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PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER II

The Public Safety Officer II is responsible for providing campus safety and security. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution

Class Code:

T067C

Job Grade:

GS05

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Maintains security of assigned area and enforces traffic laws and parking regulations. Patrols assigned areas for traffic violations and illegal parking, issuing citations as needed. Responds to alarms and calls for assistance, investigates accidents and reported crimes, arrests violators, prepares official reports of accidents and criminal investigations, and testifies in court as required. Checks buildings for unlocked doors, or unlocks doors in emergency situations, and assists in the orderly evacuation of buildings when necessary. May be required to fight fires, operate fire fighting equipment, investigate fires to determine cause, conduct inspections of buildings for fire code violations, and write reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures. Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws. Knowledge of motor vehicle operation. Knowledge of proper use of firearms and safety. Knowledge of criminal investigation procedures. Ability to direct traffic for an orderly flow. Ability to interrogate suspects and witnesses. Ability to handle and use firearms. Ability to operate motor vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience in law enforcement or a related area. Must be certified or be able to become certified within one year of employment by the Arkansas Law Enforcement Standards Training Academy as a Police Officer in accordance with ACA 12-9-106 or an approved law enforcement training academy. Must possess a valid state motor vehicle license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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