University of Utah Security Corporal- University Health Sciences in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 02/13/2019

Requisition Number PRN19641B

Job Title Security Corporal

Working Title Security Corporal- University Health Sciences

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 30-40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Rotating

Work Schedule Summary

Rotating shifts including some nights and weekends, holidays and University Closure days. Shift may include and are subject to change: five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts.

VP Area President

Department 00471 - Public Safety

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 19.59 to 25.00

Close Date 05/13/2019

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Supervises Security Officers, carries out administrative responsibilities and performs advanced-level Security Officer duties.

Responsibilities

1. Supervises the activities of subordinate security personnel, ensuring staff members are completing assignments of the University Hospital and Clinics a Level 1 Trauma center hospital environment, as part of a proactive program for the safety and security of the facility. May patrol other University buildings including off campus University Hospital Properties, Clinics, and Research Centers as needed.

2. Plans, coordinates and evaluates the operation and goals of security assignments.

3. Carries out human resource activities by evaluating employee performance, initiating disciplinary action, and making commendation recommendations.

4. Exercises direct command in a manner that assures order, appropriate conduct, discipline and efficiency.

5. Ensures compliance with department standards, rules, regulations and policy and procedures.

6. Schedules and organizes the work of subordinate personnel.

7. Disseminates administrative information to subordinate personnel at shift briefings.

8. Reviews and analyzes reports prepared and submitted by officers for accuracy, completeness and essential elements.

9. Prepares reports/statistics as requested.

10. Maintains positive community relations and department image.

11. Investigates and resolves complaints, both internal and external.

12. Identifies training needs, and conducts training for department personnel.

13. Perform duties as Incident Manager.

14. Attend meetings pertaining to safety and security, relaying information to appropriate individuals.

15. Build positive working relationships with other University Health Care staff members, and the customers we serve.

16. Ensuring proper notifications are made to Command Staff in the event of serious incidents and personnel issues that may arise.

17. Perform duties as assigned.

18. May be required to be on-call, and available in certain situations to respond to work at short notice.

19. Performs inspections of officer’s, assigned equipment and uniforms to ensure proper fit and in working order.

Problem Solving:

In collaboration with a supervisor, incumbents may need to determine when to restrain combative patients, detain persons suspected of criminal activity or trespassing and/or contact University Police for assistance.

Depending on the department or area of service, the following may apply:

• The incumbent is exposed to potentially stressful or dangerous situations that result from human behavior and hostile situations that may become threatening, necessitating the use of physical force.

• The incumbent is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb or run up/down stairs, kneel, crouch or crawl and occasional use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. Incumbents occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and must be physically capable of restraining a combative patient or trespasser, potentially with the use of handcuffs. Specific vision requirements include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust vision with corrective measures.

• The incumbent is expected to participate in a rotating on-call schedule, 24-hours a day, seven days a week, work weekends and holidays, and to handle emergencies particularly during special events on campus.

• The incumbent might be required to obtain International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security (I.A.H.S.S.) certification after six months of being hired in areas where the Director of Public Safety has determined it to be essential.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required:

• Nearly Continuously: Infectious Diseases (frequent exposure to contagious or infectious diseases). Vaccines as required to work within Hospitals and Clinic environment.

• Often: Office environment, outdoor environment, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise (there is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level), exposure to animals, atmospheric conditions (conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation)

• Seldom: Oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids)

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required:

• Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, walking

• Often: Sitting, repetitive hand motion (such as typing), repetitive foot motion (such as using foot controls), bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, crawling, balancing, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing, lifting – up to 50 pounds, lifting – over 50 pounds.

DISCLAIMER

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years security experience, or equivalency; the ability to stand and walk for eight hours; a valid Utah Driver’s License with proof of insurability; and the ability to pass an extensive background check required. In addition, the incumbent is required to be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Demonstrated human relation skills and a working knowledge of radio codes and regulations along with a commitment to provide excellent customer service are also required.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Preferences

Preferences:

One year security experience is preferred but not required.

Benefits:

The University of Utah Employee Health Care Plan has three Plan Design Options and two Network Options from which employees can choose. Please reference the link below for information regarding University of Utah Health Benefits, Retirement, Life insurance and any additional benefit inquiries you may have.

https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/healthcare.php

University of Utah employees receive free public transit on both theUTATrax andUTAbus systems.

University of Utah employees receive reduced tuition once they meet specific eligibility rules. Please reference the link below for additional information regarding Reduced Tuition Benefits:

https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.