Guard/Public Safety Officer (S04560P)

University of Texas at Arlington
June 11, 2023
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Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of the company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, a summary of job duties, and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

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Position Information

Posting Number S04560P

Position Title Guard/Public Safety Officer (S04560P) Department Police Department Location Arlington Job Family Police/Campus Safety Position Status Full-time Work Hours Shift Work Schedule

Shift Work Our University Police Agency operates 24/7 including weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed. May be required to workday, evenings or night hours on one of three shifts. Work involves a degree of danger. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Must be willing to work mandatory overtime with minimal notice.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

Public Safety Officers safeguard the community and property the U.T. System Administration or an institution of The University of Texas System. The Public Safety Officer's duties include patrolling assigned areas, observing, and investigating suspicious behavior, enforcing regulations, completing incident reports, and processing lost/found property. Public Safety Officers work collaboratively with members of our community, other departments, and external partners. Public Safety Officers are expected to be highly attentive to irregularities and problem solve situations in their assigned area.


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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides service to students, employees, and visitors; writes reports; and directs flow of traffic and parking of cars when needed.
  • Patrol's buildings and grounds to check for fires, water leaks, potential security and safety hazards and general building security, reporting all irregularities, emergencies, or suspicious activity.
  • Ensures all personnel entering the System Complex or a campus are properly identified.
  • Investigates and reports suspicious incidents; reviews and monitors security camera systems; and completes reports as necessary.
  • Processes recovered/found property.
  • Ensuring proper chain of custody, secure handling procedures, and correct disposition of property.
  • Responds to and assists on fire alarms, medical emergencies, and injured person incidents.
  • Provides support to police officers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • This position is classified as security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.

    Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a Public Safety Officer of The University of Texas System Police.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible to drive a University owned and/or leased motor vehicle.
  • Must successfully pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must be able to provide creditable testimony in a court of law.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title EEO Statement

    UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 3

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of the company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, a summary of job duties, and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained?
  • GED/High School diploma
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Do you possess a valid Texas Class C operator driver's license or any other states equivalent to driving a personal vehicle?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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