Employment


Public Safety Officer

Position Overview:
Provide highly responsible assistance to staff, public and clients while maintaining order, decorum and control over assigned areas.


Job Functions:
• Provide assistance for all activities involved in facility and event security.
• Perform crowd management and control techniques; Assist with police and fire rescue.
• Remain calm in emergency response situations which could be life threatening.
• Understand the organization and operation of convention center and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
• Maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Assist in general duties of public safety, theft deterrence and loss prevention.
• Building, parking lot, and safety inspections as assigned by the manager.
• Monitor fire safety equipment; surveillance equipment; card access equipment.
• Ability to work security check-points and other posts plus traffic assistance.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by manager

Qualifications
• Possess demonstrable experience with the characteristics, services and activities of public facility security and safety programs.
• Verifiable similar experience in a large, service oriented environment.
• Working knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
• Computer skills to include Microsoft Office and internet use.
• Read, speak, write and comprehend the American English language.
• Major course work in law enforcement, public / business administration or a related field.
• Possess, or ability to obtain appropriate Florida Security License.
• Possess, or ability to obtain, a current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certificate.
• Two years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement or security services.
• Relevant experience working in a first class convention center is preferred.
• Ability to work beyond normal business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

Physical Demands
• Ability to reach, grasp, walk, bend, stoop and stand for long periods.
• Lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds.
• Ability to work indoors & outdoors as needed, under varying climates in facility locale.
• Ability to talk and hear; must be able to frequently communicate with internal and external clients; must be able to exchange information accurately in all situations.


Requirements
• Two years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement or security services.
• Relevant experience working in a first class public assembly environment is preferred.


License or Certificate
• Possess unrestricted Florida Drivers License
• Possess, or ability to obtain, appropriate Florida Security License.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certificate.



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