnel of the Security Department.
- Insure that security supervisory and management personnel are notified in a proper and timely manner of breaches of security occurring on College properties or of information received that may create a security risk for College properties such as trespassers and contact local law enforcement as appropriate.
- Perform safety escorts, on foot or by college vehicle to and from vehicles and College facilities upon request for members of the campus community including students, college staff, visiting dignitaries, and others.
- Check secure areas for unauthorized personnel or movement of students.
- Patrol the college facilities including parking lots and open spaces to deter crime and disruptions caused by physical or verbal conflict between students and/or visitors.
- Prevent vandalism and theft of school property as well as disruptions caused by physical or verbal conflict between students when observed.
- Physically inspect buildings and check doors, windows, entries and exits for safety.
- Respond to alarms and communicate and assist fire and police departments.
- Provide customer service by enthusiastically providing information and services.
Investigations and Reporting
- Provide initial response to emergencies and incidents on campus and complete initial investigations to determine disposition.
- Conduct investigations of security matters on campus.
- Write complete, accurate and timely reports to record campus incidents and document investigations and maintains logs relating to activity on campus. This requires strong oral and written communication skills to include basic computer and typing proficiency.
- Originate and file written reports utilizing computer aided reporting systems, regarding activities and incidents occurring on College properties and information received from other sources pertaining to security or incidents on properties and the surrounding area.
- Properly report and track incidents on campus for inclusion in the federally mandated Clery reports.
- Work with law enforcement to preserve evidence in incidents that may be criminal in nature.
- Control the flow of vehicle and pedestrian traffic on campus property.
- Enforce all College rules and regulations on College properties owned or leased as specified in Standard Operating Procedures.
- Challenge trespassers, loiterers, errant vehicle operators and all others who create a safety and security risk to students and staff and threaten the overall security and integrity of the physical assets and property of the College including violations of the student code of conduct.
- Temporarily detain and restrain individuals when there is an incident that may be criminal in nature and present an immediate threat to the safety or security of students or staff by means of baton techniques, locks, grips or holds, or restraining devices until law enforcement arrives.
- Respond to and assist in resolving conflicts and confrontations on campus.
- Assist with crowd control as needed.
- Issue campus parking tickets.
- Direct persons creating a disruption, safety or security risk, or those in unauthorized areas to leave campus, escort them off premises, or call law enforcement.
- Issues trespass notifications to those who disregard directive to leave campus using CCCS approved template.
- Assist in evacuating faculty, staff, and students during emergencies.
- Must provide emergency response and first aid as needed.
- Serve as initial responder when dealing with emergency situations such as tornados, floods, bomb threats, lock downs, etc., following proper procedures for lock down, lock out, evacuate, and shelter in place.
- Insure standard response protocol is current and accurate and update as needed.
- Immediately issue Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications during emergencies as appropriate.
- Respond and manage all types of emergencies until the arrival of outside agencies.
- Maintain required certifications in emergency response areas as required by the College and federal or state law or regulation.
Equipment Maintenance and Use
- Exercise proper care and maintenance of all College owned or leased equipment including vehicles assigned to or utilized for duty.
- Maintain a high level of proficiency in the proper use of authorized protection tools (batons, hand cuffs, pepper spray, radio, etc.).
- Maintain in-depth knowledge and high level proficiency with institution safety and security systems.
- Must successfully complete and maintain certification.
- Must maintain required certifications and required re-certifications in all applicable areas as determined by the College and state law.
Campus Security Authority
- Report statistics for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, arson, liquor law violations, drug violations and/or illegal weapons possession.
- Report statistics for hate (bias) related crimes for the following classifications: murder/non-negligent manslaughter, negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, vandalism, intimidation, and simple assault.
- Campus Security Authorities are obligated by law to report crimes that pose an ongoing threat to the community immediately to the Police Department.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Education and Experience:
Three years of work experience in security, campus safety or law enforcement. Application must clearly detail the extent of these qualifications. DO NOT "SEE RESUME" on Application. (Part-Time experience will be pro-rated).
