Public Safety Officer (Security)

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Police Dept.
  • Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Sep 11, 2023
Full time Law Enforcement

Job Description

Job description
Why UT Southwestern? With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned academic medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and safety for our University and community. Ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 10 National Employers, we invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern Police Department where you’ll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.
Job Summary
Join UT Southwestern Medical Center Police Department as a Public Safety Officer (PSO) and help with campus security and safety. UT Southwestern is proud to start our valued Public Safety Officers at $18/hour ($37,440 yr) with additional shift differential pay for nights & weekends.
UT Southwestern delivers a truly superb level of performance and achievement and we’re proud to match this standard of excellence with a rich benefits package that reflects our commitment to you.
• Paid medical insurance and benefits effective day one
• Paid Vacation days, sick days, and holidays
• Uniforms and equipment provided at no cost to the employee and free uniform cleaning
• Longevity pay , tuition assistance, select special holiday pay and available overtime shifts
• Career advancement opportunities, both inside and outside of the police department
As a Public Safety Officer, you will provide critical services and information to students, staff, faculty, and visitors on campus while working within our supported police department. For those applicants who may be interested in a career in law enforcement, this entry-level position allows you to safeguard the people, resources and infrastructure at UT Southwestern while growing your criminal justice background. This unique role allows you the opportunity to explore the UT Southwestern Police Department career ladder and work in many of the important critical roles in a police department.
At UT Southwestern, the possibilities to advance your criminal justice career are endless. We invite you to join our team and be a key player in providing safety and security within the Dallas/Fort Worth community. Shift Availability PSOs at UT Southwestern are assigned to the following shifts: • 6:45 AM to 3:15 PM • 2:45 PM to 11:15 PM • 10:45 PM to 7:15 AM
Experience and Education • Graduation from high school, vocational school or equivalent and no experience required. • Must possess valid Texas 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. • All offers of employment are contingent upon a verified negative drug screen. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Job Duties Provide service to students, employees, and visitors; directs flow of traffic and parking of cars when needed Patrol 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 and prevent crime.
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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.