Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Buildings And Grounds Patrol Officer (Part-Time)

University of Connecticut

Recruitment #180711-1248PS-001

Introduction

The University of Connecticut Library in Storrs is currently accepting applications for three part time, temporary positions. Reporting to the Head of Facilities & Security, the Buildings and Grounds Patrol Officers enforce the facilities and environmental policies of the UConn Library as mandated to maintain an environment conducive to an academic setting. These positions are categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff.  Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations. For new employees, the hourly salary is $19.27/hour and is non-negotiable. The positions have rotating shifts. Applicants will be considered for all shifts.

There are three shifts available:  

Schedule 31.5 Hours Per Week (subject to change): Monday - Wednesday 9:30PM-2:30AM, Saturday 9:30AM-4:30PM, Sunday 5:00PM-2:30AM

Schedule 20 Hours per Week (subject to change): September 4 – November 16, 2018; November 25 - December 16, 2018; January 22 – March 14, 2019; March 24 – May 11, 2019, Sunday – Thursday; 10:30PM – 2:30AM

Schedule 23 Hours per Week (subject to change):Thursday 8:30PM-2:30AM, Friday 5:30PM-9:30PM, Saturday 4:00PM-9:30PM, Sunday 9:30AM-5:30PM

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.  

Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check.  

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PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Interpersonal skills; basic oral and written communication skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience or training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Appointment to positions within the Connecticut Marketing Authority will be in accordance with Section 22-63a(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and maintain a Standard First Aid Certificate and/or CPR certification.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.

2. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

Conclusion

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp   

Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at:  https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/  

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.