The State of Connecticut
, University of Connecticut’s Police
Department at UConn Health in Farmington is seeking applications for a
full-time, Buildings and Grounds Officer to provide security at the emergency
department lobby, assist medical staff with violent patients, provide interior
patrol of the facility, and occasionally perform dispatching duties in the
absence of a dispatcher. This position is considered an Emergency Support Services/Essential
Staff position. Incumbent must be available for weather or other emergency
openings and possess the ability to be flexible and adjust to a schedule
changes generated by severe weather and/or emergency circumstances. The hourly rate is $19.94 and is non-negotiable.
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.
Employment will be contingent
upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination,
including drug testing, as well as a psychological exam and a criminal
Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to UConn HR’s
Services Unit phone number, 860-486-3034.
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; 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.
Any experience or training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.
Preference will be given to those applicants who can effectively demonstrate the following in their submitted application:
hospital security experience
Appointment to positions within the Connecticut Marketing Authority will be in accordance with Section 22-63a(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and maintain a Standard First Aid Certificate and/or CPR certification.
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 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.
Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.
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.
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/
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.