UT Health Public Safety Officer-(UTPD) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Public Safety Officer-(UTPD)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Requisition #: 21000291
The primary purpose of the Public Safety Officer position is to screen all persons entering the facilities of the University for proper identification. Through observation and patrol, safeguard institutional property, identify security issues and enforce institutional rules and regulations. In emergencies, facilitate the orderly evacuation of the buildings and structures.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Patrol: Patrols university buildings and property on foot to prevent theft, vandalism or fire.
Calls for Service: Responds to calls for service and provides requested services in a timely manner and in accordance with policies and procedures.
Screening: Actively screens all persons entering university facilities; challenges persons without appropriate identification and all suspicious persons.
Other Duties as Assigned: Other duties to include, but not limited to, emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus. Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.
One or more levels of certification (Certified Healthcare Security Officer, Certified Advancd Healthcare Security Offficer, or Certified Health Security Supervisor) from the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS).
High school diploma or equivalent. Preferred Education: Some College.
One year of experience in a customer-focused position. With preferred education, no experience required.
Preferred Experience: Two years of experience in a customer-focused position.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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