Campus Safety Officer (Full-Time)
Company: Haverford College
Location: Haverford, PA
Job Schedule: Full-time
Published In: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Published On: 08/19/2019

Haverford College seeks to hire a full time Campus Safety Officer to work the overnight shift. This full time (40 hours per week), non-exempt, benefit eligible position is assigned to protect the safety and security of the members of the community. This position works the overnight shift (11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.)

Essential Functions & Primary Responsibilities:

Proactive patrol of the College grounds and buildings.

Enforce college rules and regulations

Act professionally and courteously when interacting with members of the community

Provide services to the Haverford College community as described in the Campus Safety Manual, including (but not limited to)
  • Parking regulations
  • Escorts, Lockouts, etc.
  • Report safety hazards
  • Notification of supervisors
  • Perform dispatch duties when required
  • Provide complete and accurate reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Line of Report:

This position reports to the s ergeant/supervisor on duty

Education, Training, & Experience:
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate (College education preferred)
  • Must maintain a valid U.S. driver's license, and be able to pass a Motor Vehicle Record check
  • Ability to pass and maintain a PA Act 153 child abuse check
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation- must not have any felony or misdemeanor convictions
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess and demonstrate good judgement
  • Act 120 or Act 235 preferred

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Please note that this position requires considerable walking, including during inclement weather conditions. The ability to see, hear, and respond immediately to a situation that may occur is critical. A clear background check and Motor Vehicle Record check are required.

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
  • Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
    • Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
    • Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
    • Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
    • Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
  • Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
  • Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
  • Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
  • Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Up to three hours
  • Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Three to six hours
  • Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Three to six hours
  • Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Three to six hours
  • Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
  • Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours
  • Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Three to six hours
  • Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Up to three hours
  • Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Six to eight hours
  • Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Three to six hours

To Apply: Interested applicants should visit to submit an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three (3) references. The application deadline is Friday, August 30, 2019. Failure to provide the required documents may result in lack of consideration. Haverford College does not sponsor work visas.

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