Security Officer 3
The Security Officer 3 (night shift) will investigate un-secure premises, investigate incidents which may have an impact on university security and the protection of assets, assist people, identify sources of problems, enforce parking regulations and work with the UW Police as a primary duty. The person in this position will work to maintain secure premises and open work areas for legitimate purposes and will insure rules and laws are enforced pursuant to department policy. The work affects the safety and security of the university community and its properties. The Security Officer 3 (night shift) will support the department's mission by providing essential functions while respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals and taking pride in all we do. The primary work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Required: Knowledge and skill in foot patrol
techniques, Knowledge and skill in oral and written communication, Knowledge and
skill in first aid CPR, and A.E.D., The ability to deal with a diverse
population in a variety of situations, The ability to observe and recall facts
and details about persons, events, scenes, physical conditions and human
behaviors., The ability to make appropriate quick decisions based on training
and experience quickly, The ability to read and understand complex printed
material, Possess strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational
skills, The ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks, Possess a valid
driver’s license. Authorization to drive a University vehicle is required
Preferred: Knowledge of codes, and policies pertaining to security, parking, traffic, and building procedures, Knowledge of crime prevention techniques, Knowledge of defense tactics, vehicle operation, crowd control techniques, Knowledge and skill in investigative techniques.
Physical Demands: The mental and physical demands are consistent with a moderate degree of decision-making stress when exercising authority or rendering services. Daily, officer is expected to patrol on foot which involves walking, and standing. Occasionally the officer is called upon to use strength and physical agility and stamina in response to emergencies or moving an injured person and other tasks normally associated with public safety duties. Further, the nature of public safety work requires the extending on ones tour of duty due to investigations, emergencies, or manpower shortages etc.
Working conditions and environment: The work demands expose the officer to all types of weather conditions including ice, sleet, rain, fog, snow, etc.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
For UW-La Crosse Campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwlax.edu/StudentLife/securityreport.htm and for drug and alcohol information see http://www.uwlax.edu/HR/newemp/drugfree.htm or call Human Resources at (608) 785-8013 for a paper copy.
Evening 3rd Shift (11pm to 7am or similar hours)
Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement or voluntary demotion; beginning pay will not be less than the minimum ($13.545). Pay Schedule/Range is 05-10. A six month probationary period may be required.
Competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits.
For more information contact Ann Bever, HR Assistant, 608-785-8015, email@example.com
Please apply by
emailing a resume and your at-risk layoff letter (if applicable) to Ann Bever at
All application materials must be received by Monday, February 24, 2014.
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse is engaged in an effort to be a leader in Wisconsin’s
movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. Women, persons of
color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. If you
have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring
process, please contact the individual above to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Under Wisconsin Statutes, we are required to provide, upon request, a list of nominees and applicants. A written request can exclude one from this list. Persons agreeing to be final candidates (to be interviewed) will have their identities revealed as final candidates.