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Public Safety Officer

Position Summary


**Position Summary:**
Ensures the safety and security of patients, staff and visitors. Duties include securing buildings and patients' valuables, responding to emergencies and calls regarding suspicious individuals and restraining combative and irate people. Responsible for patrolling building exteriors to include multi-level garage and surface parking areas by vehicle, on foot, and on a multi-geared bicycle.

Job Requirement

Equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years of experience as a security officer/law enforcement official.

**Licensing/Certification Requirements:**
Valid Class C Nevada Driver's License.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

**Prefer:** **Two (2) years recent and previous security experience in the military, law enforcement, hospital, or hotel industry.**

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

**Knowledge of:**
Vicinity streets and roadways; laws and regulations such as illegal activity, safety and fire regulations and hazardous materials; safety precautions; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient's rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

**Skill in:**
Applying negotiation techniques and practices; restraining and calming combative and irate people; handling emergency situations such as bomb threats, hostage situations, gang violence and fires; to ride and maintain safe operation of multi-geared bike and other bike equipment; investigating suspicious people and crime scenes; writing incident reports; developing public relations with a variety of people; using equipment and tools such as radios, battery chargers, handcuffs, restraints, pepper spray and cameras; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relations with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

**Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:**
Mobility to work throughout the hospital in a variety of environments; stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time or dexterity and mobility to ride a multi-geared bicycle for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and VDT screens; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person, over the telephone and over the radio. Strength and agility to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and/or restrain.

For Bike Patrol must attend and pass the Las Vegas Metro Police Department Bicycle Training Course.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

*Salary:* $14.95 - $23.17 Hourly

*Location:* Las Vegas, NV

*Job Type:* Full Time

*Department:* PUBLIC SAFETY - 8440

*Job Number:* 20-71234

*Closing:* 9/22/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

*Agency:* University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

*Address:* University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102


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