Safety Officer (Security Officer)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution SD School of Mines
Working Title Safety Officer (Security Officer)
Posting Number CSA00050P
Department SDSMT-Facilities Management
Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City
Posting Text

LOCATION: Facilities Services

STARTING HOURLY RATE: $11.23 – $15.93 hourly, depending upon education and experience, GD

POSITION PURPOSE: Patrol buildings and special events; respond to emergency situations and alarms; prepare reports and maintain records; monitor building conditions using electronic control equipment; conduct investigations and apply law enforcement measures; train new employees; assist and direct students, staff, and public with general information; and other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
•English, including grammar, spelling and punctuation;
•methods and procedures for crime and fire prevention;
•law enforcement procedures;
•security techniques;
•computer software applications.

Ability to:
•operate communication systems;
•walk and stand for extended periods of time and perform light lifting up to 20 lbs;
•maintain strict confidentiality;
•remain calm under stressful situations and maintain accuracy of work;
•give and follow oral and written directions;
•recall and record information concisely and accurately;
•detect conditions which might indicate danger or loss or damage to persons or property;
•deal with the public and disturbed residents;
•communicate information clearly and concisely in person and/or on the telephone, exercising tact, patience, discretion and professional demeanor with people of varying backgrounds and temperament;
•establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships, interacting in a supportive manner with students, faculty, staff and public;
•provide excellent customer service.

COMMENTS: Evening, weekend and holiday work required. Valid driver’s license is also required.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin November 28, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

Posting Date 11/21/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 11/28/2017
Advertised Salary $11.23 - $15.93 hourly, depending upon education and experience, GD
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

Night Shift

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search
This position requires Overnight stays, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
If other, please indicate
Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

Diversity Statement
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List