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Public Safety Officer

Institution name: Providence College

Title: Public Safety Officer

Job location: RI

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2022-11-11 00:00:00

End date: 2022-12-16 00:00:00

Position Title Public Safety Officer
The Office of Public Safety is seeking candidates to fill the Public Safety Officer I, II, and III positions. To protect life and safeguard institutional and personal property, under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor.

The level hired upon is based on CBA contract.

This is a union position.
Essential Duties:
Patrol of college campus on foot and in college vehicle; report infractions of rules and regulations; supervise, direct and regulate traffic and parking; assist in investigations; report problems, injuries, or conditions which may endanger health and safety; check building security; assist police and fire agencies during emergencies; perform Gate House service on a rotational basis.
Marginal Duties:  
Education and Experience Required
Associate’s degree in law enforcement from an accredited institution and/or equivalent law enforcement or security experience required. Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle and patrol the campus. Must successfully complete criminal background clearance, psychological testing, physical agility testing, and pre-employment physical. Availability to work all shifts, if needed.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Must be capable of lifting 75 lbs.
2. Must have sufficient strength and endurance to restrain or suppress an aggressor.
3. Must have the ability to ascend or descend stairs without limitations.
4. Must be capable of running one mile in performing security tasks, such as an emergency response.
Employee Status Full Time
Salary Grade  
Union Status Union
If other, please enter regular schedule.  
EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Posting Detail Information
Requisition Number AS672P
Closing Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants  
Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents


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