Public Safety Officer I - Job Number: 210397

Posted on 02/05/2021

Public Safety Officer I - Job Number:  210397
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History – Application Deadline: Open until filled

Job Location : Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Schedule : Full-time
Work Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday (day shift: 0700 am-1500 pm and 0900 am-1700 pm). Hours may vary for special events or activities.
Salary Range: Up to $11.39/hr based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes 
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter 

Job Description
Serves as an unarmed, non-commissioned public servant in the areas of Museum security, information dissemination and related security/noncriminal law enforcement.


  • General security/noncriminal law enforcement duties, including making contact with the public and/or students, staff, or faculty of the University to explain regulations and/or enforcement actions taken, or to determine the party’s need for information, service, or assistance
  • Collecting and issuing keys and access cards
  • Making building security inspections
  • Dispatching responses to alarms and disturbances
  • Operating public safety communications equipment
  • Responding to disasters and emergencies
  • Providing care and first aid in emergencies
  • Communicating and interacting with OUDPS or other emergency service providers
  • Monitoring deliveries and shipments at loading dock
  • Assisting with special events and other museum activities

Job Requirements
Required Education: 
GED/High School Grad or equivalent combination of education/job-related experience, AND 0-9 months experience in public safety


  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty, and staff
  • Uses established safety practices to protect health and safety of personnel and property


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Regular exposure to disagreeable conditions including inclement weather, odors and loud noises; regular standing, bending, lifting above shoulders and carrying at least 25 pounds; may perform shift work; willingness to wear and maintain uniforms, including head covering.
  • Must be 18 years old. 
  • No felony convictions

Departmental Preferences:

  • Museum security experience
  • Customer relations skills/experience

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions:
If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes

Special Indications: Hiring contingent upon police records check


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