Posting Number: S004217
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides work leadership, guidance and training to Security Officers during scheduled shift. Monitors activities to ensure actions are in accordance with procedures and applicable laws. Performs Police Officer patrol tasks as needed.
Enforces all laws, including but not limited to, penal and traffic laws.
Performs all Police Officer patrol duties as needed.
Monitors and assigns duties of personnel during scheduled shift.
Provides guidance to new officers and interpretation of departmental policies and procedures.
Maintains a pleasant and professional demeanor as a public representative of the department and the university.
Provides training to new and veteran Police Officers and Security Officers in accordance with department guidelines.
Coordinates special projects, such as crime prevention presentations and other community events.
Reviews time sheets, offense reports and performs administrative tasks as delegated by the Lieutenant.
Serves as supervisor in the absence of the Police Sergeant.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Requires specialized training in basic trades, principles, procedures, practice, routines or techniques in a specific area or trade which might normally be acquired through up to 18 months of education or training beyond the high school level. Vocational competence in the operation of mechanical or electronic equipment may be required.
Must be at least 21 years of age and have a clear Texas driver's license.
The applicant must be TCOLE (formerly TCLEOSE) certified.
UHDPS requires all applicants to complete the criminal history fields on their application. Applicants with incomplete criminal history fields will not be considered for a position.
Required information includes, but may not be limited to:DOB
Last 4 digits of SSN
Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience. Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.
Additional Posting Information:
Additional Posting Information:
The ideal candidate will possess:One year of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement and public safety.
Considerable knowledge of State and Federal laws.
Exceptional leadership and management skills.
The ability to work effectively in complex, decentralized organization.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
A proven ability to initiate and maintain productive relationships with internal and external constituencies.
This position requires the applicant to pass several phases of reviews and tests such as a written exam, an oral review, a thorough background check, etc. Applicants that do not pass the testing phase may re-apply after three months, if there is an open position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive.
While performing this job the staff member shall:
The employee is regularly exposed to inside and outside temperature or weather conditions; potentially hostile environments
and extensive public contact. Employees are required to work their various assigned shift, including days, evenings, nights and
weekends and may be required to remain at their post for an additional shift. All staff are "essential personnel" and are required
to report to work during inclement weather.
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in a law enforcement setting and an office setting; restrain or subdue individuals;
walk, stand, sit, or run for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; occasionally climb and balance;
ability to operate and use specialized law enforcement tools and equipment.
The University of Houston is a Tobacco free campus.