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Public Safety Officer II

Location: 9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL
Department:
Categories: Service/Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-7:00 AM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

We are recruiting for Public Safety Officers to join our team! Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, have a valid FL Class D Security license (or can obtain one within 30 days of employment), have at least 2 years of law enforcement, public safety, firefighter, EMT, military or related experience and a valid State of FL drivers license or able to obtain within 30 days of employment with a good driving record. The position also requires a Class G Security License from the FL Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services or able to obtain within 90 days of employment as well as IAHSS Advanced Level Certification (CAHSO) within 60 days of employment. Candidates must be available to work at all locations and all shifts.


When you join Lee Health, you’ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, our employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database. Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health.

Lee Health attracts the brightest stars, so if selected, we will contact you to discuss next steps.




This position is armed qualified. Employees not eligible for armed status may not obtain position level hirer than Public Safety Officer I. Officer patrols all areas of their assigned location in all weather conditions. Patrols are conducted on foot or in a variety of vehicles. Patrol areas include hospitals, business occupancy areas, and other areas as assigned. Efficiently maintains a safe and secure environment. Officer provides assistance to visitors, patients, employees and others with general, Public Safety, and safety issues. Immediately responds to all emergency and disaster situations. Officer assists patient care staff as required. Officer follows broad instructions and operates within the guidelines of established System policies and applicable local, state, and federal laws in carrying out duties. Officer maintains a high code of ethics, moral conduct, confidentiality, and professionalism. Officer maintains a flexible schedule and is able to respond to any Lee Health location. Officers are assigned a diverse set of additional duties as needed to complete a task or mission. May be required to engage and physically control acts of aggression and threatened acts of violence.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
  • High school or equivalent (GED)
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Experience
Required:
  • Two years of full time experience in law enforcement, healthcare public safety, military or other related field. One year of full time experience as Lee Health public safety officer will count towards experience

Preferred:
  • none

Additional:
  • Successful completion of Lee Health Public Safety training program within 30 days of employment
  • Successful completion of Lee Health Public Safety Department firearms training and licensing program within 90 days of employment
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of employment
  • Class D Security License from FL Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services within 30 days of employment
  • Class G security license from the FL Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services within 90 days of employment
  • IAHSS Advanced Level Certification (CAHSO) within 60 days of employment
Additional Requirements:
  • All license/certification must be current and active at all times
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • none
Preferred:
  • none
Additional Requirements:
  • Basic computer skills such as typing, using Public Safety software programs, and writing concise detailed reports with proper spelling and grammar. Ability to use basic electronics such as a digital camera, closed circuit television equipment, Digital Video Recorders / DVDs, and multiple line telephones, handheld radio and other Public Safety equipment as assigned.