Campus Security Officers provide security services for all facilities and activities of the Peabody Institute. Responsibilities include uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property; offering proactive support of student and staff initiatives; developing and maintaining a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, visitors and members of the surrounding neighborhoods; coordinating and cooperating with various University administrators in the preliminary investigation of complaints; reporting criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations; writing reports and keeping records; monitoring electronic surveillance equipment and key access control. Assists with monitoring alarm systems and closed circuit equipment. Responds to emergency medical situations and applies first aid until emergency medics arrive on site. Works closely with the Resident Advisors and student housing personnel.
Essential Job Duties:
On a daily basis, these Security Officers: Patrol assigned areas on foot. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service. Conduct preliminary investigations, maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports. Conduct security inspection of University facilities and areas, reporting conditions as may be necessary. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic. Provide escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms.
Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students and visitors of the University as may be necessary. Provide security for the University's on and off campus property, facilities, and activities
High School Diploma/GED required. Acceptable completion of basic security officer training and related training required.
Overtime may be MANDATORY. Candidates in possession of a valid U.S. motor vehicle driver's license and be able to meet the following requirements: Successfully complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening. Successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements
Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to climb stairs
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see with normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to climb several flights of stairs a day due to the location of the office.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.