Job Information

University of Utah Security Officer II- Main Campus in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/25/2021

Requisition Number PRN26669B

Job Title Security Officer II

Working Title Security Officer II- Main Campus

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Day Shift 6am-2pm, Swing Shift 2pm-10pm, Grave Shift 10pm-6am includes weekends and shifts can vary.

VP Area President

Department 02152 - Campus Security

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.87

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

About University Safety Safety is a top priority for the University of Utah. The Chief Safety Officer is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all campus safety initiatives, as well as overseeing the University Safety Department, which includes a central administrative Office of the CSO , as well as public safety operational divisions, which include University Police, Campus Security, U Health Security, Emergency Management, Community Services, and an Emergency Communications Center. Safety looks and feels different to each person, and U Safety is committed to working with the community to foster a safe environment where all individuals feel empowered and equipped to succeed in their work, education, and other business with the university. As such, it is important that all staff stay aware of, and demonstrate support for, issues related to safety, equity, diversity, and inclusion, both locally and nationally. More at safety.utah.edu Job Summary: Provides security services for the campus community which include but are not limited to: Locking buildings, unlocking buildings, patrolling campus, writing reports, assisting motorists, documenting patrol activities, and running security operations center ( SOC ). Job responsibilities are not exhaustive. This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at designated assigned building on the University of Utah campus if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.

About University Safety

Safety is a top priority for the University of Utah. The Chief Safety Officer is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all campus safety initiatives, as well as overseeing the University Safety Department, which includes a central administrative Office of the CSO , as well as public safety operational divisions, which include University Police, Campus Security, U Health Security, Emergency Management, Community Services, and Emergency Communications.

Safety looks and feels different to each person, and U Safety is committed to working with the community to foster a safe environment where all individuals feel empowered and equipped to succeed in their work, education, and other business with the university. As such, it is important that all staff stay aware of, and demonstrate support for, issues related to safety, equity, diversity, and inclusion, both locally and nationally.

More at safety.utah.edu .

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities: 1. Provide a uniformed security presence on Campus 2. Patrol campus premises to deter criminal activity and enhance the safety of students, staff, and faculty 3. Monitor facilities in assigned areas of patrol 4. Write reports of irregularities such as equipment or property damage 5. Request police or other emergency services in situations such as fire, disturbances, or medical emergencies 6. Escort or drive motor vehicle to patrol assigned area and /or transporting individuals 7. Maintain professional demeanor during stressful situations 8. Adhere to department and university policies 9. May be required to work any shift, on days off, weekends, and holidays (Security Staff may have an opportunity to work the U home football games depending on needs to facilitate security) 10. May work in inclement weather or extreme weather conditions 11. May be confined to a service vehicle for an entire shift 12. Required to provide vehicle boosts, car unlocks, and other motorist assistance services 13. Must be willing to maintain required trainings. All trainings will be provided by the department. 14. Unlocks university buildings as required and secures university property by locking buildings after turning off lights and other electrical devices not in use. 15. Patrols assigned area by touring buildings (interior and exterior), examining doors and windows, and inspecting for intrusions. 16. Assists the Fire Department by answering fire alarms with fire fighters and unlocking buildings and removing barriers to permit entry. 17. Assists Police Officers by investigating disturbances and referring calls to Police Dispatch if the disturbance involves a violation of the law. 18. Provides security services for the campus community which include but are not limited to locking buildings, unlocking buildings, patrolling campus, writing reports, assisting motorists, and documenting patrol activities. 19. Assists in emergency management. 20. Run security operations in a dispatch capacity, such as in a Security Operation Center ( SOC ) 21. Have the ability to cross train and cover other proprietary posts such as a museum. Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required: 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: Hazardous chemicals, bodily fluids, OC Spray Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required: Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, walking, writing, talking 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

High school diploma, GED or equivalency and one year security experience or equivalency; successfully pass a background check; demonstrated communications skills; and a commitment to providing excellent customer service required. A valid Utah Driver’s License to be obtained within 6 months of hire. The incumbent will be required to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute certification ( CPI ) after being hired. The incumbent will also be required to attend other mandatory trainings as determined or required by the Department of Public Safety. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

1. High school diploma, GED and 6 months to 1 year of security experience, or equivalency 2. Successfully pass an extensive background check Required 3. Good communications skills 4. Commitment to providing excellent customer service *Required 5. A valid Utah Driver’s License *Required 6. Required to attend trainings as determined or required by the Department of Public Safety 7. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description 8. The ability to stand and walk for a minimum eight hours 9. People skills 10. Ability to learn radio codes and regulations 11. Team oriented 12. Working knowledge or ability to learn and understand Incident Command 13. Report writing skills 14. Type 35-40 WPM 15. Proficient computer skills: Monitoring cameras, answering alarms, monitoring radios and dispatching officers, run multiple computer programs at a time. *Required 16. Familiar with Microsoft Office programs, Microsoft TEAMS , Outlook, Zoom, Skype, Webex, Adobe Acrobat DC, and KRONOS *Required 17. Working knowledge or the ability to learn security systems: Avigilon, C CURE , Spillman, Versaterm, and CAD *Required

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

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.