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Marine Biological Laboratory Campus Security Officer 1 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts

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MAJOR DUTIES:1. Patrol and monitor buildings and grounds, on foot, bicycles and/or motorized conveyance, to provide incident prevention and detect signs of criminal or suspicious activity.2. Conducts all mechanical and “punch” rounds per shift.3. Assists CSOII with incidents4. Communicate effectively and respectfully with members of the MBL campus community, students and faculty.5. Responds promptly to emergency situations, provide first aid if needed, and alert additional police or emergency personnel as appropriate. 6. Maintain radio communication with other security officers and the desk supervisor on campus, helping to coordinate emergency plans. 7. Investigate disturbances, criminal activity and properly document such incidents in accordance with applicable policies and procedures, including but not limited to: disorderly behavior, directing vehicle traffic, emergency medical assistance, protective escorts, assault (physical or sexual), trespassing, parking violations, alcohol incidents, suspicious circumstances, unlock/lock doors, alarms both fire and related to physical plant such as heat, electricity, etc..8. Maintains logs and writes incident reports as appropriate. Completes all incident reports in timely manner, writes in a clear and legible style and submits all incident reports and accompanying paperwork required as defined by the Campus Security Manager to the Desk Supervisor.9. De-escalate difficult situations by remaining calm, being empathetic and maintaining impulse control. Requests emergency services assistance and provides support when necessary.10. Operate detection and electronic monitoring devices to screen areas (such as parking lots, equipment operations) and to properly prevent incidents in those areas or upon personnel.11. Ensure compliance with MBL Campus Security polices to protect MBL property, interests and persons on MBL premises.12. Utilize MBL Alert/Everbridge system for notifications to MBL personnel of circumstances natural, criminal and/or informational in nature. 13. Must be able to train and certify (via Certification Board) on required equipment and procedures to include defensive tactics and handcuffing within the four (4) month probationary time frame. 14. After an observation period of up to six months, the CSO I will be considered for training with Less Than Lethal (LTL) equipment and a promotion to the CSO II position upon successful completion of the LTL training and passing of the Certification board.SKILLS REQUIRED:• Comprehension and accurate application of policies and laws.• Written communication skills which support the ability to submit accurate documentation and effectively communicate.• Demonstrate acceptable ability to use relevant equipment including computers, two-way radios, first aid equipment/kits, motorized conveyance and access control equipment.• Customer focus, teamwork, creative problem solving, continuous learning, maintain and calm and professional demeanor during emergency and non-emergency situations involving individuals and groups.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:• Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED• Must possess and maintain a valid Massachusetts Driver's License with favorable driving record. • Pass all pre-employment screening including but not limited to CORI and drug testing. • Continued employment is contingent upon successful attainment and ability to perform duties associated with job and be able to complete required training which will involve physical training. • Must have some security, law enforcement or military experience or education.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:Availability for work must be conducive to our responsibility for 24 hr. coverage. This includes but is not limited to ability to work 8,10 or 12 hr. shifts, rotate day/even/ night if needed; provide coverage for weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime if necessary. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:• The working environment for this position requires:Physical effort requires walking, stooping and bending, running, standing, climb or descend multiple flights of stairs; perform CPR; deescalating aggressive behavior, dealing with intoxicated people, etc.; occasional lifting of lightweight objects (up to 40 pounds); will occasionally assist in restraining, handling or lifting individuals; discomfort from exposure to less than optimal temperatures and air conditions, including outdoor activities such as bike patrol; may deal with unpleasant situations, involving fights, weapons, and hazardous materials; lift and carry hand-held fire extinguisher and use if necessary; lift and carry assorted job related items including but not limited to handcuffs, pylons, chains, traffic control signs; occasional exposure to dust and fumes.• Ability to work outside throughout the duration of assigned shift if needed.Education/Experience and Other requirements: • Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED.• Post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and drug test are required. • Must have the ability to read labels and follow written instructions. • Be available to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and overtime when required. • May require worker to maintain a valid driver’s license with favorable driving record depending upon assigned work area(s).• Must have a minimum of 1 year of security, law enforcement or military experience.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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