College, university course work from an accredited institution in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field may substitute substitute for the required 3 years of experience. (Must submit a copy of transcripts)
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT & CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado Driver's License to operate campus vehicles. Must submit to and successfully complete a pre-employment background check. Must be 21 years of age. This position requires the individual to exert up to 120 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs., of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. It also requires constant or frequent climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and depth perception. You must be able to perform this level of physical exertion and essential functions in order to be considered for this position. This position will wear personal protection equipment and standardized uniforms.
Exam Plan: All applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will need to participate in a physical agility test, emergency scenario exam, report writing exam, and oral resume exam. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before undertaking the physical fitness exams. Job offer is contingent upon candidate passing a background check and psychological evaluation. Upon hire, selected candidate will attend FRCC Self Defense Training.
Candidate will need to pass the Psychological Evaluation & FRCC Self Defense Training in order to continue forward with employment. If candidate has passed the FRCC Self Defense Training they will then proceed with training to be certified in Baton and emergency system software, and other designated areas. Candidate will need to keep current on all training and certifications required by the college during the entire time of employment.
Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to the job duties may disqualify you from consideration for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide Front Range Community College, Office of Human Resources with an official disposition of the charges.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE: The highly desirable candidate will possess the following:
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Experience and ability to work with diverse groups of people
- Understand and determine appropriate rules and regulations from various sources
- Attention to detail
- Currently certified in First Aid and CPR
- Basic computer knowledge to include Microsoft Suite (Word and Outlook)
- Past or current POST certified
- Customer Service Training
- Bilingual English Spanish
- Experience working with fire protection systems, intrusion alarm systems, security camera systems, weather station, and access control systems
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Prior security or law enforcement experience at a higher education institution
- Experience working with two way radios.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.
An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (email@example.com), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.
For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS: FORMER EMPLOYEES OF COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OR ONE OF ITS 13 COLLEGES, WHO WERE DISCIPLINARILY TERMINATED OR RESIGNED IN LIEU OF TERMINATION, MUST DISCLOSE THIS INFORMATION ON YOUR APPLICATION. Applications are a part of the selection/employment process and will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position. Review of your application materials may be the only step of the exam process for this position. Be sure your application specifically addresses the requirements as listed in the minimum requirements. If documents (transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc.) are required make sure you include them in your application packet. Address your experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position duties and minimum requirements. Attach additional pages if necessary to fully explain your experience and accomplishments. Failure to include the required information and/or documents by the application deadline may result in your application not being considered for the position. Applications must be completed in their entirety (the words "See Resume" on the application are NOT acceptable) and SIGNED to be accepted. Resumes and cover letters will not be accepted in lieu of the official E Form application (Online).
The deadline for RECEIPT of application materials is 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. Should transfers be looked at separately, please note that temporary appointments are not eligible to be considered as Transfers. Your application will be reviewed by a Human Resource Specialist to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for this position. If there are questions related to your qualifications your application will be given a second review.
If your application is still rejected you have the right to have your rejection reviewed by the State Personnel Director. To request this review you must include: 1) Job title; 2) Agency involved; 3) Name of the agency representative spoken to during informal resolution attempts; 4) Date(s) of the conversation; 5) specific issue: and 6) reason(s) it is believed the decision was arbitrary, capricious, or contrary to rule or law. This request for review should be directed to: State Personnel Board, 633 17th Street, Suite 1320, Denver, CO 80202-3604 or fax to 303-866-5038. Contingent upon the number of applications received, testing could be conducted for this position. To request ADA accommodations in testing for this examination, contact: Human Resources, 2190 Miller Drive, Longmont, CO 80501, (303) 678-3800.
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
Front Range Community College is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, JoAnne Wilkinson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-678-3707.
Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA)
The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth.
If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations for an exam, you must do so at least three days prior to the administration of the exam. Please refer to the contact information on the exam scheduling notice or on the specific job announcement.
Notice to Prospective Employees:
Front Range Community College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:
- Front Range Community College's alcohol and other drug policy
- VAWA policy
- Campus security policies
- Campus/community resources
- Where to find registered sex offender information
- Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
- Reporting crimes
The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:
By going to the internet website at: Clery Act Information (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
Printed copies of the FRCC Campus Annual Security Report are available on request through the Dean of Students Affairs Office and any college Campus Security and Preparedness Office.