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|Job Title:||Public Safety Officer|
|Organization:||University of Southern California|
|Description:||The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
USC's Career and Protective Services is seeking a Public Safety Officer I to join its dynamic team of dedicated men and women.
The Public Safety Officer I provides service functions to support the general safety of the university community. In in this critical role, you will patrol an assigned area and respond to radio and/or telephonic calls for routine and/or emergency assistance in both criminal and non-criminal matters. You will also perform investigations and makes arrests when necessary.
Other responsibilities include deterring and preventing unlawful behavior, and perform in internal and external public safety functions.
This position requires the carrying of firearms and working under the direct supervision of a watch commander, field supervisor or a unit manager/supervisor. You will also have peace officer "powers of arrest" authority pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the LAPD while on-duty.
The University of Southern California is proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices. The USC Department of Public Safety is preferred employer for women and veterans.
The USC Department of Public Safety is looking for the best and brightest experienced officers and recent graduates who have completed POST certified Level I Academy (modules A, B, and C), or equivalent out of state training, and who possess the State of California Patrol Persons and Firearms permits.
Law enforcement agency experience is not required, although related administration of justice or undergraduate study is a plus. You should also have a valid California Class C Driver's license.
We seek the best and brightest individuals who have the aptitude and sense of commitment -those who want to help their community. If you're ready for an enriching career, one with meaning and challenge, then the USC Department of Public Safety is for you. Within this work, you can find significant achievement, satisfaction and reward.
Ready to make a difference? Join us!