Union County College Part Time Public Safety Officer in Cranford, New Jersey

Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933.

The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.

Campus: Cranford

General Description:

Provides for the safety of students, faculty and staff and the security of college buildings and property by preserving law and order and enforcing regulations.

Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:

• Controls traffic including issuing traffic citations for parking violation to insure smooth flow of traffic.

• Patrols campus by vehicle and foot patrol to insure security of college lots, buildings and property.

• Provides directions and assistance to campus visitors.

• Assists in evacuations during fire, bomb threats or other emergencies.

• Prepares accident reports documentation details.

• Reports traffic, safety and/or security infractions to proper authorities.

• Operates two way radio as needed.

• Provides emergency first aid and C.P.R. in the event of injury.

• Performs all duties assigned by supervisor.

Education Requirements:

High School graduate or GED equivalency required.


Six months experience providing security service in an industrial, academic or service-oriented environment.

Competencies and Skills Required:

Six months experience providing security service in an industrial, academic or service-oriented environment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

• The employee is required to walk and sit for extended periods and is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions; including but not limited to, heat, cold, humidity, rain, and direct sunlight. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

• The employee may be exposed to stressful or potentially dangerous situations or incidents.

• The employee may be required to work at any College campus, center, or offsite function, as needed.

• The employee must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

Terms of Employment:

Part time. Hours not to exceed 25 per week. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services. Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes twenty medical plans to choose from including PPO, HMO and HD plans offered by BC/BS and Aetna, three dental plans including two PPOs and one DMO offered by Delta Dental of NJ, and a pension plan with seven investment carriers. We also offer twenty vacation days, ten paid holidays, and a ten week summer work schedule which allows the college to close on Fridays. Other additional benefits include gym privileges, tuition remission for credit and non-credit courses at Union County College, and tuition reimbursement for an approved degree program at an accredited college or university.