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Safety & Security Officer

St. John Fisher College
United States, New York, Rochester
3690 East Avenue (Show on map)
May 16, 2024
Position Details
Posting Summary

Position Title Safety & Security Officer
St. John Fisher University is an independent, liberal arts institution that provides a transformative education to approximately 3,800 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students each year. Across its five Schools, Fisher offers nearly 40 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; and master's and doctoral programs in business, nursing, education, pharmacy, and public health. The University's residential campus boasts a robust living and learning community and a successful intercollegiate athletics program. Fisher is a community where all are welcome, regardless of religious or cultural background.
The University continues to honor its founders, the Congregation of St. Basil, by embracing their motto, "Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge." We are located in Pittsford, N.Y., seven miles outside of the city of Rochester. The campus is situated on 164 park-like acres-a beautiful setting for a warm, friendly campus community.
Job Responsibilities
Shift assignment(s) are made based on operational needs and subject to change - (see "Work Hours" for hours of operation)
The officer would be expected to perform routine security patrols, investigate reported and self-initiated complaints. Investigate and prepare reports on all incidents reported to security (criminal complaints, fire alarms, injuries, accidents and illnesses). Respond to emergency situations, assist with building evacuation and provide aid and assistance where needed. Assist with medical needs and call for/provide transportation to medical resources. Other routine duties include but are not limited to on-campus parking and traffic enforcement and control, enforce college regulations and lock and unlock campus buildings. The officer will also be available to operate all department vehicles which include campus shuttles and provide security escorts to students, faculty and staff upon request.
Education / Experience
Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or equivalent experience is required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Prior Law Enforcement experience preferred but not required.
Must currently possess NYS Security Guard License.
Competencies / Skills
Must have a valid driver's license with no significant convictions.
Supervision of Employees
Assist with supervising student workers/shuttle drivers on shift.
Work Environment
All campus owned and controlled properties. Patrols, inspections and investigations require frequent indoor and outdoor routines in all types of weather conditions; foot, vehicle and stationary patrols required; possible exposure to hazardous materials, severe weather conditions and physical confrontations with unstable persons and individuals who are violating laws and regulations.
Equipment to be Used
MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint),
- Desktop Publisher
- Banner (data warehouse for all functional areas across campus)
- Fax
- Printer
- Copier
- Telephone
- Patrol vehicle
- Lockout tool
- Jump pack
Work Hours
This is an entry level position- full time.
Work Hours: 40 hours during one of the following shifts

Shift of normal operations are:
Shift A: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shift B: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Shift C: 11:00 pm - 7:00 am
Shift D: 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Shift E: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Required to be available for overtime and shift changes on short notice, or may be subject to recall. Operation is 24/7. May be assigned to any shift.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Submit a copy of your current Security Guard License with application.
EEO Statement
It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees.

The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email ( titleix@sjfc.edu), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).
Work Location 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618
FLSA Non-Exempt
Salary / Hourly Range $17.50/hr
The salary range for this role is set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, qualifications, experience, and education. The above hiring range is one component of the University's competitive Total Rewards package which can be viewed here
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00511P
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *
    Do you possess a current, valid NYS Security Guard License?

    • Yes
    • No
    • Pending

  2. *
    Which shifts would you be available to work?

    • A-Shift: 7:00am - 3:00pm
    • B-Shift: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
    • C-Shift: 11:00pm - 7:00am
    • D-Shift: 7:00pm - 3:00am
    • E-Shift: 11:00am - 7:00pm

  3. *
    Do you have a current & valid driver's license?

    • Yes
    • No

  4. *
    Are you available to work weekends?

    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents

  1. Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter