Public Safety Officer I - position 1 of 2

Posted on 07/21/2020

Public Safety Officer I
Sam Noble Museum – Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Sam Noble Museum seeks a full-time Public Safety Officer I to serve as an unarmed, noncommissioned public servant in the areas of museum security, information dissemination and related security/noncriminal law enforcement.

Work is performed according to established protocols and procedures. Exemplary service is required as well as working cooperatively with others to ensure that the security/noncriminal law enforcement needs of the museum, its staff, and visitors, are being met. The candidate will receive general supervision from a Public Safety Officer III (Security Supervisor).

Duties and Responsibilities: 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. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and job-related experience and 0-9 months experience of Public Safety. Must be 18 years of age as defined by the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act).

Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Must deliver security services in a courteous and professional manner; this position requires exceptional customer relations skills. Must exhibit sound judgment, integrity, and a sense of responsibility. Must be able to communicate well with the public, students, faculty and staff, follow oral and written instructions, and to perform assigned tasks. Must use established safety practices to protect health and safety of personnel and property.

The job requires hearing, vision, speaking, regular standing, bending, lifting above shoulders and carrying at least 30 pounds; perform shift work; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to read and understand basic written or printed materials; basic computer skills; and a willingness to wear and maintain uniforms, including head covering. Public Safety Officers experience regular exposure to disagreeable conditions including inclement weather, odors, and loud noises.

Full-time position (40 hours per week): Tuesday-Saturday evening shift (1500-2300). Hours may vary for special events or activities. Salary: $11.39 per hour; full benefits.

For more information about the museum, visit the museum website at: Applications will be processed until a candidate is selected. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Hiring contingent on a background check and driver’s license check.

Applications must be submitted using the on-line application process. To apply, go to and search for job number 201518. Materials submitted in application for position become the property of the University of Oklahoma. Deadlines are subject to change without notice. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.