Iowa State University Plant Safety Patrol Officer or Plant Safety Sergeant - Ames National Laboratory in Ames, Iowa
Position Title:Plant Safety Patrol Officer or Plant Safety Sergeant - Ames National Laboratory
Required Minimum Qualifications:• Four years experience in security and safety, or A combination of education and experience which provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities which includes two years of experience at the level of Plant Safety Patrol Officer. • Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications:Additional experience with industrial safety, fire safety, and security.
Experience with Simplex fire systems.
Experience with C-Cure security systems.
Would you like to work for a National Laboratory that conducts world-renowned research? Would you enjoy working on a diverse, beautiful, university campus? Can you imagine yourself in a mid-sized location that regularly ranks as one of the U.S. Best Places to Live (https://www.ameslab.gov/careers-and-internships/life-ames) ? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider a career with Ames National Laboratory!
Ames Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy federally contracted National Laboratory located in Ames, Iowa, on the campus of Iowa State University. We are dedicated to translating foundational science through applied research to create technological innovations. We create materials, inspire minds to solve problems, and address some of the most challenging issues facing our world today. We promote and believe in a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, civility, and shared ownership in support of the Laboratory's collective success.
Ames National Laboratory is seeking applicants for a Plant Safety Patrol Officer or Plant Safety Sergeant. Under general supervision, this position performs duties to protect property and provide for the safety of the personnel of the Ames Laboratory. Main duties include: conducting facility tours looking for safety and security issues, monitoring and responding to fire/security system, and performing shift-specific assignments (i.e., fire extinguisher program, first aid kit/closet inventories, emergency response equipment inspections, emergency response postings). The Plant Safety Sergeant position provides functional supervision of the Plant Safety Patrol Officers.
The successful candidate will need to be detail oriented and able to communicate effectively with Laboratory staff, researchers, students, visitors, and the general public. Ability to walk 6 miles per shift; move 50 lbs; differentiate between various audible and visual alarms, and have good hand-eye coordination. Work hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with rotating weekend work and day(s) off during week accordingly. Holidays worked are rotated annually.
Required qualifications for the Plant Safety Patrol Officer: Two years experience in security and safety, or a combination of education and experience which provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.
Required qualifications for the Plant Safety Sergeant: Four years experience in security and safety, or A combination of education and experience which provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities which includes two years of experience at the level of Plant Safety Patrol Officer. Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period
Time Type:Full time
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Original Posting Date: November 8, 2023
Posting Close Date:December 8, 2023
Job Requisition Number:R13426
By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission of education, research, extension and outreach, we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. And through Innovate at Iowa State , we provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Located just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, the city of Ames was recently named one of the Top 10 cities in the U.S. for campus life and career opportunities.
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