Safety Officer – Full Time


This position is to provide a safe and clean environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors of Georgetown College


  • Adheres¬†to College Policy and Procedures
  • Acts as a role model within and outside the College
  • Performs¬†duties as workload necessitates
  • Maintains¬†a positive and respectful attitude
  • Communicates¬† regularly with supervisor about Department issues
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Consistently¬†reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
  • Meets¬†Department productivity standards

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Patrolling and securing campus
  • Providing¬†escorts when requested
  • Conducting safety inspections
  • Routine¬†maintenance of safety equipment
  • Loss¬†Prevention
  • Locking¬†and unlocking doors/buildings
  • Available¬†for emergency or when manager so advises
  • Report in writing any and all safety concerns
  • Attend¬†sporting and other college events as needed


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and / or Experience ‚Äď High School Diploma¬†or its equivalent or one to three month‚Äôs related experience and/or¬†training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Communication / Language – Requires effective oral and written communication skills, and basic interpersonal ¬†¬†¬†¬† skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.¬† Ability to write simple correspondence.¬†¬†Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the¬†organization.
  • Mathematical – Ability to¬†add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Reasoning – Ability to¬† apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.¬†¬† Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in¬†standardized situations.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations¬†¬†–¬†¬† Valid driver‚Äôs license with a clean record. Employee must complete a ¬†¬†¬†¬† driver‚Äôs application and attend a workshop coordinated by Auxiliary¬† Services before driving a campus vehicle.
  • Computer Literacy / General Office¬†¬†¬† Equipment ‚Äst¬†¬† None required


  • Regularly
    • Stand and walk
    • Talk or hear
  • Frequently
    • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
    • Reach¬†with hands and arms
    • Exposure¬† to outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally
    • Sit
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
    • Climb¬†or balance
    • Lift¬†and/or move up to 25 pounds
    • Exposure¬†to high, precarious places
    • Exposure¬†to fumes or airborne particles
  • Vision
    • Close¬†vision
    • Distance¬† vision
    • Color¬†vision
    • Peripheral¬†vision
    • Depth¬†perception
    • Ability¬†to adjust focus
  • Noise
    • Moderate
  • Stress
    • Low¬†to high
  • Normal Work Schedule
    • Will¬† be trained on all shifts
    • Must be available for any shift
    • Overtime¬†as necessary to meet the demands of the position

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