$21.15-$28.39 Hourly / $1,692.35-$2,271.05 BiWeekly /
At a state institution, university or school, facility or at the State Regional Market this class is accountable for providing basic security services designed to insure the control and safety of clients, students, employees and the visiting public.
Initially works under the close supervision of Buildings and Grounds Lead Patrol Officer or other employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.
Enforces regulations relating to parking and traffic control as established by assigned agency; directs traffic on state property; issues tickets for violations; gives information and assistance to visitors; guards entrances and exits to prevent trespass, vandalism, theft and other violations; performs routine vehicle and foot patrol duty and monitors security and alarm systems to detect theft and other criminal acts; provides security escorts; provides first aid when necessary; performs dispatching and record keeping functions at a desk post; at a state hospital, assists in maintaining order among patients; assists in searching for missing patients; may assist in fire prevention and fire fighting activities; at an agency or institution, may oversee the activities of fellow officers as designated; at the State Regional Market, collects stall fees from vendors and prepares receipts of same; performs related duties as required.
Interpersonal skills; basic oral and written communication skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to the attendant discomforts of working outdoors, to the effort of prolonged periods of walking and standing while on foot patrol and/or guard duty, and to some danger of injury in performing the duties of the class.
This replaces the existing specification for the classes of Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officer, Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officer (UConn Dispatcher) and Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officer (Connecticut Marketing Authority) in Salary Group PS 05/PX 09 approved effective September 9, 2011. (2012 SCOPE Review)