Temporary Public Safety Officer, University Police

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Classification:Temporary Service
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA VCAS University Police
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Police/Fire

Position Summary:

The University Police Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage is currently seeking applicants for a Temporary Public Safety Officer.

Duties:

100Provides service to students, employees, and visitors; writes reports; checks permits on vehicles entering and parked on campus or at Statewide buildings; directs flow of traffic and parking of cars when needed; and issues University parking violation citations as appropriate. Patrols 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. Provides directions to locate buildings and offices and other general information to visitors. Patrols buildings and grounds on foot or in vehicle to provide security and prevent crime. Writes reports on incidents occurring on a campus or the Statewide buildings. Performs other related duties as required.Essential

Work is performed under the general supervision of the university police department, typically that of a Sergeant, University Police.  Supervision is usually available in person or by radio.  Work requires the ability to make frequent minor decisions and occasional decisions of some significance.  Work is reviewed for completeness, accuracy and compliance with departmental policy and procedure.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Should have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a Public Safety Officer of The University of Alaska Anchorage Police. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive a University owned and/or leased motor vehicle. Must successfully pass a thorough background investigation, as directed by University of Alaska Board of Regents Policy, Alaska Police Standards Council, and FBI – Criminal Justice Information Systems requirements. Must be able to provide creditable testimony in a court of law.

Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification may render the position security sensitive.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Duties involve driving, walking, running, standing, stooping, climbing, crouching, pushing, jumping over, pulling, carrying, reaching above head, lifting, lowering, hand-wrist and elbow motion, grasping, and holding.

Working conditions involve exposure to variable weather conditions and working on any one of three shifts with varying days off and on holidays. Work involves a degree of hazard.

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Graduation from high school, vocational school or equivalent.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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