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Safety & Security Officer

College of Saint Mary Omaha, NE

Job Description

Campus Safety & Security officers ensure the safety of students, staff, faculty and guests, as well as campus property.  Safety and Security Officers respond to all campus emergency situations.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts vehicle, bike and foot patrols
  • Performs physical security checks of campus facilities
  • Observes, reports, and identifies persons involved in suspicious activities, including suspicious vehicles. Ensures that unauthorized persons leave the College property.
  • Enforces college policies, regulations, and municipal, state and federal laws. When requested, assist local law enforcement as necessary.
  • Respond to emergency calls for assistance including medical matters, fire alarms and other alarms such including those relating to Facility operations such as boiler system, etc.
  • Respond to routine calls for assistance including safety walks and transports, building let-ins and vehicle jumpstarts.
  • Be alert to any potential safety hazards on campus and file the proper report 
  • Effectively document violations of college policy and other events by producing written incident reports.
  • Complete  Daily Log Sheets
  • Lock and unlock campus buildings, classrooms, and offices as necessary.
  • Enforce parking policies through issuance of parking tickets and towing of autos when necessary.
  • Attend meetings relating to safety and security and contribute positively to that dialogue.
  • Alerting students, staff, and faculty of severe weather or other emergency incidents.
  • Considered key personnel with Fire Safety and Prevention on campus
  • Take part in Safety and Security Crime Prevention Programs


Education: High school degree or its equivalent with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or other related field preferred

Experience:   One year experience in security preferred; law enforcement and/or military background desired.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities   Able to read, write and speak the English language; possess excellent public relation skills, as this position frequently interacts with students, staff and the general public; current CPR/AED/First Aid certification preferred or be capable to obtain after hire 3 months; must be in good physical and mental condition; possess strong verbal and writing skills to include the use of a computer to send and receive email and the use of standard software for report writing purposes; must be able to drive gas/electric motor driven vehicles and carts for use on routine patrol/escorts;  must be 21 years of age at the time of hire; possess a valid Nebraska  driver’s license (Iowa if residing in Iowa) and reliable transportation to and from CSM; pass a criminal background check and general physical.  Possess high levels of integrity, character and ethics.  Have the ability/knowledge of security computer programs, access control systems, and CCTV Cameras systems.


Please apply using the following link. Please have a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references ready to upload during the application process.

Safety & Security Officer Application

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSM. Finalists will also be required to submit official transcripts. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

College of Saint Mary is a Catholic university providing access to education for women in an environment that calls forth potential and fosters leadership. The University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other status or condition protected by applicable laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Job Details

Date Posted July 20, 2018
Date Closes August 19, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 33-9032.00 Security Guards
Zipcode 68106