This position has the responsibility for monitoring and enforcing parking of University of Minnesota Morris (UMM) streets and parking lots.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Patrols streets and lots on foot and by car. 15%
Identifies and writes citations for violation of parking ordinances such as; vehicles in no parking zones, in 20 minute zones, without permits in permit areas, etc., on University of Minnesota Morris streets and in lots in accordance with University Code. 20%
Checks parking signs for proper signage and reports vandalized or missing signs. 5%
Attends scheduled hearings in court as requested or required by City Attorney.
Maintains accurate records and reports manually and/or through automated methods. 15%
Works with large crowds assisting drivers with parking. 5%
Acts as security monitor for a campus operation. Tours an assigned area during evening and night hours. Inspects buildings and grounds for irregularities such as potential fire hazards, water or gas leaks and unauthorized persons in an area. Closes doors and windows left open, turns off lights inadvertently left on. 20%
Performs special security related duties as assigned. 5%
Assists the college community, Police Department, Fire Department and Ambulance Service with emergency situations. 10%
Handles money on a daily basis. 5%
Communicates effectively with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic groups in a wide variety of situations.
The University of Minnesota Morris Office of Public Safety seeks a part time Community Service Officer.
Graduation from high school plus a valid Minnesota driver’s license.
Proficient driving skills.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment and to react with discretion under varying conditions.
Ability to withstand verbal confrontation from the public and to be courteous and tactful to violators.
Ability to read and understand signs.
Ability to write legibly and accurately record information.
Ability to complete work assignments, take and understand directives.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic groups in a wide variety of situations.
Physical and/or environmental requirements
Work will be outdoors each day. Employee is required to work outside in all weather conditions at a fixed post or roving post as directed.
Ability to walk for long periods in all weather conditions.
Good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear conversational voices.
The work also requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as long periods of standing, bending or stooping.
Must be able to stand for eight (8) hours a shift.
Must be able to carry 10 – 15 pounds continuously (equipment for job, belt, jacket, etc.)
Must be able to lift 10 – 20 pounds regularly (signs, barricades, etc.)
Must be able to move 30 – 50+ pounds occasionally (move a car or person).
This position requires the officer to wear a uniform.
Must pass a pre-employment physical and background check.
Internal Number: 340554
About University of Minnesota, Morris
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) provides a rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education, preparing its students to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship.As a public land-grant institution, UMM is a center for education, culture, and research for the region, nation, and world. UMM is committed to outstanding teaching, dynamic learning, innovative faculty and student scholarship and creative activity, and public outreach. Our residential academic setting fosters collaboration, diversity, and a deep sense of community.