Emergency Services Unit Officer

Requisition # 2022-15536
Date Posted 2 months ago(10/13/2022 5:03 PM)
Department
PPPL ES&H
Category
Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Services
Job Type
Full-Time

Overview

Are you interested in joining the world’s brightest talent in solving some of the world’s grandest scientific challenges of the 21st century? Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is doing just that! Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!

 

Under the direction of a supervisor, provides specialized security, fire protection, emergency medical care, and other protective services. Performs investigations and documents the results. Responsibilities of this position occur in all weather conditions and potential hazardous environments created by emergency situations. During emergency events, may be required to assume a position in the Incident Command System. Must maintain personal physical standards required to meet the potentially rigorous challenges of this position.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of a supervisor, provides specialized security, fire protection, emergency medical care, and other protective services. Performs investigations and documents the results. Responsibilities of this position occur in all weather conditions and potential hazardous environments created by emergency situations. During emergency events, may be required to assume a position in the Incident Command System. Must maintain personal physical standards required to meet the potentially rigorous challenges of this position.

 

Core Duties: 

 

Security- 70%:

  • Patrols PPPL facilities (in vehicle or on foot) to protect employees, subcontractors, visitors and University and Government property.
  • Monitors access to PPPL facilities and restricted areas; and maintains order at special functions.
  • Enforces Property Pass Program in accordance with Laboratory requirements.
  • Enforces University and PPPL parking and traffic regulations.
  • Monitors the performance parameters of selected experimental and operational equipment to ensure proper operation. Identifies equipment or systems operating outside of the specified parameters and notifies the Communication Officer.
  • Performs the responsibilities of Communications Officer.
  • Assists visitors by providing information and direction as necessary.
  • Conducts investigations of security related incidents as directed by a supervisor.
  • Effectively detains criminal offenders; generates required documented reports; may employ use of force in performance of duties.
  • Inspection of security devices, life safety items (i.e. fire doors, eyewashes, emergency showers, etc.).

Emergency Response- 10%:

  • Reports to the Incident Commander during emergency situations.
  • Responds to potentially extremely hazardous environments and may work in areas with Self Contained Breathing Apparatus for extended periods.
  • Selects and uses proper fire fighting tools and equipment to control and extinguish fires. Uses ladders to gain access to assist individuals from affected structures.
  • Utilizes the appropriate safety equipment, removes hazardous gases/materials from buildings and assists in determining corrective action.
  • Provides medical care including CPR and defibrillation.
  • Performs extrication operations to free individuals trapped in vehicles, elevators or structures.

Training- 10%:

  • Maintains training and certifications to meet federal, state and PPPL requirements.
  • Participates in required Physical Fitness program during duty day.

Inspections- 10%: 

  • Performs tests, inspections as required, preventative maintenance and minor repair of fire.
  • Documents results of such activities establishing the operability of the pertinent equipment.
  • Identifies deficiencies for repair.

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 

  • HS Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma).
  • NFPA Fire Fighter 1 certification.
  • State of New Jersey EMT-B/D Certification.
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Training.
  • A Professional Level CPR Certification; Incident Command System (ICS) training (desired).
  • A strategic goal of PPPL is diversifying the community of scientists and engineers, ensuring equitable access, and making the STEM fields more accessible and inclusive. With this in mind, we will take into consideration equivalent work and personal experiences as well as efforts in education, outreach or other related service activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • A minimum of three (3) years firefighter experience in a paid or volunteer fire company.
  • Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A minimum of one (1) year EMT experience is required.
  • At least one (1) year of security experience (desired).

Certificates and Licenses: 

  • HS Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma).
  • NFPA Fire Fighter 1 certification.
  • State of New Jersey EMT-B/D Certification.
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Training.
  • A Professional Level CPR Certification; Incident Command System (ICS) training (desired). 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Successful completion of NFPA 1582 and 10 CFR Part 1046 Security Officer (SO) Medical Qualifications. (pre-employment requirement and periodic thereafter.)
  • Successful completion of a 10 CFR Part 1046 Security Officer (SO) psychological evaluation. (pre-employment requirement and periodic thereafter.)
  • Pass the initial mandatory drug testing and random drug tests thereafter.
  • Successful completion of PPPL Initial and Annual Agility Testing.

Working Conditions: 

  • No criminal history.
  • Valid state driver’s license, and a favorable driving record.
  • Must work a schedule that includes rotational shift, weekends and holidays.
  • May be required to work a twenty-four (24) hour work schedule.
  • May be required to work mandatory overtime to meet division requirements.
  • Ability to work in all types if weather conditions.
  • May be required to work at other positions (i.e. ESCC Command Officer).
  • Exercises sound judgment.

 

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.

Standard Weekly Hours

40.00

Eligible for Overtime

Yes

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Probationary Period

90 days

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Physical Capacity Exam Required

Yes

Valid Driver's License Required

Yes

Union Code

IFF-International Fire Fighters

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Princeton University-Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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PPPL is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory managed by Princeton University. The DOE prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.

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