The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Guard/Public Safety Officer - Public Safety Officer

Hiring department Police Department
Monthly salary $2,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Shift
Posting number 13-01-31-01-6343
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Arlington, TX
Number of vacancies 4
General Notes

This position is shift work and may require weekends, overnight shifts, overtime, and assigned to transportation once you receive your Commercial Drivers License(CDL).

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Provide service and information to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Safeguard University property; enforce University parking rules and regulations, and routine operation of University Shuttle Buses.

Essential Functions

Patrol University buildings and property on foot to prevent fire, theft, and vandalism. Lock and unlock buildings and interior offices to maintain campus security. Prepare written reports to document such activities. Escort persons to parking lots and University buildings during periods of darkness by foot or using a University motor vehicle. Assist in the rescue of persons stranded in inoperable elevators in multi-level University buildings. Prepare written reports to document such activities. Assist motorists via jumpstarting motor vehicles. Prepare and issue written citations for vehicles violating University parking regulations. Process recovered/found property. This includes a proper chain of custody, secure handling practices, and correct disposition of the property. Locate and identify safety hazards and defective or malfunctioning equipment. Prepare written reports to document such items for repair. Drive University Shuttle Bus on and off campus, check condition of the buses, and report needed adjustments and repairs.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent. No experience required. Valid Texas Commercial Driver's license (CDL) or able to obtain within 6 months of hire date. Good communication skills. Physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a Police Public Safety Officer of the University of Texas System Police. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

The department is seeking applicant who have a current Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Criminal background check conducted.

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